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Contact: Monika Landgraf
Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres

The Spectrum of Cosmic Rays with Knee and Ankle

Caption: This is the spectrum of cosmic rays with the knee and the ankle. While the knee is measured at different energies for light and heavy primary particles, KASCADE-Grande has now for the first time revealed an ankle-like structure for light primary particles.

Credit: KIT

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