【Event Report】Science Cafe at Tamarokuto Science Center in NishiTokyo City, “What is High Energy Gammma-Ray Astronomy?”


We are glad to announce that the Science Cafe “What is High Energy Gamma-Ray Astronomy?”, organized by ICRR and Tamarokuto Science Center is to be held in NishiTokyo city on September 3, 2023. Main speaker is ICRR assistant professor, Daniela HADASCH who belongs to the High Energy Gamma Ray Group. She is going to talk about cosmic rays which are falling everywhere on the earth but cannot be seen with our naked eye. First half is presentation of her recent researches and observing telescopes, CTA and MAGIC. Second half is a study tour of Spark Chamber installed at the exhibition hall to observe cosmic rays actually.

Yuichi Takayanagi, Director of Tamarokuto Science Park hosts the event and asks questions to her.
 *This event is held all in English and has no translation to Japanese. Registration for online watching is also available.

Event Report is uploaded here!

Assistant Professor, Daniela HADASCH at the constraction site of CTA
MAGIC telescope (center and right) and LST-1 of CTA (left) at LaPalma, Canary Islands, Spain
:Image Credit: Urs Leutenegger (Instagram: @urs.leutenegger) 

Related Sites are as follows;

Registration site of Tamarokuto Science Center

【Press Release 2019.12.5】 The Tera from Outer Space / Astronomers discover the most energetic gamma-ray burst ever witnessed

【Topics 2018.10.11】Large Sized Telescope (LST-1), an important piece of Cherenkov Telescope Array (CTA) starts commissioning after its Inauguration Ceremony (only in Japanese)