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Physics Colloquium, "Dark Energy and the tools we are building to study it."

Speaker

Juan Estrada, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

Date Mar 19, 2014
Time 4:00 pm  
Location

141 Loomis

Cost

None

Sponsor

Physics Department

Contact

Marjorie Gamel

Phone 217-333-3762
Event type Physics Colloquium
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Originating Calendar Physics - Colloquium

During this talk I introduce the problem of Dark Energy and the related  astronomical observations.  I will discuss the Dark Energy Survey currently in operation, with some focus on the detector technology.  Finally,  will introduce new efforts underway to develop the next generation of instruments for studying Dark Energy, including some ideas based on novel detector technologies.

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