EPJ Web of Conferences
Volume 121, 2016Roma International Conference on Astroparticle Physics 2014 (RICAP-14)
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Published online||06 July 2016|
Latest results from the Pierre Auger Observatory
1 Institut de Physique Nucléaire d'Orsay (IPNO), Université Paris 11, CNRS-IN2P3, Orsay, France
2 Observatorio Pierre Auger, Av. San Martiín Norte, 304, 5613 Malargüe, Argentina
a e-mail: email@example.com
Published online: 6 July 2016
The Pierre Auger Observatory has been designed to investigate the origin and nature of Ultra High Energy Cosmic Rays (UHECR) with energies from 1017 to 1020 eV. In this paper we will review some of the most recent results obtained from data of the Pierre Auger Observatory, namely the spectrum of cosmic rays, the anisotropies in arrival directions and the studies related to mass composition and to the number of muons measured at the ground. We will also discuss the implication of these results for assembling a consistent description of the composition, origin and propagation of cosmic rays.
Full author-list: http://www.auger.org/archive/authors_2014_09.html
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