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Quotes of gamma

  1. In this case, the particle formed has correspondingly less energy, whereas the product nucleus passes into the ground state with emission of the quantity of energy saved as gamma radiation. – Walther Bothe
  2. The first stage had been all over before the doctors even knew they were dealing with a new sickness; it was the direct reaction to the bombardment of the body, at the moment when the bomb went off, by neutrons, beta particles, and gamma rays. – John Hersey
  3. There are challenges in terms of the measurement of VAR for what are known as nonlinear derivatives, where things like gamma and vega are important dimensions of the risk. – John Hull
  4. Gamma was a logical progression after doing the Open Fire record. – Ronnie Montrose
  5. Our border patrol does a great job under these very dangerous conditions. They use very sophisticated equipment, including gamma rays, to detect drugs and illegal immigrants as they enter the U. S. – Timothy Murphy
  6. In general, the objects in the universe that are very high -energy objects, or the processes that are high -energy processes, will radiate more in the short wavelength range towards the gamma rays or the x -rays. – Claude Nicollier
  7. I turned my attention for a while to gamma ray astronomy and soon began the first in a continous series of experiments at the Savannah River site to study the properties of the neutrino. – Frederick Reines

Usage examples for gamma

  1. A gamma correction of 0. 8 has been applied to compensate for aging of the ink. – Official Views Of The World's Columbian Exposition by C. D. Arnold H. D. Higinbotham
  2. Gamma radiation; a great deal of gamma – The Answer by Henry Beam Piper
  3. In 1669, Hooke made the first attempt to ascertain the parallax of a fixed star, and selected for this purpose Gamma Draconis, a bright star in the Head of the Dragon. – The Astronomy of Milton's 'Paradise Lost' by Thomas Orchard
  4. " I will," said Katipah; " O Gamma gata, it is a very little thing that I ask." – The Blue Moon by Laurence Housman
  5. I told him what Snap and I had learned: the Gamma rays from the moon, proving that Grantline had concentrated a considerable ore- body. – Astounding Stories of Super-Science, March 1930 by Various
  6. Observations of gamma Draconis have been made with it, when the star passed between 20h and 17h, with some observations for adjustment at a still more advanced time. – Autobiography of Sir George Biddell Airy by George Biddell Airy
  7. " Gamma gata," she cried; till the twilight drew sea and land together, and she was left alone. – The Blue Moon by Laurence Housman
  8. The contrast and gamma values have been adjusted to restore the images. – Surgical Anatomy by Joseph Maclise
  9. In the Ambassador's room, an invisible spray of gamma rays silently began to flood the room with deadly radiation. – Diplomatic Immunity by Robert Sheckley
  10. " If he has concentrated any appreciable amount of radio- active ore," said Snap, " we should get an impulse from its Gamma rays." – Astounding Stories of Super-Science, March 1930 by Various
  11. " Some day, when I am grown brave," she thought, " Gamma gata will come back to me; but he will not come yet." – The Blue Moon by Laurence Housman
  12. He took the full dose of gamma rays right in his back. – The Image and the Likeness by John Scott Campbell
  13. In many respects, it was the most interesting of all, for the bomb blast and the accompanying deluge of gamma radiation occurred just at the instant of conception. – The Image and the Likeness by John Scott Campbell
  14. She has an invitation to a Pi Kappa Gamma dance and she has been refused permission to go. – Grace Harlowe's First Year at Overton College by Jessie Graham Flower
  15. Gamma rays were bombarding it! – Astounding Stories of Super-Science, March 1930 by Various
  16. Calling the first three terms alpha, beta, and gamma we operate like this.... – The Galaxy Primes by Edward Elmer Smith
  17. We can separate the three different kinds of rays- the alpha, the beta, and the gamma by magnetic devices, but we cannot cork them up and isolate them, as we can musk and the attar of roses. – The Breath of Life by John Burroughs
  18. The gamma count was far below the alpha, but there were too many of the rays around for comfort. – Rip Foster in Ride the Gray Planet by Harold Leland Goodwin
  19. The small star of gamma Andromedae is so far separated as to shew a broad dark space between its components. – Autobiography of Sir George Biddell Airy by George Biddell Airy

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