Testing the laws of gravity with cosmological observations

Breite Öffentlichkeit Kolloquium / Kongress / Forum
24.04.2024 16:50

In 1998, two groups of astrophysics discovered that the expansion of our
Universe is accelerating, in direct contradiction with our expectations
from General Relativity. This strange behaviour of our Universe could
either be due to a new form of energy, called dark energy, or to a
modification of the laws of gravity at large, cosmological scales. In this
talk I will discuss how cosmological observations can be used to test the
validity of General Relativity. I will present novel observables, that can be
used to search for deviations from the standard cosmological model.

Wann? 24.04.2024 16:50
Wo? PER 08 0.51
Chemin du Musée 3
1700 Fribourg
Vortragende Prof. Camille Bonvin
Département de Physique Théorique
Université de Genève
Invitée par Prof. Monney
Kontakt Département de Physique
Prof. Claude Monney
Chemin du Musée 3
1700 Fribourg
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