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Cosmological measurements from galaxy clustering

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  • UserWill Percival (Portsmouth)
  • ClockWednesday 12 November 2014, 14:30-15:30
  • HousePhysics West 117.

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Large surveys of the angular positions and redshifts of galaxies provide a wealth of cosmological information about the late-time Universe and its accelerating expansion. In this seminar I will review the physical mechanisms that encode this information in the observed clustering of galaxies, and present recent results from the Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey (BOSS). I will then look ahead to future surveys including the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI) and the ESA Euclid satellite mission, showing how they will revolutionise our understanding of cosmic acceleration.

This talk is part of the Astrophysics Seminars series.

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