Cosmic Gamma Rays, Neutrinos, and Related Astrophysics (NATO Science Series C:)

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ContributionsM.M. Shapiro (Editor), John P. Wefel (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages704
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Open LibraryOL7805983M
ISBN 100792301595
ISBN 109780792301592

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The highest- energy particles in nature--the ultra-high-energy cosmic rays--cannot be confined by the Milky Way's magnetic field, and must originate from sources outside our Galaxy. J UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The origin of high-energy cosmic neutrinos observed by the IceCube Neutrino Observatory, whose detector is buried deep in the Antarctic ice, is an enigma that has perplexed physicists and astronomers.

A new model could help explain the unexpectedly large flux of some of these neutrinos inferred by recent neutrino and gamma-ray data. The signals can be explained by ultra-high-energy protons accelerated in blazar jets, producing neutral pions (decaying into gamma rays) and charged pions (decaying into neutrinos).

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Secondary cosmic rays include pions (which quickly decay to produce muons, neutrinos and gamma rays), as well as electrons and positrons produced by muon decay and gamma ray interactions with atmospheric atoms. The number of particles reaching the Earth's surface is related to the energy of the cosmic ray that struck the upper atmosphere.

For cosmic neutrinos above TeV, previous research by the Penn State group showed that it is possible to have concordance with high-energy gamma rays and ultra-high-energy cosmic rays which.

The Giant Radio Array for Neutrino Detection (GRAND) is a proposed large-scale detector designed to collect ultra-high energy cosmic particles as cosmic rays, neutrinos and photons with energies exceeding 10 17 project aims at solving the mystery of their origin and the early stages of the universe itself.

The proposal, formulated by an international group of researchers, calls for an. Since neutrinos only interact with the weak interaction (and the even weaker gravitational interaction), neutrinos can’t be directly detected by electromagnetic effects.

However, all means of detecting particles involve electromagnetic interaction. Cosmic rays are accelerated particles (mostly high-energy protons and heavier nuclei) that are accelerated by the shock waves of supernova remnant (SNR) expanding shells in our galaxy or by extra-galactic sources.

Cosmic rays are believed to account for about 1% of the mass-energy of our universe. Cosmic Ray Energies. Existing models for the production of cosmic rays only work to eV. CR in excess of eV are believed to come from sources relatively close to our Galaxy, but the sources are unknown. The highest energies.

(from, ) 14 Present Cosmic Ray Studies. Cosmic Ray studies continue in spite of the. Finally, from the accompanying gamma rays, we can be certain that cosmic neutrinos and cosmic rays, at least sometimes, have a common origin.

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According to team lead Kohta Murase, high-energy cosmic neutrinos are created by energetic cosmic-ray accelerators in the universe, which may be extreme astrophysical objects such as black holes and neutron stars. They must be accompanied by gamma rays or electromagnetic waves at lower energies and sometimes even gravitational waves.

Coverage is expanded to include new content on high energy physics, the propagation of protons and nuclei in cosmic background radiation, neutrino astronomy, high-energy and ultra-high-energy cosmic rays, sources and acceleration mechanisms, and atmospheric muons and neutrinos.

High-energy neutrinos and cosmic rays At energies above 1 GeV, cosmic rays, rather than neutrinos or photons, dominate the sky. Up to about eV, cosmic rays are believed to originate in our own galaxy. Above eV, extragalactic sources are thought to dominate.

The trajectories of galactic cosmic rays are governed by. Observation of ultra-high energy gamma rays ; Observations of Gamma-Ray Bursters allows two Relativity Tests: Weak Equivalence Principle This is a fundamental assumption of the General Theory of Relativity.

Limiting Speed This is a fundamental postulate of the Special Relativity. Use ultra-high energy neutrinos to do tomography of the Earth.Ever since the discovery of cosmic rays by Austrian physicist Victor Hess with high altitude balloon experiment inmany fundamental particles as well as their interactions have been discovered in the research of cosmic rays.

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