Multimessenger observations of a flaring blazar coincident with high-energy neutrino IceCube-170922A

  title={Multimessenger observations of a flaring blazar coincident with high-energy neutrino IceCube-170922A},
  author={The IceCube and Fermi-LAT and Magic and Agile and Asas-Sn and Hawc and H.E.S.S. and Integral and Kanata and Kiso and Kapteyn and Liverpool telescope and Subaru and SwiftNuSTAR and Veritas and VLA17B-403 teams},
Neutrino emission from a flaring blazar Neutrinos interact only very weakly with matter, but giant detectors have succeeded in detecting small numbers of astrophysical neutrinos. Aside from a diffuse background, only two individual sources have been identified: the Sun and a nearby supernova in 1987. A multiteam collaboration detected a high-energy neutrino event whose arrival direction was consistent with a known blazar—a type of quasar with a relativistic jet oriented directly along our line… Expand

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