By: SKOBELTZYN, Dmitry (d. 1984).
In: Zeitschrift fur Physik, Vol. 54, 1929., Berlin::
Seller ID: S5183
Julius Springer, 1929. 231 x 155 mm. 8vo. 686-702 pp. [Entire volume: viii, 885 pp.] 9 figs., 2 tables. Navy cloth, gilt spine. Blind-stamp of the Carnegie Institution of Washington, Mount Wilson Observatory. Fine. FIRST EDITION. In February of 1929 "Skobeltzyn notices that cosmic ray particles frequently occur in groups - first indication of showers." Pais. "After my first casual observation on the appearance of cosmic-ray tracks in a Wilson chamber [the term cosmic ray (which had not yet been adopted) was not mentioned by me on that occasion, nor even Hohenstrahlung], a full rep... View More...