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Using Cosmic Rays to help Climate Change

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17:00 – 19:00 2 Dec 2014
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Hicks Building, Hounsfield Rd, Sheffield, S3 7RH

Speakers: Prof. Lee Thompson

Muon tomography involves detecting cosmic ray muons to build up an image of an unknown object and has been applied to the studying magma chambers in volcanos and hidden chambers in pyramids. This presentation will explore the possible application of muon tomography to the question of monitoring carbon storage sites.

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WELCOME

Lectures will be held at Sheffield University, Hicks Building, unless otherwise stated. Refreshments will be served 30 minutes before each lecture.

Event type: Lecture/Talk
Organised by: Department of Physics and Astronomy & IOP Yorkshire Branch Joint Lectures
Contact details: Dr John M Williams
Department of Physics
University of Sheffield
Tel: 0114 222 3512
j.williams@sheffield.ac.uk

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17:00 – 19:00 2 Dec 2014
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