Pierre Auger Observatory

Hybrid Detector

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The hybrid nature of the Pierre Auger Observatory provides for two independent ways to see cosmic rays. Read More...

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Who Was Pierre Auger?

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The Pierre Auger Observatory experiment was named after Pierre Victor Auger (1899 - 1993) Read More...

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Auger On Site

Shower Simulations

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A computer is used to construct a model of what happens in a high energy cosmic ray airshower. Read More...

Google Earth


A model of the Observatory layout was constructed, to be viewed interactively using Google Earth. Read More...

Event Display


The Pierre Auger Collaboration agreed on making 1% of its data available to the public. Read More...