Data Set for CHAPTER 2

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Very high energy particles are found in the radiation belts of Earth, Jupiter, and Saturn. During Pioneer 10's flyby of Jupiter in 1973, these data were obtained. It shows the number of particles per unit time (second column) at different energies (first column) in Jupiter's radiation belt and is called a spectrum. Data from "Space Mathematics" by B. Kastner, Dale Seymour, Palo Alto, 1987.

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1st col 2nd col
0.16 1000000.0
0.30 150000.0
0.60 13000.0
1.00 6800.0
1.60 1000.0
4.50 20.0
10.00 1.0
20.00 0.1