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Title: Large-scale structure from quantum fluctuations in the early universe

Abstract

A better understanding of the formation of large-scale structure in the Universe is arguably the most pressing question in cosmology. The most compelling and promising theoretical paradigm, Inflation + Cold Dark Matter, holds that the density inhomogeneities that seeded the formation of structure in the Universe originated from quantum fluctuations arising during inflation and that the bulk of the dark matter exists as slowing moving elementary particles (cold dark matter) left over from the earliest, fiery moments. Large redshift surveys (such as the SDSS and 2dF) and high-resolution measurements of CBR anisotropy (to be made by the MAP and Planck Surveyor satellites) have the potential to decisively test Inflation + Cold Dark Matter and to open a window to the very early Universe and fundamental physics.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Fermi National Accelerator Lab., Batavia, IL (US)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Research (ER) (US)
OSTI Identifier:
755546
Report Number(s):
FERMILAB-Conf-98/248-A
TRN: AH200014%%76
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-76CH03000
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: Royal Discussion Meeting on Large Scale Structure, London (GB), 03/25/1998--03/26/1998; Other Information: PBD: 25 May 2000
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; MASS DISTRIBUTION; COSMOLOGY; INFLATIONARY UNIVERSE; NONLUMINOUS MATTER; RELICT RADIATION; ANISOTROPY

Citation Formats

Michael Turner. Large-scale structure from quantum fluctuations in the early universe. United States: N. p., 2000. Web.
Michael Turner. Large-scale structure from quantum fluctuations in the early universe. United States.
Michael Turner. Thu . "Large-scale structure from quantum fluctuations in the early universe". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/755546.
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abstractNote = {A better understanding of the formation of large-scale structure in the Universe is arguably the most pressing question in cosmology. The most compelling and promising theoretical paradigm, Inflation + Cold Dark Matter, holds that the density inhomogeneities that seeded the formation of structure in the Universe originated from quantum fluctuations arising during inflation and that the bulk of the dark matter exists as slowing moving elementary particles (cold dark matter) left over from the earliest, fiery moments. Large redshift surveys (such as the SDSS and 2dF) and high-resolution measurements of CBR anisotropy (to be made by the MAP and Planck Surveyor satellites) have the potential to decisively test Inflation + Cold Dark Matter and to open a window to the very early Universe and fundamental physics.},
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