"B modes for galaxy surveys"

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem , Astrophysics Seminar

"B modes for galaxy surveys"

Prof. Marc Kamionkowski

Department of Physics and Astronomy, Johns Hopkins University

Tuesday, 01 Apr, 2014 - 12:30 - 13:30

Kaplun Building, Seminar room, 2nd floor

The recent detection of B modes in the CMB polarization has been interpreted as a manifestation of primordial gravitational waves.  If primordial gravitational waves exist, though, it is natural to inquire whether they may have any observable effect on large-scale structure.  In this talk, I will review recent work on such effects.  There are interesting conceptual questions that arise and possibilities for new tests of inflation.


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