Status of the Evidence for a Magnetic Monopole

  • P. B. Price
Part of the Studies in the Natural Sciences book series (SNS, volume 10)


In August, 1975, E. K. Shirk, W. Z. Osborne, L. S. Pinsky and I reported evidence1 that we had detected a moving magnetic monopole, using a balloon-borne array of track detectors shown in Fig. 1. The Conference organizers have asked me to discuss the status of our evidence. I have agreed to do so, somewhat reluctantly since much remains to be done before the measurements of the accompanying ultraheavy cosmic rays are completed with all three types of detectors.


Zenith Angle Etch Rate Ionization Rate Radial Profile Magnetic Monopole 
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  • P. B. Price
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  1. 1.University of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA

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