Astrophysik: Fenster zum Kosmos

Astrophysik: Fenster zum Kosmos

Cerenkov radiation ...

... originates from the fact that the Myon from a neutrino collision moves initially faster than light through the medium.

Just as a supersonic airplane that emits a sound cone, it emits a light cone that emerges as a flash at the location of the observer.

This weak, bluish light can be seen through the ice up to distances of 100 metres.

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