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Searching for Dark Matter with the HAWC Gamma Ray Observatory

Kirsten Tollefson, Michigan State University The High Altitude Water Cherenkov (HAWC) Gamma-ray Observatory was completed in March 2015 and is now giving us a new view of the sky. HAWC is a continuously operating, wide field-of-view observatory sensitive to 100 GeV – 100 TeV gamma rays and cosmic rays. It is 15 times more sensitive than previous generation Extensive Air Shower gamma-ray instruments and …

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