Abstract: Prof. Alan Watson from the University of Leeds will discuss the current observations and our understanding of cosmic ray particles in the Universe today. What are cosmic rays? What are the accelerators in the Universe that can generate these extremely energetic particles? Prof. Watson is one of the world’s experts in this field. The Victor Hess public lecture is given as a highlight public event during the International Cosmic Ray Conference.
Host: Tom Gaisser, University of Delaware; Albrecht Karle, University of Wisconsin–Madison