Basic Knowledge of Cosmic Particles

The Earth is constantly bombarded by high-energy particles from the cosmos. The measurement of these particles offers new possibilities to better understand the processes in stars, galaxies and the universe. Although cosmic rays are not directly visible, they influence us in many ways.

The four pages introduce cosmic particles and research in astroparticle physics. If you want to find out more, click on "learn more, know more". There you will find a multitude of basic questions on the respective topic with literature tips and suggestions for further reading.

Have fun following the tracks of cosmic particles!