La Rivista del Nuovo Cimento

Year 2013 - Issue 3 - March

Neutrino astronomy: An update

Authors: F. Halzen
DOI: 10.1393/ncr/i2013-10086-y
pp. 81-104
Published online 12 February 2013
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Abstract: Detecting neutrinos associated with the still enigmatic sources of cosmic rays has reached a new watershed with the completion of IceCube, the first detector with sensitivity to the anticipated fluxes. In this review, we will briefly revisit the rationale for constructing kilometer-scale neutrino detectors and summarize the status of the field.