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Space and Cosmic Ray Physics Seminar

Mon, Dec 6, 2021 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Online via Zoom, visit https://bit.ly/2PmJoT6 for access


Title: High-energy neutrinos from AGN jets

Speaker: Foteini Oikonomou, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Abstract: The recent discovery of high-energy astrophysical neutrinos has opened a new window to the Universe. Identifying the sources of these neutrinos is the main focus of the emerging field of neutrino astronomy. Combining neutrino data and electromagnetic measurements in a multi-messenger approach may lead us to the sources of the neutrinos and help to solve the long-standing big question of the origin of high-energy cosmic rays. A leading candidate source population is active galactic nuclei (AGN), which host accreting supermassive black holes and relativistic jets. In this talk, I will review the current status of the field and what we know about the possible role of jetted AGN as sources of high-energy neutrinos.

Notes: Join the meeting at 4:15 for meet and greet