Thomas Gaisser

Tom Gaisser

Martin A. Pomerantz Chair

Physics and Astronomy


Bartol Research Institute

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Areas of Expertise

  • Work focuses on cosmic rays.
  • Integral member of a group that built the IceCube Neutrino Observatory, which encompasses a cubic kilometer of ice at the South Pole. IceCube searches for nearly massless subatomic particles called neutrinos. Gaisser heads the detector group at UD.
  • Makes yearly treks to the South Pole, staying 6-7 weeks at a stretch.
  • Teaches particle astrophysics.

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