BICEP2 and Evidence for Inflation: Whats all this about B-modes?BICEP2 and Evidence for Inflation: Whats all this about B-modes?http://www.haverford.edu/calendar/details/260930KINSC Sharpless Auditorium2014-04-24T16:30:002014-04-24T18:00:00
April 24,2014 4:30PM–6:00PM
KINSC Sharpless Auditorium
Renowned cosmologist Bruce Partridge will give us the scoop on the new BICEP2 results, and what they do (and don't) mean for modern cosmology.
On March 14, 2014, a press release announcing the BICEP2 experiments presented the first direct evidence for cosmic inflation, shaking the science world. On April 24, world-renowned cosmologist Bruce Partridge (Haverford College), will give us the scoop on the new BICEP2 results, and what they do and don't mean for modern cosmology. This talk will be pitched at a level appropriate for students and faculty of physics and astronomy.
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