University of Maryland
Atlantic Building, Room 2400
4:30 PM Monday, September 16, 2013
Coffee, Tea & Snacks 4:15-4:30 PM

Vladimir Ptuskin
Propagation of Cosmic Rays in the Galaxy

The review of theoretical aspects of cosmic ray transport in the Galaxy. The interpretation of data on cosmic ray energy spectrum, composition and anisotropy is presented. The model of cosmic ray origin in supernova remnants, the interpretation of Voyager data on low energy cosmic rays, the nature of “knee” in cosmic ray spectrum at energy 3 PeV are discussed.

Sponsored by: Department of Physics and the Institute for Physical Science and Technology, University of Maryland. For information call Victoria at (301) 405-4811 or go to the UMD Space Physics group seminar web site.

There is free parking after 4:00 PM in lot B (the big parking garage across the street from the ATL building). There are a limited number of spaces in lot Q next to the new ATL wing with free parking after 4PM even when there is a basketball game on campus.