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my·on

(mī'on),
An individual muscle unit.
[G. mys, muscle]

myon

(mī′ōn) [Gr. mys, muscle]
A single muscle unit.
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In 2015, Muon was one of a group of 20 who founded the Generosity of Migrant Workers Foundation to unite workers, and in extreme cases help them flee the country.
By recording the position and the direction of each muon that traverses their detection surface, muon detectors can distinguish cavities from stones.
The film picked up patterns of the muons created by the contrast of density between the surface ice and rock underneath.
Let us imagine a muon orbiting around a proton as shown in Figure 1.
The LSND found that muon antineutrinos beamed into 167 tons of mineral oil had morphed into electron antineutrinos in a way that seemed to require a fourth type of neutrino to exist.
If the penetrating muon flux decreases, the ratio of background noise to muon flux increases.
In fact, they would work less well inside, because gamma radiation coming off the melted fuel would make it harder to spot the muons.
e project is building on the work of the Muon Tide study at the same location.
Unlike neutrinos, muons don't easily penetrate through miles of solid rock, so if a muon in the IceCube detector is moving upward, it must have been produced in the ice by a neutrino that first traversed our planet "from below.
By placing detectors above and below a target, muon track data is gathered before and after interaction with the target.
A study in the journal AIP Advances by a team of scientists from Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) shows that muon imaging may offer the best hope of assessing damage done to the reactor cores from the earthquake and tsunami disaster of 2011.
Fermilab officials, however, plan to use the magnet in a physics experiment called Muon g-2 that will study subatomic particles at their lab in Batavia, outside Chicago.