CLOUD: an atmospheric research facility at CERN

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The Cloud Collaboration;
  • Subject: Physics - Space Physics | Physics - Atmospheric and Oceanic Physics | High Energy Physics - Experiment | Physics - Geophysics
    arxiv: Astrophysics::Galaxy Astrophysics | Physics::Accelerator Physics | Astrophysics::High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena

This report is the second of two addenda to the CLOUD proposal at CERN (physics/0104048), which aims to test experimentally the existence a link between cosmic rays and cloud formation, and to understand the microphysical mechanism. The document places CLOUD in the fram... View more
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