Beyond the Atmosphere: Early Years of Space Science

 
CHAPTER 6

THE HARVEST

 
 

Line graph of the Cosmic Ray Flux

 
[81] Figure 8. Cosmic ray flux. Smoothed composite curve of Applied Physics Laboratory single-counter counting rates above White Sands, New Mexico, geomagnetic latitude 41°N. Gangnes, Jenkins, and Van Allen in Physical Review 75 (1949). 57-69, courtesy of J. A. Van Allen and Physical Review


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