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Reconstruction of the muon production depth in the atmosphere with the surface detectors of the Pierre Auger Observatory

Cosmic rays are energetic particles, mostly atomic nuclei, raining down upon the Earth from the depths of the cosmos.

First SSD stations deployed in the field

On Sep. 15, 2016 six Surface Scintillator Detector (SSD) stations were deployed with a single trip to the engineering array site.

Obituary on Jim Cronin by Alan Watson

On 21 September 2016 Alan Watson published an obituary on his collegue and friend Jim Cronin on the website of the international weekly journal of science Nature.

Memories of James W. Cronin

On the occasion of the celebration of Jim Cronin’s life on September 30, 2016 came up the idea to gather individual recollections and stories about Jim and the Auger Observatory over the years.

James W. Cronin – Founding Father of the Pierre Auger Observatory, 1931-2016

 The Pierre Auger Collaboration sadly shares the news that James W. Cronin, Professor Emeritus at the University of Chicago and spokesperson emeritus of Auger died on 25 August, at the age of 84.

Humberto Salazar Ibarguen receives "Luis Rivera Terrazas" medal in Puebla

Medal of Science and Technology "Luis Rivera Terrazas" for Humberto Salazar Ibarguen.

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