Occupy dark matter: Uncovering the 99% of dusty galaxies which lie beneath the confusion noise floor

Marco Viero


The vast majority of the infrared-emitting galaxies which make up the cosmic infrared background are unresolved due to confusion noise. I will present techniques to uncover key properties of this confused population, namely their average flux densities and clustering behavior, and show recent results from HerMES. Lastly, I will present two new Herschel/SPIRE fields, 150deg2 of which overlap with the SDSS Stripe 82, along with anticipated science topics.

Date: Mercredi, le 12 septembre 2012
Heure: 12:00
Lieu: Université McGill
  Ernest Rutherford Physics Building, Piano Room (room 211)
Contact: Robert Rutledge