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Quantum Universe Colloquium: Eli Waxman, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

Wanneer:ma 06-06-2016 om 15:30
Waar: Bernoulliborg, room 5161-0151

Title: High energy neutrino astronomy: What have we learned?

The detection of high energy extra-terrestrial neutrinos by IceCube opens a new window for observations of the Universe. I will discuss the likely extra-Galactic origin of these neutrinos, the clues that their detection provides towards the solution of the long standing question of the origin of cosmic-rays (CRs), and the prospects for identifying the CR sources and for studying open questions in particle physics and astrophysics using combined electromagnetic and neutrino observations.