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Galactic Cosmic Rays, the Interstellar Medium and Relevant Electromagnetic Radiation
  Nordita Astrophysics seminars

Wednesday 17 August 2016
from 13:30 to 14:30
at 122:026
Speaker : Gu├░laugur J├│hannesson (Nordita & Science institute at University of Iceland )
Abstract : I will talk about the physics of Galactic cosmic rays (CRs) with a special emphasis on the high-energy interstellar emission. The data collected with the Large Area Telescope (LAT) on board the Fermi satellite has revolutionized our understanding of the high-energy interstellar emission and the distribution of CRs in the Galaxy. Direct observations of CRs by the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS-02) on board the international space station with its unprecedented accuracy also provide serious constraints on CR propagation model. I will review some of the highlights from both instruments and discuss how this has affected the development of the GALPROP CR propagation code and the data analysis methods.

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