David Besson

Professor of Physics and Astronomy
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Dr. Besson is currently involved in several projects, including the CLEO experiment (high-energy experimental physics at 3-10 GeV center-of-mass energies, using the CESR accelerator in Ithaca, NY and based at Cornell University), the RICE experiment (ultra-high energy neutrino detection based on measurement of long-wavelength Cherenkov radiation, for which he is the PI), ANITA (balloon-borne detection of neutrinos in Antarctica, based at the University of Hawaii) and the IceCube experiment (based at the University of Wisconsin). He is also exploring an initiative with Igor Zheleznykh and collaborators at the Institute of Nuclear Research in Moscow to mount a neutrino-detector on a Russian-made tethered balloon at Station Vostok in the High Eastern Plateau of Antarctica.


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