Thomas K Gaisser

Physics & Astronomy

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  • Work focuses on cosmic rays (high-energy elementary particles and atomic nuclei from space).
  • Part of a group building a neutrino telescope in a cubic kilometer of ice at the South Pole with an array of detectors on the surface. Gaisser heads of the detector group at UD.
  • Makes yearly treks to the South Pole, staying 6-7 weeks at a stretch.
  • Teaches particle astrophysics.

Curriculum Vitae:
http://web.physics.udel.edu/sites/default/files/cvs/Gaisser_Short_CV.pdf

Web Site:
http://web.physics.udel.edu/about/directory/faculty/thomas-k-gaisser

Titles:
Martin A Pomerantz Chaired Professor, Physics and Astronomy
Professor, Bartol Research Institute

In The News:
Muon surplus leaves physicists searching for answers (IRAN Daily)
Neutrinos from outer space open new eye in the sky (New Scientist)

Keywords:
particle, physics, cosmic, radiation, astrophysics, South Pole, polar