8-26-18 - The Crackling Duomo

 Dan talks about Italian architecture and elementary particles.

 

Sources

Guardincerri‘s paper exploring muon imaging for the Dome

https://aip.scitation.org/doi/pdf/10.1063/1.4940897

 

Muon imaging the Duomo

https://arstechnica.com/science/2018/08/cosmic-rays-could-help-unlock-the-secrets-of-brunelleschis-dome/

 

Filippo Brunelleschi, Wikipedia

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Filippo_Brunelleschi

 

Florence Cathedral, Wikipedia

https://www.wikiwand.com/en/Florence_Cathedral

 

I Honestly Didn’t Know What A Buttress Was, So Here’s Britanica’s Summary

https://www.britannica.com/technology/buttress-architecture

 

Book Plug with Some Duomo Facts

https://truexcullins.com/brunelleschis-dome/

 

Muono Tomography, Wikipedia

https://www.wikiwand.com/en/Muon_tomography

 

Muon Tomography in Layman’s terms

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=34iuc8Wt59Q

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