Achievements 2008

12. NOV
Scientists of the Pierre Auger Observatory, a project to study the highest-energy cosmic rays, will celebrate the inauguration of the southern site of their observatory in Malargüe, Argentina, this Friday, November 14, 2008.
21. MAR
Physicists from the Laboratory for astroparticle physics of the University of Nova Gorica, the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics of the University of Ljubljana, the Jožef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana and the Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering of the University of Maribor, who pursue their research of elementary particles within the Belle Collaboration, have together with their international colleagues published a paper on the differences between properties of matter and anti-matter in the most prominent scientific journal Nature (Belle Collaboration, Nature, 452, 332-335 (20 March 2008) | doi:10.1038/nature06827).
11. JAN
Results from the Pierre Auger Observatory made a lasting impression on the scientific community in 2007. The announcement by the Pierre Auger Collaboration that active galactic nuclei were the most likely source for the highest-energy cosmic rays that hit the earth made the list of breakthroughs and top science stories for several science media organizations.