Third Year WMAP Data Release

By Mark Trodden | March 16, 2006 1:48 pm

The three-year release of data from the Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe (WMAP) took place earlier today. I’m sure one of us will provide a summary some time over the next week. For now, you can take a look at the third year papers.

I expect the one to read first (most of us won’t be reading all of them) is

Three-Year Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe (WMAP) Observations: Implications for Cosmology
D.N. Spergel, et.al.

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About Mark Trodden

Mark Trodden holds the Fay R. and Eugene L. Langberg Endowed Chair in Physics and is co-director of the Center for Particle Cosmology at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a theoretical physicist working on particle physics and gravity— in particular on the roles they play in the evolution and structure of the universe. When asked for a short phrase to describe his research area, he says he is a particle cosmologist.

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