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The Self-Control of Cosmic Rays

Gran Sasso Science Institute, Via M. Iacobucci, 2, 67100 L’Aquila, Italy
INFN/Laboratori Nazionali del Gran Sasso, Via G. Acitelli 22, 67100 Assergi, L’Aquila AQ, Italy
Galaxies 2019, 7(2), 64;
Received: 1 May 2019 / Revised: 24 May 2019 / Accepted: 26 May 2019 / Published: 4 June 2019
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Cosmic Rays around Supernova Remnants)
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Several independent pieces of information have recently hinted at a prominent role of cosmic rays in controlling their own transport, within and around the sources as well as throughout their propagation on Galactic scales and even possibly during their escape from the Galaxy. I will discuss this topic with special attention to the theoretical implications and possible additional observational evidence that we may seek with upcoming experiments. View Full-Text
Keywords: cosmic rays; transport; plasma processes cosmic rays; transport; plasma processes
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