Latest Results from AMS on the International Space Station

Giovedì, 19 Ottobre, 2017

Seminar by Prof. Sam Ting (Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT))
Thursday, 26 October 2017 from 16:30 to 18:00
at Dipartimento di Fisica - Ed. G.Marconi, Aula Conversi

In six years on the Space Station, AMS has collected more than one hundred billion cosmic rays up to multi-TeV energies. The latest results will be presented.

Samuel Chao Chung Ting Professor at MIT and CERN, received the Nobel Prize in 1976, with Burton Richter, for discovering the subatomic J/psi particle.
He is the principal investigator for the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer, a large international collaboration with a leading Italian (INFN, ASI, Universities) participation. AMS-02 was installed on the International Space Station on 19 May 2011 and it is taking data since