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The Transient Universe: Cosmic Explosions and Dark Energy

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  • UserMark Sullivan (Southampton)
  • ClockWednesday 30 October 2013, 14:30-15:30
  • HouseNuffield G13.

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Type Ia Supernovae (SNe Ia) provide our most mature probe of dark energy. I will present the latest dark energy constraints from the Supernova Legacy Survey, including new astrophysical effects in the SN Ia population that are refining their use as cosmological probes. I will then show recent results from the next generation of local transient surveys, including details of new constraints on SN Ia progenitors.

This talk is part of the Astrophysics Talks Series series.

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