• What have we learnt from Wilkinson microwave anisotropy probe?

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      Cosmology; cosmic microwave background

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      It has been a little over a year since WMAP produced its dramatic new glimpse of the cosmic microwave background. I review the results of the WMAP mission and the science that has arisen from it, focusing on the qualitatively new features of the data: the temperature-polarization correlation, correlations with large scale structure, the large-scale power deficit and its implications, and the search for non-Gaussianity.

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      Robert G Crittenden1

      1. Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth - PO1 2EG, UK
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  • Pramana – Journal of Physics | News

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