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<B>Special LIGO Collaboration Seminar</B> <br><i>The Antares Neutrino Telescope and Multi-Messenger Astronomy</i>

Thursday, February 3, 2011
5:00 AM
Randall 3246 (3rd Floor Fishbowl)

Speakers: Damien Dornic, Imen Al Samarai &amp; Manuela Vecchi, IPN Orsay (IN2P3-CNRS)

Antares is currently the largest neutrino telescope operating in the Northern Hemisphere, aiming at the detection of high-energy neutrinos from astrophysical sources. Such observations would provide important clues about the processes at work in those sources, and possibly help to solve the puzzle of ultra-high energy cosmic rays. In this context, Antares is developing several programs to improve its capabilities of revealing possible spatial and/or temporal correlations of neutrinos with other cosmic messengers: photons, cosmic rays and gravitational waves. The neutrino telescope and its most recent results are presented, together with these multi-messenger programs.