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High Energy Cosmic Neutrinos Astronomy: The ANTARES Project

Research paper by S. Basa

Indexed on: 16 Apr '99Published on: 16 Apr '99Published in: Astrophysics



Abstract

Neutrinos may offer a unique opportunity to explore the far Universe at high energy. The ANTARES collaboration aims at building a large undersea neutrino detector able to observe astrophysical sources (AGNs, X-ray binary systems, ...) and to study particle physics topics (neutrino oscillation, ...). After a description of the research opportunities of such a detector, a status report of the experiment will be made.