Jeff McMahon, University of Michigan, "Advancing CMB Cosmology: ACTPol and onward to CMB-S4"
KICP colloquium: April 24 @ 3:30 PM, ERC 161
Measurements of the cosmic microwave background (CMB) are a powerful probe of the origin, contents, and evolution of our Universe. CMB measurements continue to improve according to a Moore's law under which the mapping speed of experiments improves by an order of magnitude roughly every five years.