Thomas Gaisser

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Thomas K. Gaisser is the Martin A. Pomerantz Professor of Physics at the University of Delaware. His research at the Bartol Research Institute in the Department of Physics and Astronomy includes cosmic-ray physics, atmospheric neutrinos, and neutrino astronomy with IceCube. He is coauthor with Ralph Engel and Elisa Resconi of the second edition of Cosmic Rays and Particle Physics (Cambridge University Press, 2016).

Particles and Fields

Viewpoint: Cosmic-Ray Showers Reveal Muon Mystery

The Pierre Auger Observatory has detected more muons from cosmic-ray showers than predicted by the most up-to-date particle-physics models. Read More »