AGILE γ-ray sources coincident with cosmic neutrino events
1 INAF–OAR, via Frascati 33, I-00078 Monte Porzio Catone (Rome), Italy
2 ASI Space Science Data Center (SSDC), Via del Politecnico snc, I-00133 Rome, Italy
3 INAF/IAPS-–Roma, Via del Fosso del Cavaliere 100, I-00133 Rome, Italy
4 Univ. “Tor Vergata”, Via della Ricerca Scientifica 1, I-00133 Rome, Italy
Published online: 13 May 2019
Using data obtained by the γ-ray imager on board of the AGILE satellite, we systematically searched for transient γ-ray sources above 100 MeV in temporal and spatial coincidence with high-energy neutrino IceCube events. We found some significant γ-ray transients possibly associated with HESE neutrinos recently detected by the IceCube experiment. In this talk, we review the AGILE results and we will show that the probability of this association to be by chance is very low. One of the sources detected by AGILE is related to the blazar AGN TXS 0506+056. For the other sources, there are no obvious known counterparts.
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