High Energy and Particle Astrophysics


The high energy particle astrophysics group is involved in several experiments at the forefront of experimental neutrino physics, cosmic rays, and dark energy. Above is a prototype of the NOvA detector currently running at Fermilab.

 

High Energy and Particle Astrophysics at IU

Professors

Mark Messier, Stuart Mufson

Jim Musser, Jon Urheim

Post-docs

Luke Corwin, Denver Whittington

Graduate Students

Michael Baird, Tad Baptista, Evan Niner, Fernanda Psihas


Experiments

MINOS

Precise measurements of νμ-ντ oscillations



NOvA

Search for νμ-νe oscillations and find the order of neutrino masses

LBNE and

Liquid Argon Detector R&D

CP violation in neutrinos


CREST

Looking for electrons in cosmic rays