The Berkeley Center For Cosmological Physics (BCCP) is focused on understanding the origin and evolution of the universe through a series of programs to define the observations, experiments, concepts, and simulations needed to answer the fundamental questions in cosmology.

Combining experimentation, computation, and theory, BCCP continues to develop the foundation of an accurate, reliable model of the cosmos. We compare the implications of this evolving model against observations — thus opening new horizons and expanding our knowledge of the universe.


Research

Our members are involved in a number of different research programs including computational research, large surveys, and theoretical work.
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People

BCCP consists of faculty, post-docs, graduate students, and undergrad students.
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Events

BCCP hosts a number of weekly cosmology seminars.
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Software

We develop and release open-source software tools for community use in astrophysics and cosmology.
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Visiting

BCCP is located on the UC-Berkeley campus in Campbell Hall. We have a visitor program for extended visits.
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Workshops

BCCP hosts occasional workshops gathering scientists from many institutions.
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