Accelerators for Society

Tracking glaciers with accelerators   

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From Symmetry Magazine, 3 February 2015

Geologists once thought that, until about 18,000 years ago, a mammoth glacier covered the top two-thirds of Ireland. Recently, however, they found evidence that it wasn’t just the top two-thirds: The Irish glacier was much larger, completely engulfing the country and extending far offshore.

They learned this with the help of a particle accelerator. Read more >>

 

 

ctanguy, 2015-02-03
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