Large scale model showing a disintegration 'star' in cosmic rays

Made:
1960-1969 in South Kensington
maker:
Science Museum, Workshops

Large scale model, consisting of a series of rods and a sphere, showing a disintegration 'star' in cosmic rays, by Science Museum, Workshops, South Kensington, London, England, 1960-1969

Details

Category:
Nuclear Physics
Object Number:
1969-340
Materials:
aluminium (metal), brass (copper, zinc alloy), plaster, polyethylene (polythene) [solid] and polypropylene
Measurements:
overall (rod support): 70 mm x 1200 mm x 105 mm, 0.62kg
overall (smallest rod): 165 mm x 7 mm, 0.99kg
overall (largest rod): 2290 mm x 7 mm, 0.99kg
overall (shere): 150 mm, 0.49kg
type:
model - representation
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication

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