Discovery of TeV Gamma-Ray Emission from the Cygnus Region

  title={Discovery of TeV Gamma-Ray Emission from the Cygnus Region},
  author={A. Abdo and B. Allen and D. Berley and E. Blaufuss and S. Casanova and C. Chen and D. Coyne and R. Delay and B. Dingus and R. Ellsworth and L. Fleysher and R. Fleysher and M. Gonz{\'a}lez and J. Goodman and E. Hays and C. Hoffman and B. Kolterman and L. Kelley and C. Lansdell and J. Linnemann and J. Mcenery and A. Mincer and I. Moskalenko and P. N{\'e}methy and D. Noyes and J. Ryan and F. Samuelson and P. Parkinson and M. Schneider and A. Shoup and G. Sinnis and A. Smith and A. Strong and G. Sullivan and V. Vasileiou and G. Walker and D. Williams and X. Xu and G. Yodh},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
The diffuse gamma radiation arising from the interaction of cosmic ray particles with matter and radiation in the Galaxy is one of the few probes available to study the origin of the cosmic rays. Milagro is a water Cherenkov detector that continuously views the entire overhead sky. The large field-of-view combined with the long observation time makes Milagro the most sensitive instrument available for the study of large, low surface brightness sources such as the diffuse gamma radiation arising… Expand

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