Press Release

The Tera from Outer Space
Astronomers Discover the Most Energetic Gamma-ray Burst Ever Witnessed

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Topics

KAGRA Gravitational-wave Observatory Completes Construction

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Research Program (ICRR)

Public Invitation to Submit Research Proposals for ICRR's
Fiscal Year 2020 Inter-University Research Program

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Media

VR

ICRR VR

A 360 panoramic view exploring ICRR experimental facilities, Super-Kamiokande and KAGRA located underground in Kamioka Mine, Japan

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PR VIDEO

A video clip that features experimental facilities of ICRR, in Hida city, Japan, Utah, USA and LaParma, Canary Islands, Spain

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Super-Kamiokande

Neutrino Researches at the Super-Kamiokande explained by Professor Masayuki Nakahata, Director of Kamioka Observatory, ICRR

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Telescope Array

Professor Hiroyuki Sagawa of ICRR explains the Telescope Array project that aims to detect ultra-high-energy cosmic rays at Utah, USA

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CTA

Professor Masahiro Teshima of ICRR explains CTA project that aims to detect high-energy gamma rays from outer space by ground-based telescope

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KAGRA

Professor and Director of KAGRA Observatory Masatake Ohashi explains KAGRA project which aims to contribute to explore the gravitational wave astronomy.

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OPEN CAMPUS

オープンキャンパス

オープンキャンパス2019は、2019年8月7日(水)、8月8日(木)に開催いたします。2019年5月頃に実施要項、7月頃に企画の情報を公開する予定です。

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Research Projects

Neutrino and Astrophysics Research

Super-Kamiokande

Super-Kamiokande aims to reveal the Universe’s history and to explore the nature of elementary particles through the observation of neutrinos and a discovery of proton decay.

High Energy Cosmic Ray Research

Telescope Array(TA)

Aiming at highest energy cosmic ray physics by detecting weak light from atmosphere.

Astrophysics and Gravity Research

Gravitational Wave

We aim to promote gravitational wave astronomy by participating the world gravitational wave observation network with the large-scale cryogenic gravitational wave telescope, KAGRA.

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HISTORY

Timeline

The Institute for Cosmic Ray Research (ICRR) conducts observations and studies cosmic rays from various aspects. Its predecessor was a lodge for research, called Asahi Hut, built on Mt.Norikura based on an Asahi Academic Grant. In 1953, it was transformed into the Cosmic Ray Observatory of The University of Tokyo.

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