J.A. Rubiño talk "CMB 50 years later"


Since its discovery in 1964, the cosmic microwave background (CMB) has been one of the fundamental pillars on which modern cosmology is based.

The Advanced Severo Ochoa Fellow José Alberto Rubiño will give a public talk entitled "The cosmic microwave background 50 years later. From discovery to the detection of polarization B modes" on March 28th at the Universidad de La Laguna. The talk will be a historical review of the most significant milestones in the field. It will describe how the detailed observations of the CMB can be used to extract information about the initial conditions of our universe (inflation) and the global parameters that characterize it, with special emphasis on the energy content (dark matter and dark energy).

Among other experiments, the recent results of Planck satellite and the BICEP2 experiment will be reviewed, in the context of recent detection of B modes. Finally, he will discuss the observational perspectives for the study of CMB in the coming years.

Start date: 28 Mar, 2014 - 13:00
End date: 28 Mar, 2014 - 14:30
Location: Aula Magna Facultad de Física y Matemáticas, Universidad de La Laguna, Tenerife.
Organizer: Universidad de La Laguna

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