The power of a cosmic ray is shown in this false colour emulsion photo of a cosmic ray sulphur nucleus red colliding with a nucleus in the emulsion The collision produces a spray of other particles a fluorine nucleus green other nuclear fragments blue pions yellow The length of the sulphur track is mm The curlicues which adorn the track of the sulphur nucleus are electrons which it has knocked out of atoms in passing The photograph was taken in by Cecil Powell the English physicist who pion eered the use of photographic emulsions to record the tracks of electrically charged particles
This photographic print leverages sophisticated digital technology to capture a level of detail that is absolutely stunning. The colors are vivid and pure. The high-quality archival paper, a favorite choice among professional photographers, has a refined luster quality.
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