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Spectral Calibration of the Fluorescence Telescopes of the Pierre Auger Observatory


To estimate the energy of any cosmic ray event detected by the Pierre Auger Observatory, the detectors have to be calibrated.

The Pierre Auger, ANTARES, and IceCube Observatories team up for a search of neutrino emission from the binary neutron star merger GW170817

On August 17, 2017 the LIGO and Virgo collaboration measured a gravitational wave originating from a binary neutron star merger.

50 year-old mystery has been solved

Ever since the existence of cosmic rays with individual energies of several Joules was established in the 1960s, speculation has raged as to whether cosmic particles of mean energy of 2 Joules are created in our Milky Way or in distant extragalactic objects.

»Oh-my-God«-partiklen – July 28, 2017

Are you interested in brushing up your Danish? Read a feature article on the Pierre Auger Observatory.

Ultrahigh energy cosmic rays come from outside the Milky Way

Interesting article in the October 2016 issue of the American bi-weekly magazine ScienceNews.

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