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First measurement of the fluctuations in the muon content of air showers at ultra-high energy

First measurement of the fluctuations in the number of muons in air showers at ultra-high energies.

Women hold up half the sky

March 24, 2021: Science Corner – Women hold up half the sky

The Pierre Auger Observatory shares 10% of data

Feb. 15, 2021 – The observatory has made detailed information about an initial selection of its recorded cosmic-ray events available for outside scientists to use.

Press Information: Release of 10% of the recorded data

The Pierre Auger Collaboration is releasing 10% of the data recorded using the world’s largest cosmic ray detector.

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

In December 2015, the United Nations General Assembly established February 11th as the International Day of Women and Girls in Science.

Calibration of the underground muon detector of the Pierre Auger Observatory

Enhanced measurements of muons in air showers will allow improved estimations of the chemical composition of cosmic rays at the Pierre Auger Observatory.

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