Interest of the day

Scientific Instruments

morreale Tuesday 27 of August, 2013
Gizmodo has posted a list of the 14 Immense Scientific Instruments You Won't Believe Are Real but are very cool. They include the:
  • Daya Bay neutrino detector
  • Super-Kamiokande, a large Cherenkov detector
  • ATLAS (A Toroidal LHC Apparatus) particle detector
  • Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) experiment
  • Sudbury Neutrino Observatory (SNO)
  • Borexino Experiment (measures solar neutrino flux)
  • Cockcroft Walton generator
  • Z Pulsed Power Facility (largest x-ray generator)
  • Gammasphere, a gamma ray detector
  • Joint European Torus (JET) vessel, the largest tokamak in the world
  • National Ignition Facility (NIF)
  • NASA's cryogenic testing chamber
  • Large Diameter Centrifuge (LDC)
  • Large Space Simulator


Daya Bay neutrino detector