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Lecture 2Practice
    1. Misconceptions about muon detectors
    2. An investigation of an Egyptian pyramid using a muon detector
    3. The collaboration between physicists and archaeologists in the development of the muon detector
    4. Benefits that muon detectors can provide to archaeologists
    1. Their ability to carry information from outer space
    2. Their ability to break down cosmic rays into smaller particles
    3. Their ability to pass through solid matter
    4. Their ability to change the color of some surfaces
    1. The internal temperature of the structure
    2. The location of rooms within the structure
    3. The age of the structure
    4. The materials used to build the structure
    1. To indicate a benefit of using muon detectors in archaeological research
    2. To describe an accident with a muon detector during a pyramid excavation
    3. To explain how muon detectors are useful in reconstructing damaged sites
    4. To explain why muon detectors were not often used in the past
    1. Modern detectors are less expensive.
    2. Modern detectors use less energy.
    3. Modern detectors are not as large.
    4. Modern detectors take less time to produce an image.
    5. Modern detectors can scan in more than one direction.
    1. She appreciates the help they provide despite the time they take to produce images.
    2. She fears that many archaeologists will be unwilling to learn to use them.
    3. She feels that they have greater potential in areas of science other than archaeology.
    4. They provide more accurate information about the age of objects than older detectors did.