XIX CANARY ISLANDS WINTER SCHOOL OF ASTROPHYSICS

"The Cosmic Microwave Background: from quantum fluctuations to the present Universe "

Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias
Puerto de la Cruz,Tenerife, Canary Islands (Spain)

November 19th - 30th, 2007

Programme

 

Detailed programme

The detailed programme for each series of lectures will cover the following topics.

The Inflationary Universe

Sabino Matarrese, Universita' di Padova, ITALY

Theory of primordial CMB anisotropies: temperature and polarization.

Wayne Hu, University of Chicago, USA

CMB observations and cosmological constraints.

Bruce Partridge. Haverford College, USA

CMB fluctuations in the post-recombination Universe.

Matthias Bartelmann, ITA, Heidelberg, GERMANY

Galactic and extragalactic foregrounds.

Rod D. Davies, University of Manchester, UK

Topics to be covered: Synchrotron and free emission, dust emission (thermal and spinning dust), radiosources and IR galaxies, impact of foregrounds on future CMB space and ground-based experiments.

Statistical techniques for data analysis in Cosmology.

Licia Verde, University of Pennsylvania, USA

Gaussianity.

Enrique Martí­nez González, IFCA, SPAIN

Other probes in Fundamental Cosmology.

Malcolm Longair, University of Cambridge, UK

Tutorials.

Raúl Jiménez, Institute for Space Sciences, Spain