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Ultrahigh Energy Cosmic Rays: Facts, Myths, and Legends

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Ultrahigh Energy Cosmic Rays: Facts, Myths, and Legends
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Publisher: arXiv
Number of pages: 92

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This is a written version of a series of lectures aimed at graduate students in astrophysics/particle theory/particle experiment. In the first part, we explain the important progress made in recent years towards understanding the experimental data on cosmic rays with energies higher than 10e8 GeV.

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