Rencontres de Moriond

Cosmology

Preliminary Program (06/03/2012)

Sunday March 11th


Morning Session (1): Methodology

25'+5'

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CMB, lensing, and non-Gaussianities
Antony Lewis (University of Sussex, Brighton) (pptx)

25'+5'

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Bayesian Large Scale Structure Inference
Jens Jasche (IAP, Paris) (pdpt)

15'+5'

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Detecting bubble collisions with optimal filters
Jason McEwen (University College London) (pdf)

15'+5'

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What do galaxy surveys really measure?
Camille Bonvin (University of Cambridge) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Biases on cosmological parameters by general relativity effects.
Laura Lopez Honorez (MPIK-Heidelberg) (pdf)

15'+5'

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The Sunyaev-Zel'dovich effect in WMAP
Jose M. Diego (IFCA, Santander) (ppt)


Morning Session (2): Dark Matter: direct and indirect detection (1)

25'+5'

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Present and future dark matter searches with Imaging Atmospheric Cherenkov Telescopes
Jean-François Glicenstein (IRFU/SPP, Saclay) (pptx)


Afternoon Session: Dark Matter: direct and indirect detection (1 cont'd)

15'+5'

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Constraints on dark matter annihilation decay in the Milky Way halo
Gabrijela Zaharijas (ICTP, Trieste) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Indirect searches for dark matter particles at Super-Kamiokande
Piotr Mijakowski (National Centre For Nuclear Research ) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Indirect Dark Matter Searches with IceCube
Erik Strahler (Vrije Universiteit Brussel) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Status and results from the ANTARES neutrino telescope
Colas Rivière (CPPM, Marseille) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Constraining Dark Matter annihilation cross-sections with the Cosmic Microwave Background
Silvia Galli (IAP, Paris) (pdf)

15'+5'

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The cosmic history of the spin of dark matter haloes
Holly Trowland (The University of Sydney) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Neutron stars as laboratories for cosmology
M Angeles Perez-Garcia (University of Salamanca) (pdf)

15'+5'

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How compact stars can constrain dark matter
Chris Kouvaris (CP-Origins, Odense) (pdf)

15'+5'

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CDMS
Durdana Balakishiyeva (University of Florida, Gainesville) (pdf)

Monday March 12th


Morning Session: CMB, Clusters, SZ (1)

25'+5'

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Clusters
Alain Blanchard (IRAP, Toulouse) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Cosmology with Optically Selected Galaxy Clusters
Jochen Weller (Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich) (pptx)

25'+5'

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SZ clusters in the Planck survey
Etienne Pointecouteau (IRAP, Toulouse) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Cosmological Constraints from the South Pole Telescope Cluster Survey
Bradford Benson (University of Chicago) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Structure Evolution and Cosmology with Massive, High Redshift Galaxy Clusters from SPT
Joseph Mohr (Ludwig-Maximilians Universitaet, Munich) (ppt)

15'+5'

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An update from the Arcminute Microkelvin Imager -- New results and ongoing SZ science
Michel Schammel (University of Cambridge) (pdf)

15'+5'

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SZ Power Spectrum constraints on Clusters, Cosmology and the Epoch of Reionization.
Laurie Shaw (Yale University, New Haven) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Testing Cosmology with Extreme Galaxy Clusters
Ian Harrison (Cardiff University) (pdf)


Afternoon Session: Dark Energy (1)

25'+5'

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Probing dark energy with redshift distortions in galaxy surveys: VIPERS and beyond
Luigi Guzzo (INAF-Brera, Milan) (pdf)

25'+5'

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Supernovae
Ryan Foley (Harvard University, Boston) (pdf)

25'+5'

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SNLS-3 years
Marc Betoule (LPNHE, Paris) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Constraints on type Ia supernovae colors and extinctions with the SNfactory data.
Arnaud Canto (LPNHE, Paris) (pdf)

25'+5'

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Probing Dark Matter nature and distribution with the SKA
Sergio Colafrancesco (Wits University, Johannesburg) (pdf)

25'+5'

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BAO/Dark energy
Jeff Peterson (Carnegie Mellon, Pittsburgh) (pdf)

15'+5'

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21cm intensity mapping using BINGO
Richard Battye (JBCA, University of Manchester) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Foreground Removal with S/N modes in 21cm intensity mapping experiments
John Richard Shaw (CITA, Toronto) (pdf)

Tuesday March 13th


Morning Session: Theory (1)

25'+5'

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Inflation, or what?
William Kinney (SUNY, Buffalo) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Self-Regularisation of IR-Divergences During Inflation
Bjorn Garbrecht (RWTH, Aachen) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Universality in multifield inflation from string theory
Sébastien Renaux-Pétel (DAMTP, University of Cambridge) (pdf)

15'+5'

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The anisotropic inflation
Masaaki Watanabe (Kyoto University) (pdf)

15'+5'

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SuperCool Inflation: a graceful exit for old inflation at TeV scales and below
Douglas Spolyar (FNAL, Batavia) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Magnetic fields from inflation: the fatal transition to the radiation era
Chiara Caprini (IPhT, Saclay) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Non-Gaussianity in single field inflation beyond slow-roll
Johannes Noller (Imperial College London) (pdf)

15'+5'

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CMB bispectrum in the squeezed limit
Filippo Vernizzi (IPhT, Saclay) (pdf)


Afternoon Session: CMB, Clusters, SZ (2)

25'+5'

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The Quest for Gravity Wave B-modes
Clem Pryke (University of Chicago) (pdf)

15'+5'

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The POLARBEAR Experiment
Haruki Nishino (University of California, Berkeley) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Astrophysical foregrounds and primordial tensor-to-scalar ratio constraints from CMB B-mode polarization observations
Josquin Errard (APC, Paris) (pdf)

15'+5'

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A template of atmospheric O2 circularly polarized emission for CMB experiments
Giulio Fabbian (APC, Paris) (pdf)

15'+5'

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SPT-POL: CMB Polarimetry with the South Pole Telescope
Clarence Chang (University of Chicago) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Measuring the polarisation anisotropy of the Cosmic Microwave Background with the QUBIC bolometric interferometer.
Marie-Anne Bigot-Sazy (APC, Paris) (pdf)

15'+5'

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QUIET Science Results and Instrument Performance: Towards Measurements of Inflation with the Polarized Cosmic Microwave Background
Laura Newburgh (Princeton University) (pdf)

25'+5'

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Results from ACT and MUSTANG
Jonathan Sievers (Princeton University) (pdf not available)

Wednesday March 14th


Morning Session: Dark Matter: direct and indirect detection (2)

25'+5'

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Direct searches: Noble liquids
Marc Schumann (University of Zurich) (pdf)

25'+5'

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Indirect searches: Fermi-LAT
Eric Nuss (LUPM, Montpellier) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Constraints on Dark Matter and Supersymmetry from LAT Observations of Dwarf Galaxies
Alex Drlica-Wagner (Stanford University) (pdf)

15'+5'

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The Quest for Dark Matter Signals and the gamma-ray sky
Aldo Morselli (INFN Roma Tor Vergata) (pdf)

25'+5'

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DM searches at colliders
David Berge (CERN, Geneva) (pptx)

15'+5'

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Search for dark matter at the LHC using missing transverse energy
Sarah Malik (The Rockefeller University, New-York) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Supersymmetric Dark Matter in Light of Recent Results from LHC, Xenon100 and Fermi Data
Leszek Roszkowski (Univ. of Sheffield and NCBJ, Warsaw) (pptx)

15'+5'

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The consistent interpretation of features of the galactic center gamma ray spectrum at high energies (Fermi/HESS) together with electron and positron data (Pamela/HESS) as dark matter.
Alexander Belikov (IAP, Paris) (pdf)


Afternoon Session (1): Neutrinos and Cosmology

25'+5'

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Neutrino masses
Carlo Giunti (INFN, Torino) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Cosmological neutrino mass constraint from the WiggleZ Dark Energy Survey
Signe Riemer-Sorensen (University of Queensland, St Lucia) (pdf)

25'+5'

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Measurement of theta_13 by neutrino oscillation experiments
Tomoyuki Konno (Tokyo Institute of Technology) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Probing the Neutrino Mass Hierarchy with CMB Weak Lensing
Alex Hall (Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge) (pdf)


Afternoon Session (2): Common Session with the QCD Conference

35'+10'

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Cosmology with Clusters
Joe Mohr (Ludwik-Mawimilian Universität, Munich) (ppt)

35'+10'

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Search for Dark Matter and the Higgs Boson at the LHC
Ian Shipsey (Purdue University, West-Lafayette) (pdf)

Thursday March 15th


Morning Session (1): CMB, Clusters, SZ (3)

15'+5'

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Non-Gaussianity and Cosmic Microwave Background secondary anisotropies:the lensing-ISW-Rees Sciama bispectrum.
Anna Mangilli (IAP, Paris) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Constraints on the topology of the Universe derived from the 7-year WMAP CMB data and perspectives of constraining the topology using CMB polarisation maps
Pawel Bielewicz (IRAP, Toulouse) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Parity in the CMB: Space Oddity
Assaf Ben-David (Tel-Aviv University) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Testing isotropy of light propagation with CMB polarization data
Giulia Gubitosi (IPhT CEA, Saclay) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Measuring the Features in the Primordial Power Spectrum
Zhiqi Huang (IPhT, Saclay) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Spectral distortions of the CMB and what we can learn about inflation
Jens Chluba (CITA, University of Toronto) (pdf)

15'+5'

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The imprint of superstructures on the Cosmic Microwave Background
Stephane Ilic (IAS, Orsay) (pdf)


Afternoon Session: Theory (2)

25'+5'

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Large Scale Structures
Massimo Pietroni (INFN-Padova) (pdf)

15'+5'

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The cosmological renormalization group equation and statistical anisotropies
Martin Sloth (CP3-Origins, Odense) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Universal non-Gaussian initial conditions and efficient bispectrum estimation in N-body simulations
Marcel Schmittfull (DAMTP, University of Cambridge) (pdf)

25'+5'

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Modified Gravity
Enrico Trincherini (SNS, Pisa) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Modified non-local gravity: exact solutions and applications
Alexey Koshelev (Vrije Unniversiteit Brussel) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Generalized perturbations in modified gravity and dark energy
Jonathan Pearson (University of Manchester) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Quantum and Classical Fluctuations in the Inflationary Universe --- Laboratory quantum mechanics and cosmic density fluctuations ---
Masahiro Morikawa (Ochanomizu University) (pdf)

Friday March 16th


Morning Session: Lensing

25'+5'

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Cosmological constraints from cosmic shear in CFHTLenS
Martin Kilbinger (CEA, Saclay) (pdf)

25'+5'

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CFHTLenS - Mapping Dark Matter
Martin Kilbinger (CEA, Saclay) on behalf of Tom Kitching (pdf)

15'+5'

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Testing the Laws of Gravity with CFHTLenS and WiggleZ
Fergus Simpson (University of Edinburgh) (pptx)

15'+5'

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Prospects for weak lensing studies with new radio telescopes
Michael Brown (University of Manchester) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Galaxy-Mass and Galaxy-Galaxy Correlations on 10 Mpc Scales in the Deep Lens Survey
Ami Choi (Institute for Astronomy, University of Edinburgh) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Herschel-ATLAS: towards a sample of ~1000 strongly-lensed galaxies.
Joaquin Gonzalez-Nuevo Gonzalez (IFC, Santander) (pdf)

15'+5'

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How sensitive is the CMB to a single lens ?
Ben Rathaus (Tel Aviv University) (pdf)


Afternoon Session: Dark Energy (2)

25'+5'

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1D and 3D analyses of Ly-alpha data
Jean-Marc Le Goff (IRFU, Saclay) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Detectability of cold streams into high-z galaxies by absorption lines
Tobias Goerdt (Universidad Autonoma de Madrid) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Three tests of LambdaCDM
Carlos Martins (CAUP, Porto) (pdf)

15'+5'

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On the physical origin of the dark energy component: a revival of the vacuum contribution.
Alain Blanchard (IRAP, Toulouse) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Dark Energy Survey: Status and Science Reach
Michael Busha (ITP, University of Zurich) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Cosmological constraints from stacked voids in the SDSS
Paul Sutter (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Dark energy constraints with cosmic magnification
Alexandre Boucaud (APC, Paris) (pdf)

15'+5'

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The Hobby-Eberly Telescope Dark Energy eXperiment
Martin Landriau (MPE, Garching) (pdf)

15'+5'

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Cosmic Magnification as a probe of Cosmology
Christopher Duncan (Royal Observatory Edinburgh) (pdf)

Saturday March 17th


Closing Session: Summary talk

45'+10'

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Highlights
Richard Battye (JBCA, University of Manchester) (pdf)


 

Posters

Observational constraints on $r=T/S$ in cosmological $\Lambda$ MDM models
Natalia Arkhipova (Lebedev Institute, Moscow)

A Robust Approach to Constraining Dark Matter with Gamma-Ray Data
Eric Baxter (University of Chicago)

Cosmic shear bispectrum from second-order perturbations in GR
Camille Bonvin (University of Cambridge)

Shock fronts in the merging galaxy cluster A521
Hervé Bourdin (Univ. Tor Vergata, Rome)

The VLT 5-year data set from the SuperNova Legacy Survey : redshift determination and identification of the type Ia supernovae
Flora Cellier-Holzem (LPNHE, Paris)

Inflection Point Quintessence Cosmologies and the Case for Dark Energy
Hui-Yiing Chang (Vanderbilt University, Nashville)

Precision Monte Carlo tests of the photometry method used in the Supernova Legacy Survey
Patrick El-Hage (LPNHE, Paris)

Dark Matter Primordial Black Holes and Inflation Models
Encieh Erfani (University of Bonn )

Separating B-modes from E-modes for estimating power spectra of CMB polarized anisotropies
Agnès Ferté (IAS, Orsay)

Classic Dark Matter Theory with Experimental Confirmations, Exact Solutions and Practical Applications
Mikhail Ivanov (CIAM, Moscow )

A new method for detecting Baryon Acoustic Oscillations
Antoine Labatie (SAP-CEA, Saclay)

HERSCHEL-ATLAS galaxy counts and high-redshift luminosity functions: the formation of massive early-type galaxies
Andrea Lapi (Univ. Roma Tor Vergata)

Inflation and stagflation --- Robust inflation and cosmological constant problem without fine tuning ---
Akika Nakamichi (Koyama Astronomical Observatory, Kyoto)

Long-range forces in direct dark matter searches
Paolo Panci (CP3-origins, Odense)

True CMB Power Spectrum Estimation
Paniez Paykari (CEA, Saclay)

A new cosmological test from the proper motions of galaxies
Sergey Pilipenko (Lebedev Institute, Moscow)

Probing dark energy with the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST)
Jean-Stéphane Ricol (LPSC, Grenoble)

The SkyMapper Southern Sky Survey and the SkyDice Calibration System.
Pier-Francesco Rocci (LPNHE, Paris)

Implications of non-Gaussianity for CMB lensing reconstruction and parameter estimation
Marcel Schmittfull (DAMTP, University of Cambridge)

Gravitational Lens Statistics with Herschel-ATLAS
Jo Short (Cardiff University)

Measurement of the expansion rate of the universe by using passively evolving galaxies
Romain Thomas (LAM, Marseille)

Probing dynamical dark energy with CODEX
Pauline Eva Vielzeuf (CAUP, Porto)

The instrumental calibration of MegaCam with SNDice
Francesca Villa (LPNHE, Paris)

Interfering dark matter scenarios for DAMA and GoGeNT
Jussi Virkajarvi (CP3-Origins, Odense)


 


Jacques Dumarchez
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