A discussion of IceCube neutrino events, circa 2015
1 Laboratori Nazionali del Gran Sasso, INFN, Assergi, L'Aquila
2 GSSI, Gran Sasso Science Institute (INFN), L'Aquila
Published online: 11 April 2016
IceCube has changed the rules of the game and continues to progress. Their observations are compatible with cosmic neutrinos undergoing 3 flavor oscillations. The topologies of the events have been used to probe ordinary and exotic physics. Still, we need independent confirmations of this assumption; the astrophysical connections heavily rely on speculations (excepting special cases, such as GRB); the amount of prompt events is not known precisely; double bang and/or Glashow resonance events are still to be seen; the energy and the angular distributions are not well-known, even if the simplest picture (isotropic flux, power law distributed in energy) is still compatible with the data. In this talk, we select specific topics concerning expectations, inferences and prospects.
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