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What is Particle Astro Physics?

  1. May 23, 2012 #1
    I was just curious if anybody could give me an in depth explanation. thanks!
     
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  3. May 23, 2012 #2

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    It deals with radiation and high energy particles that originate from the sun, other stars and related objects, the galaxy and sources outside the galaxy.

    Galactic cosmic rays/radiation is a term that refers to high energy particles from sources outside of the solar system.
    http://imagine.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/science/know_l1/cosmic_rays.html

    http://helios.gsfc.nasa.gov/gcr.html

    http://www.srl.caltech.edu/personnel/dick/cos_encyc.html

    http://www.sotere.uni-osnabrueck.de/pubs/paper/summerschool-gaks.pdf

    http://www.issibern.ch/PDF-Files/Spatium_11.pdf

    http://icecube.wisc.edu/~halzen/presentations/bahcall.ppt
     
  4. May 24, 2012 #3
    that was some pretty great info, Thanks!
     
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