July 28, 2020 to August 6, 2020
virtual conference
Europe/Prague timezone

Multi-Messenger studies with the Pierre Auger Observatory

Jul 31, 2020, 8:50 AM
25m
virtual conference

virtual conference

Talk 08. Astro-particle Physics and Cosmology Astro-particle Physics and Cosmology

Speaker

Mr Lukas Zehrer (University of Nova Gorica)

Description

Multi-messenger astrophysics has emerged over the past decade as a distinct discipline, providing unique insights into the properties of high-energy phenomena in the Universe. The Pierre Auger Observatory, located in Malargüe, Argentina, is the world’s largest cosmic ray detector and is sensitive to photons, neutrinos and hadrons at ultra-high energies. Using its data, stringent limits on photon and neutrino fluxes at EeV energies have been obtained. The collaboration uses the excellent angular resolution and the neutrino identification capabilities of the Observatory for follow-up studies of events detected in gravitational waves, or other messengers, through a cooperation with the global Astrophysical Multimessenger Observatory Network (AMON). A science motivation together with an overview of the multi-messenger capabilities and results of the Pierre Auger Observatory are presented.

Primary author

Mr Lukas Zehrer (University of Nova Gorica)

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