SEARCH FOR MAGNETIC MONOPOLES IN THE LUNAR SAMPLES OF APOLLO11.

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An electromagnetic search for magnetic monopoles of the minimum size predicted by Dirac, or of any larger magnitude, has been performed on 8.37 kilograms of lunar surface material returned by the Apollo 11 crew. No monopole was found. This experiment sets new limits on the production cross section for monopoles, and on their occurrence in cosmic radiation.

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Alvarez, Luis W.; Eberhard, Philippe H.; Ross, Ronald R. & Watt,Robert D. December 1, 1969.

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An electromagnetic search for magnetic monopoles of the minimum size predicted by Dirac, or of any larger magnitude, has been performed on 8.37 kilograms of lunar surface material returned by the Apollo 11 crew. No monopole was found. This experiment sets new limits on the production cross section for monopoles, and on their occurrence in cosmic radiation.

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  • Report No.: UCRL--19440
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  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 927400
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Alvarez, Luis W.; Eberhard, Philippe H.; Ross, Ronald R. & Watt,Robert D. SEARCH FOR MAGNETIC MONOPOLES IN THE LUNAR SAMPLES OF APOLLO11., article, December 1, 1969; Berkeley, California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc899970/: accessed December 13, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.