Rare Symmetry Violating Processes

Rare Symmetry Violating Processes

The Rare Symmetry Violating Processes (RSVP) was a physics project terminated by the National Science Foundation, in August, 2005, originally meant for construction in the same year, at Brookhaven National Laboratory on Long Island.

The Experiments

The project's two experiments were to investigate the relationship between the electron and its heavier cousin the muon, and to examine differences in the behavior of matter and antimatter, which were to utilize the existing Brookhaven particle accelerator called the Alternating Gradient Synchrotron (AGS).

The project had been budgeted at approximately $145 million for construction, between fiscal year 2005 and 2010.

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • RSVP — Resource Reservation Protocol (Computing » General) Resource Reservation Protocol (Computing » Networking) ** Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (Governmental » US Government) ** Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (Community) * Rapid Serial… …   Abbreviations dictionary

  • RSVP — may refer to: * Répondez s il vous plaît , a French phrase that translates to reply, please. or literally respond, if you please [ repondez s il vous plait. Merriam Webster Online Dictionary. 2008. Merriam Webster Online. 29 June 2008… …   Wikipedia

  • Baryogenesis — Unsolved problems in physics Why does the observable universe have more matter than antimatter? …   Wikipedia

  • United States — a republic in the N Western Hemisphere comprising 48 conterminous states, the District of Columbia, and Alaska in North America, and Hawaii in the N Pacific. 267,954,767; conterminous United States, 3,022,387 sq. mi. (7,827,982 sq. km); with… …   Universalium

  • Europe, history of — Introduction       history of European peoples and cultures from prehistoric times to the present. Europe is a more ambiguous term than most geographic expressions. Its etymology is doubtful, as is the physical extent of the area it designates.… …   Universalium

  • cosmos — /koz meuhs, mohs/, n., pl. cosmos, cosmoses for 2, 4. 1. the world or universe regarded as an orderly, harmonious system. 2. a complete, orderly, harmonious system. 3. order; harmony. 4. any composite plant of the genus Cosmos, of tropical… …   Universalium

  • France — /frans, frahns/; Fr. /frddahonns/, n. 1. Anatole /ann nann tawl /, (Jacques Anatole Thibault), 1844 1924, French novelist and essayist: Nobel prize 1921. 2. a republic in W Europe. 58,470,421; 212,736 sq. mi. (550,985 sq. km). Cap.: Paris. 3.… …   Universalium

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”