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MPA/MPE CosmoClub - The LSS (and more) Journal Club


Wednesdays at 14:00 at MPA seminar room 005

Admins: Sara Maleubre , Vyoma Muralidhara .

Date Speaker Title Arxiv number
Oct. 12 Wheel only
Oct. 19 Matteo Esposito The JWST High Redshift Observations and Primordial Non-Gaussianity arXiv:2210.04812
Oct. 26 Andrija Kostic The MillenniumTNG Project: High-precision predictions for matter clustering and halo statistics
The MillenniumTNG Project: Inferring cosmology from galaxy clustering with accelerated N-body scaling and subhalo abundance matching
Nov. 2 Andrea Pezzotta COMET: Clustering Observables Modelled by Emulated perturbation Theory arXiv:2208.01070
Nov. 9 Alex Barreira Constraints on primordial non-Gaussianity from halo bias measured through CMB lensing cross-correlations arXiv:2210.01049
Nov. 16 Jose Luis Bernal The deconvolved distribution estimator: enhancing reionisation-era CO line-intensity mapping analyses with a cross-correlation analogue for one-point statistics
Characteristic Functions for Cosmological Cross-Correlations
Nov. 23 Vyoma Muralidhara Big bang nucleosynthesis and early dark energy in light of the EMPRESS Yp results and the H0 tension arXiv:2211.04087
Nov. 30 - **No Journal Club**
Dec. 7 Laura Herold A new constraint on Early Dark Energy using the Profile Likelihood arXiv:2210.16296
Dec. 14 Andrea Fiorilli Testing the accuracy of likelihoods for cluster abundance cosmology arXiv:2210.11093
Dec. 21 - **No Journal Club**
Jan. 11 Luisa Lucie-Smith Non-parametric Lagrangian biasing from the insights of neural nets arXiv:2212.08095
Jan. 18 Fabian Schmidt Consistency tests of field level inference with EFT likelihood arXiv:2212.07875
Jan. 25 Ziyang Chen Inferring the impact of feedback on the matter distribution using the Sunyaev Zel'dovich effect: Insights from CAMELS simulations and ACT+DES data arXiv:2301.02186
Feb. 01 Alejandra Melo TDCOSMO. XIII. Improved Hubble constant measurement from lensing time delays using spatially resolved stellar kinematics of the lens galaxy arXiv:2301.02656
Feb. 08 Wheel session
Feb. 15 Carlos Correa Guess the cheese flavour by the size of its holes: A cosmological test using the abundance of Popcorn voids arXiv:2212.06849
Feb. 22 Paolo Campeti Inference of the optical depth to reionization τ from Planck CMB maps with convolutional neural networks arXiv:2301.09634
Mar. 01 Sten Delos Observational Evidence for Cosmological Coupling of Black Holes and its Implications for an Astrophysical Source of Dark Energy arXiv:2302.07878
Mar. 08 Beatriz Tucci Robust field-level likelihood-free inference with galaxies arXiv:2302.14101
Mar. 15 Julia Stadler Higher-order statistics of the large-scale structure from photometric redshifts arXiv:2301.03581
Mar. 22 Linda Blot DES Y3 cosmic shear down to small scales: constraints on cosmology and baryons arXiv:2303.05537
Mar. 29 Fabian Schmidt The halo model for cosmology: a pedagogical review arXiv:2303.08752
Apr. 05 Marta Monelli

Previously discussed papers can be found here.

General guidlines and info

  • The meetings are weekly, 1-hour long sessions, consisting of one 15-minute paper talk with a 15-minute discussion and a 30-minute free discussion session on recent arXiv papers.
  • The paper in the first half is freely chosen by the person leading the discussion.
  • In the second half hour, we will have short (<5 min) presentations on papers that are not older than two weeks. The goal of the speaker should be to give a motivation in a broader context (why was the paper written? what is the big science question that motivated the paper?) and to discuss one or two plots. The speakers will be selected randomly during the JC by means of an oracle. The speaker of the first part will not be picked by the oracle. If there is a good reason, it is of course possible to let the organisers know that they want to be removed from the random oracle part. The goal is to practice reading papers and presenting to others without over-preparing. So, it is not expected that the person who presents has read the paper fully, but it can be enough to read for example abstract, figure captions and conclusions.

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