Climate change: A cosmic connection


he cloud chamber, invented by C. T. R. Wilson at the start of the twentieth century, opened a new microcosmos to human examination. Droplets of water coalescing around ions in a chamber saturated with water vapour provided physicists with a way of visualizing particles; tracks left by the particles were preserved like contrails across the sky (see ‘The… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/443141a


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