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Comparing the Flux of the Cosmic Background Radiation, Man-Made Telecommunication, and Radio Terrestrial Thermal Background Noise Over Channel Bands In the 0.5 - 1000 MHz Range(2010-03-22)In 1964, when using the 20-foot horn-reflector antenna at the Crawford Hill Laboratory in Holmdel, New Jersey, Penzias and Wilson discovered the Cosmic Background Radiation while attempting to observe weak radio signals ...
Improving and Characterizing a High Resolution Spectrograph For Use in Measuring the Zeeman Effect in Mercury Gas Emission Lines(2010-03-17)We have built and calibrated a high resolution spectrograph capable of resolving 0.024259±3.24x10−6 Angstroms per pixel. With several improvements to the instrument as well as extensive focusing, we have greatly increased ...
(2010-03-17)The NIF facility was created to study fusion under controlled conditions. One hundred and ninety two of the world’s most powerful lasers are focused onto a very small gold cylindrical target. The high intensity laser heats ...