Galactic Cosmic Rays and Associated Photon Emissions

Research in many areas of modern physics such as, e.g., indirect searches for dark matter and particle acceleration in supernova remnant shocks rely heavily on studies of cosmic rays (CRs) and associated diffuse emissions (radio, microwave, X-rays, gamma rays). In turn, understanding of CR propagation requires a comprehensive modeling of the components of the interstellar medium, such as interstellar distribution of gas, radiation, and magnetic fields, as well as detailed input from other fields, such as atomic, nuclear, and particle physics. I will talk about the numerical Galactic CR propagation code GALPROP and how it turned into the model of the Milky Way galaxy.

Followed by wine and cheese in Pupin 1402

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