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Auger experiment  

AUGER experiment (struttura)

Brief description

The Pierre Auger Observatory (PAO) is an international observatory for cosmic rays that has been designed to detect ultra-high energy rays. These consist of subatomic particles (protons or nuclei) having energy around 1020 eV. This observatory is the largest detector of ultra-high energy cosmic rays in the world and is located in the wide plain of Pampa Amarilla in Argentina.

Research group

Particle and astroparticle physics

Useful links

http://www.auger.org/

http://www.mi.infn.it/auger/

Staff
NamePositionWeb page

Lino Miramonti

Associate Professor

Personal web page

Marco Giammarchi

INFN Senior Researcher

 

Barbara Caccianiga

INFN Researcher

 

Mariangela Longhi

Assistant Professor

 
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