Dartmouth Events

Physics & Astronomy Virtual Colloquium - Cora Dvorkin, Harvard University

Title: "Discovering New Physics with Cosmological Data Sets"

Friday, April 9, 2021
3:00pm – 4:00pm
Zoom: Email for link and password
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Lectures & Seminars
Abstract: Measurements of the Cosmic Microwave Background and the large-scale structure of the universe have made it possible to determine with great precision the universe's inventory, as well as properties of its initial conditions. However, there are profound questions that remain unanswered.
Cosmological observations and galaxy dynamics seem to imply that 84% of all matter in the universe is composed of dark matter, which is not accounted for by the Standard Model of particles. The particle nature of dark matter is one of the most intriguing puzzles of our time.The wealth of knowledge which is and will soon be available from cosmological surveys will reveal new information about our universe. I will discuss how we can use new and complementary data sets to identify new physics at different scales.
For more information, contact:
Tressena Manning

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.