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Colloquium

Thu, Sep 21, 2017

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Lunch Talk

Thu, Sep 21, 2017

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Cosmology Seminar

Tue, Sep 19, 2017

1:10 pm (Cosmology/ BCCP) 
Julien Carron, Sussex 
Campbell 131 
Planck CMB delensing and beyond 
The deflection of CMB photons by large-scale structures smooths the observed CMB acoustic peaks and introduces a sizeable white noise component in the polarization B-mode. In order to achieve best constraints on the inflationary perturbations tensor to scalar ratio, upcoming low-noise polarization-based experiments must be able to undo these deflections, an operation called delensing. I will present the first detection of B-mode delensing, and first internal delensing of the CMB that we recently performed on Planck public maps, as well as discuss methods and prospects for the future.

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Colloquium

Thu, Sep 14, 2017

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Colloquium

Thu, Aug 31, 2017

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Astro Night

Thu, Jun 1, 2017

Abstract:  Most of the news about exoplanets this past year has revolved around the discovery of “Earth-sized” planets in the “habitable zone” of "red dwarf" stars. This is partly due to the fact that such planets are more easily found, partly because most stars are red dwarfs (cooler and smaller than the Sun), and partly because smaller stars …

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