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Title: Muons in the Cathedral

Muon-imaging technology — far better at penetrating materials than x-rays — makes it ideal for peering into thick, dense objects. While muon-imaging technology was developed for national security purpmore »oses, such as searching cargo shipments for nuclear materials, it could also be useful for determining what is inside any structure. Now, scientists at Los Alamos are using muons to look inside a nearly 600-year-old Italian church in hopes of preserving it for centuries to come.« less
Title: Muons in the Cathedral
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Publication Date: 2017-08-17
OSTI Identifier: 1375948
Resource Type: Multimedia
Research Org: Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org: USDOE
Subject: 46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY ; LANL ; MUONS ; MUON RADIOGRAPHY ; DRIFT TUBE ; MUON TRACKERS ; BRUNELLESCHI'S DOME ; ITALY ; STRUCTURAL IMAGING
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 00:02:45
System Entry Date: 2018-05-31