Impossible Muons

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This video is about how terrestrial muons are part of our experimental proof of time dilation, length contraction, and special relativity in general.


Cosmic Rays

Terrestrial Cosmic Rays

Cosmic Ray Interaction Depth & Muon Production Altitude

Cosmic rays are stronger at the poles

Cosmic Rays on Hyperphysics

Exponential decay and mean lifetime

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