February 22, 1999

Back to the Beginning: The Time Projection Chamber

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By their nature, people are curious and they are toolmakers. At Berkeley Lab, we have tapped these basic human qualities in order to explore a very old question: "How did the Universe come to be?"  To help answer this question, our extremely curious and ingenious toolmakers have created what you will see being constructed in this slide show. They call it a Time Projection Chamber.