Logo Università degli Studi di Milano


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



NamePositionWeb page

Lino Miramonti

Associate Professor

Personal web page

Marco Giammarchi

INFN Senior Researcher


Barbara Caccianiga

INFN Researcher


Mariangela Longhi

Assistant Professor

Back to top