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  China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.

  China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.

  China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.

  China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.

  China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.

  China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.

  China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.

  China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.

  China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.

  China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.

  China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.

  China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.

  China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.

  China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.

  China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.

  China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.

  China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.

  China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.

  China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.

  China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.

  China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.

  China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.

  China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.

  China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.

  China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.

  China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.

  China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.

  China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.

  China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.

  China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.

  China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.

  China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.

  China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.

  China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.

  China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.

  China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.

  China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.

  China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.

  China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.

  China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.

  China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.China launches first detectors aiming to decode cosmic ray origins#标题分割#Thebirdviewof78,000squaremeterLHAASO-WCDA.(Photo/CourtesyofIHEP)China'sLargeHighAltitudeAirShowerObservatory(LHAASO),acosmicraydetectionfacilitylocatedinthehighmountainsofSouthwestChina'sSichuanProvince,hasrecentlybegunscientificobservationofveryhighenergycosmicraysasitlauncheditsfirstsetofdetectors,theproject'schiefscientiststoldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.ThegoalofLHAASO,abasicscientificresearchprojecttobecompletedin2021,istodiscoverhighenergygammaraysources,andpreciselymeasuretheradiationspectrumofveryhighenergygammaraysourcesandenergyspectraofvariouscosmicrayspeciesoverawiderange,accordingtoapressreleasetheprojecthostingInstituteofHighEnergyPhysics(IHEP)oftheChineseAcademyofSciencessenttotheGlobalTimesonThursday.Theprojectisexpectedtomakebreakthroughsconcerningtheoriginofcosmicrays,CaoZhen,theproject'schiefscientistandanastrophysicistwiththeIHEP,toldtheGlobalTimesonThursday.Caonotedthattheoriginofcosmicrays"haspuzzledtheworldforoverahundredyears."WangYifang,IHEPdirector,saidthatastronomicalobservation"hasenteredtheeraofcombiningmulti-wavelengthobservationsandmulti-messengerstudiestogether."HeemphasizedthatLHAASOwouldenhancemajorinternationalastronomicalobservationeffortsandboosttheprogressofsuchresearch.LHAASO'sPhaseOnedetectorsincludetheNo.1WaterCherenkovDetectorArray(WCDA-1)withanactiveareaof2.25hectares,aswellastwowide-fieldCherenkovtelescopesand80muondetectorsand180electromagneticdetectors.ThefullscaleWCDA,whichwilleventuallycomprisethreeponds,isdesignedtosurveyforgammaraysourcesabove100billioneVs,accordingtotheIHEP.Thereasonwhythescientistspickedthe4,400metersabovesealevelsiteisbecausesuchaheightwouldenablethefacilitytoreceivetherichestphysicsinformationinthemosteffectiveway,BaiYunxiang,amemberoftheresearchteam,toldtheGlobalTimes.AssistedbytherotationoftheEarth,theWCDAwillbeabletoscanover60percentoftheskyeachday.Itwon'tbeaffectedbythelightofthesun,moonorstarsorbytheweather,thusensuringround-the-clockobservation.Inthefuture,theWCDAwillbeabletorecord5trillioncosmicraydetectionseachyearandobtainmorethan4PBofdata.LHAASOisoneofChina'smajornationalscienceandtechnologyinfrastructureprojectsandislocatedintheMountainHaiziNationalReserveat4,400metersabovesealevel.Theprojectwasapprovedaspartofthecountry's12thFive-yearPlan(2011-15).ConstructionbeganinJune2016andisexpectedtobecompletedin2021.Sincedetectorsarebeingdistributedacrossawidearea,LHAASOhasbegunobservationevenasconstructioncontinueselsewhereonthesite,accordingtotheIHEP.

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