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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