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Cosmic Rays in Galactic and Extragalactic Magnetic Fields

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Cosmic Rays in Galactic and Extragalactic Magnetic Fields
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Publisher: arXiv
Number of pages: 43

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We briefly review sources of cosmic rays, their composition and spectra as well as their propagation in the galactic and extragalactic magnetic fields, both regular and fluctuating. A special attention is paid to the recent results of the X-ray and gamma-ray observations that shed light on the origin of the galactic cosmic rays and the challenging results of Pierre Auger Observatory on the ultra high energy cosmic rays.

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