CMB and Cosmic Topology


The CMB and Cosmic Topology group of the GALPAC team at CRAL conducts statistical studies of the cosmic microwave background in comparison with models of non-trivial topology.


Group Members

Thomas Buchert
Frank Steiner
Martin J. France



Recent Publications

2017: 'Model-independent analyses of non-Gaussianity in Planck CMB maps using Minkowski Functionals' (Invited Article for Focus Issue 'Planck and fundamentals of cosmology', eds. D.L. Wiltshire and F.R. Bouchet),
T. Buchert, M.J. France and F. Steiner,
Class. Quant. Grav. 34, 094002.

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Last Update: April 27, 2017

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