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What is Cherenkov Radiation? - Universe Today
Cherenkov radiation is named after the Russian physicist who first worked it out in detail, in 1934, Pavel Alekseyevich Cherenkov (he got a Nobel for his work, in 1958; because he’s Russian, it’s also sometimes called Cerenkov radiation). Nothing’s faster than c, the speed of light … in a vacuum. In the air or water … Continue reading "What is Cherenkov Radiation?"