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Scientists Meet Scientists – Wednesday Coffee Talk by Prof. Sherry Suyu (Observational Cosmology) on peeking around cosmic corners

29.11.2017


Prof. Ernst Rank and the TUM-IAS team invite the scientists of TUM and their guests for coffee each Wednesday! Just come over to the TUM-IAS after lunch between 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. and have a coffee with us, meet other scientists and listen from time to time to a short talk (10-15 mins) on a recent major TUM publication or issue – aimed specifically at a non-expert audience.

On November 29, 2017, Prof. Sherry Suyu (Observational Cosmology) will talk about a newly measured expansion rate for the local universe, possibly pointing towards new physics beyond our current knowledge of the Universe (TUM press release).

Relevant Publication:
This research was presented in a series of papers to appear in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, for example:
S. H. Suyu, V. Bonvin, F. Courbin, C. D. Fassnacht, C. E. Rusu, D. Sluse, T. Treu, K. C. Wong, M. W. Auger, X. Ding, S. Hilbert, P. J. Marshall, N. Rumbaugh, A. Sonnenfeld, M. Tewes, O. Tihhonova, A. Agnello, R. D. Blandford, G. C.-F. Chen, T. Collett, L. V. E. Koopmans, K. Liao, G. Meylan, and C. Spiniello, “H0LiCOW I. H0 Lenses in COSMOGRAIL's Wellspring: Program Overview”, submitted to MNRAS – doi: 10.1093/mnras/stx483

We look forward to seeing you there!

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