RASC Calgary: The Origin of the Highest-Energy Cosmic Rays

Event Date: 
Thursday, March 18, 2021 - 21:30 to 23:30 EDT

Uncovering the origin of highest-energy cosmic rays with the VERITAS gamma-ray observatory

Presented by Dr. David Kieda, University of Utah

RASC Calgary 

After more than 100 years since the first discovery of cosmic rays, their astrophysical origin is beginning to be understood. This lecture will describe recent advances in our understanding using multi-messenger observations of neutron stars, supermassive black holes, and supernova remnants combined with VERITAS high-energy gamma-ray observations.

This event will take place Thursday, March 18, 2021, at 7:20 PM MDT (9:30 PM EDT)

Join the Zoom Webinar HERE!

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