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Cosmology with MeerKAT

Mario Santos
University of Cape Town

I will describe what can be achieved for Cosmology with the proposed large area survey using the MeerKAT radio telescope. This survey will provide measurements of the Baryon Acoustic oscillations and redshift space distortions, constraining dark energy and primordial non-Gaussianity (along many other science cases, such as galaxy evolution in continuum/HI, cluster science, etc). It will also be the precursor survey for the large Cosmology survey we plan to do with the SKA.

2017 May 22, 15:00

Observatório Astronómico de Lisboa (Seminar room)
Tapada da Ajuda, 1349-018 Lisboa

Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade de Coimbra
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia COMPETE 2020 PORTUGAL 2020 União Europeia