10-14 June 2019
Europe/Madrid timezone

The Universe: the most sensitive neutrino mass detector

12 Jun 2019, 09:00
30m

Speaker

FRANCISCO VILLAESCUSA (Center for Computational Astrophysics, NY, US)

Description

I will review one of the predictions of the Big Bang theory, the existence of a cosmic neutrino background. I will then present the effect that neutrino masses induce on cosmological observables at linear order. I will show the canonical effect that has been commonly employed on cosmology to weigh neutrinos: their effect on the power spectrum. I will show why we need to consider other observables to achieve a robust
5-sigma constraint on the minimum mass of the neutrino masses with upcoming cosmological surveys.

Presentation Materials

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