On the occasion of the celebration of Jim Cronin’s life on September 30, 2016 came up the idea to gather individual recollections and stories about Jim and the Auger Observatory over the years.
The Pierre Auger Collaboration sadly shares the news that James W. Cronin, Professor Emeritus at the University of Chicago and spokesperson emeritus of Auger died on 25 August, at the age of 84.
Medal of Science and Technology "Luis Rivera Terrazas" for Humberto Salazar Ibarguen.
The planned upgrade of the Pierre Auger Observatory, AugerPrime, is featured as the cover story in the June 2016 issue of the CERN Courier, an international journal of high-energy physics whose readership spans the globe.
One of the biggest challenges in cosmic-ray physics is to accurately pin down the absolute energy of a measured cosmic ray.
Billions of subatomic particles can be created in cosmic-ray induced air showers.