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Cosmic Rays and Gamma-Ray Astrophysics

  • Alba Fernández Barral
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Part of the Springer Theses book series (Springer Theses)

Abstract

The history of gamma-ray astronomy, or the non-thermal astrophysics in general, is quite recent. It goes back only to the 20th century, when the physicist Victor Hess discovered what was thought to be a new kind of radiation that would forever change our conception of the Universe.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.CTAO gGmbH (Headquarters)HeidelbergGermany
  2. 2.CTAO gGmbH (Local Office)BolognaItaly

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