AGASA

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AGASAAkeno Giant Air Shower Array (Institute for Cosmic Ray Research at University of Tokyo; Japan)
AGASAAmateur Gamers Association of South Africa
AGASAAgnostic and Atheist Student Association (University of California, Davis)
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But several years ago, data from the Akeno Giant Air Shower Array near Tokyo suggested that the ultrahigh-energy cosmic rays reaching Earth were as abundant as lower-energy rays.
The Akeno Giant Air Shower Array, or AGASA, comprises 111 scintillation counters spread over 100 square km.
They used Japan's Akeno Giant Air Shower Array, the world's largest detector of subatomic particle sprays from cosmic rays.