CCAPP Seminar: "Constraining Cosmology with Cosmic Voids" Alice Pisani (Flatiron Institute)

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June 7, 2018
1:00PM - 2:00PM
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PRB M2005

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Add to Calendar 2018-06-07 13:00:00 2018-06-07 14:00:00 CCAPP Seminar: "Constraining Cosmology with Cosmic Voids" Alice Pisani (Flatiron Institute) Cosmic voids, the emptiest regions in the Universe, are an increasingly active sector of galaxy clustering analysis. In this talk I will explain why voids are interesting tools for cosmology and what kind of void-related observables we can focus on. I will discuss the treatment of systematics and present some recent methods and results. Finally I will discuss what we can expect from current and upcoming surveys in term of constraining power.  PRB M2005 Center for Cosmology and AstroParticle Physics (CCAPP) ccapp@osu.edu America/New_York public
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Cosmic voids, the emptiest regions in the Universe, are an increasingly active sector of galaxy clustering analysis. In this talk I will explain why voids are interesting tools for cosmology and what kind of void-related observables we can focus on. I will discuss the treatment of systematics and present some recent methods and results. Finally I will discuss what we can expect from current and upcoming surveys in term of constraining power.
 

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