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Foregrounds: unveiling the galactic weather to the CMB

Barbosa, D., de Bernardis, P., Gervasi, M., Giraud-Héraud, Y., Kreysa, E., Maffei, B., Masi, S., Mauskopf, Philip Daniel, Pajot, F. and Verde, L. 2010. Foregrounds: unveiling the galactic weather to the CMB. Presented at: 3rd ARENA Conference, Frascati, Italy, 11-15 May 2009. Published in: Spinoglio, L. and Epchtein, N. eds. Proceedings: 3rd ARENA Conference on "An Astronomical Observatory at CONCORDIA (Dome C, Antarctica)", Frascati, Italy, 11-15 May 2009. EAS Publication Series , vol. 40. Les Ulis, France: EDP Sciences, pp. 437-442. 10.1051/eas/1040060

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Abstract

Cosmic Microwave Background observations became the tool to probe the the first events of cosmic history. After WMAP data releases, galactic and extragalactic foregrounds are perceived as the main limiting uncertainity for the near-future search for the B-mode polarization inprints from the inflationary era, either through satellites or ground-based experiments like Brain at Dome-C. A combination of technology, scanning strategy and above all, accurate knowledge of polarized foregrounds will be necessary for an optimal mapping of B-mode CMB Polarization. In addition, the search for a better understanding of the galactic foregrounds will provide unprecedented knowledge on the Milky Way structure and star formation.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Physics and Astronomy
Subjects: Q Science > QB Astronomy
Publisher: EDP Sciences
ISBN: 9782759804856
ISSN: 1633-4760
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 03:43
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/25546

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