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The latest news from the oldest light

Date 19 June 2017 Time 11:00 - 12:00
Location AMOLF Lecture Room
Speaker Diederik Roest (University of Groningen)
Category Public Colloquium

Recent measurements on the cosmic microwave background radiation support the notion of inflation, a period of rapid accelerated expansion in the primordial Universe. We will outline the theoretical motivation for inflation, and discuss the most recent observational evidence. Finally we will touch on future perspectives.