How to Detect Time Dilation

"Behold the COSMOTRON 5000!!!"


Wed, Oct 29th, 2014 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

Joe Hanson of It's Okay to be Smart demonstrates how a cloud chamber can be used to spot subatomic particles. The device can be built for $30 and requires dry ice, some alcohol, and a fish tank. The fascinating thing about detecting these particles is that, by travelling at nearly the speed of light, they're essentially travelling in time, appearing to exist longer than they should.



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