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Planck map reveals birth, life and death of a cosmos

Planck map reveals birth, life and death of a cosmos

作者:吕奠  时间:2018-01-22 05:02:29  人气:

(Image: ESA-Planck collaboration) The Axis of Evil and a mystery cold spot stand out in this enhanced version of the Planck map “Tomorrow will be like a birthday for cosmologists, with many gifts arranged on the table and us opening them one by one.” So said Dragan Huterer of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, the night before the European Space Agency released the highest-resolution map yet of the entire cosmic microwave background (CMB), relic light from the primordial universe. And what a birthday it turned out to be. Like real-life presents, some of the map’s insights are expected, others … Leader: “Planck cosmos and LHC’s Higgs: