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

SpeakerJuan 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 Seminar/Symposium
Topicphysics
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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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