Essential Cosmology for the Next Generation 2011
Cosmología en la Playa / Cosmology on the Beach
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico   January 10-14, 2011

Presentations


Course Lectures


Ed Bertschinger: Gravity on Cosmic Scales
1. Cosmological Perturbation Theory in GR (and Summary Notes)
2. Cosmological Perturbations in Other Metric Theories
3. Cosmological Scale Tests of Gravity


Alessandro Melchiorri: CMB Constraints on Fundamental Physics
1. Basic CMB and Parameters
2. Mostly Dark Energy
3. More Parameters


Mark Trodden: Particle Physics and Cosmology
1. The Baryon Asymmetry
2. Dark Matter
3. Acceleration, Gravity, and Extra Dimensions


Licia Verde: Statistical Methods in Cosmology
1. Probabilities and Inference
2. Monte Carlo Methods
3. Forecasting


Martin White: Non-linear Structure in the Universe
1. "Weak" Non-Linearity: Cosmological perturbation theory
2. Non-Linearity and Baryon Acoustic Oscillations
3. Strong Non-Linearity

 

Plenary Talks


Krzysztof Gorski: Early Astrophysics Results from Planck


Tonatiuh Matos: Problems and Alternatives to Lambda Cold Dark Matter


Jeffrey Peterson: 21-cm Intensity Mapping


George Smoot: Accelerating to the Singularity


Oliver Zahn: Sunyaev-Zel'dovich Effects and CMB Lensing

 

Video Playlist of Invited Talks

 

Contributed Talks

 

2010 Presentations

2009 Presentations