The Pierre Auger Observatory: Studying the Highest Energy Frontier

  • I. Valiño Gran Sasso Science Institute, INFN Laboratori Nazionali del Gran Sasso, Observatorio Pierre Auger
Keywords: astroparticle physics, high-energy cosmic rays, multi-messenger astrophysics, hadronic interactions

Abstract

We highlight the main results obtained by the Pierre Auger Collaboration in its quest to unveil the mysteries associated with the nature and origin of the ultra-high energy cosmic rays, the highest-energy particles in the Universe. The observatory has steadily produced high-quality data for more than 15 years, which have already led to a number of major breakthroughs in the field contributing to the advance of our understanding of these extremely energetic particles. The interpretation of our measurements so far opens new questions which will be addressed by the on-going upgrade of the Pierre Auger Observatory.

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Published
2019-09-17
How to Cite
Valiño, I. (2019). The Pierre Auger Observatory: Studying the Highest Energy Frontier. Ukrainian Journal of Physics, 64(7), 646. https://doi.org/10.15407/ujpe64.7.646
Section
New Trends in High-Energy Physics (Conference materials)