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


Wednesdays at 14:00 on ZOOM

Admins: Agnė Semėnaitė , Laura Herold .

Date Speaker Title Arxiv number
Jan 19 Laura Herold New Early Dark Energy is compatible with current LSS data arXiv:2009.00006
Feb 2 Andrija Kostić The BOSS DR12 Full-Shape Cosmology: LCDM Constraints from the Large-Scale Galaxy Power Spectrum and Bispectrum Monopole arXiv:2112.04515
Feb 9 Andrea Pezotta Combined full shape analysis of BOSS galaxies and eBOSS quasars using an iterative emulator arXiv:2201.04679
Feb 16 Daniel Farrow AbacusHOD: A highly efficient extended multi-tracer HOD framework and its application to BOSS and eBOSS data arXiv:2110.11412
Feb 23 Alex Barreira The clustering of galaxies in the completed SDSS-IV extended Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey: Primordial non-Gaussianity in Fourier Space arXiv:2106.13725
Mar 9 Vyoma Muralidhara The halo bispectrum as a sensitive probe of massive neutrinos and baryon physics arXiv:2202.07680
Mar 16 Agnė Semėnaitė Consistent lensing and clustering in a low-S8 Universe with BOSS, DES Year 3, HSC Year 1 and KiDS-1000 arXiv:2202.07440
Eiichiro Komatsu New physics from polarised light of the cosmic microwave background arXiv:2202.13919
Mar 23 Fabian Schmidt Not so fuzzy: excluding FDM with sizes and stellar kinematics of ultra-faint dwarf galaxies arXiv:2203.05750
Mar 30 Sten Delos Small-scale structure in vector dark matter arXiv:2203.11935
Apr 6 Paolo Campeti Bias on Tensor-to-Scalar Ratio Inference With Estimated Covariance Matrices arXiv:2202.05949
Apr 13 Ippei Obata Cosmic Birefringence: Cross-Spectra and Cross-Bispectra with CMB Anisotropies arXiv:2202.04584
Apr 20 Luisa Lucie-Smith From Images to Dark Matter: End-To-End Inference of Substructure From Hundreds of Strong Gravitational Lenses arXiv:2203.00690
May 4 Julia Stadler Wavelet Moments for Cosmological Parameter Estimation arXiv:2204.07646
May 11 Anik Halder JOINT CAMBRIDGE-MUNICH JOURNAL CLUB arXiv:2201.05607
May 25 Beatriz Tucci Can we actually constrain fNL using the scale-dependent bias effect? An illustration of the impact of galaxy bias uncertainties using the BOSS DR12 galaxy power spectrum arXiv:2205.05673
Angelo Caravano Cosmological Bootstrap in Slow Motion arXiv:2205.10340
Jun 1 Sam Goldstein Determining the Hubble Constant without the Sound Horizon: A 3.6% Constraint on H0 from Galaxy Surveys, CMB Lensing and Supernovae arXiv:2204.02984
Jun 8 Linda Blot Galaxy Cluster Statistics in Modified Gravity Cosmologies arXiv:2205.13015
Jun 15 Sherry Suyu The AGEL Survey: Spectroscopic Confirmation of Strong Gravitational Lenses in the DES and DECaLS Fields Selected Using Convolutional Neural Network arXiv:2205.05307
Jun 22 Maja Lujan Niemeyer HI intensity mapping with MeerKAT: power spectrum detection in cross-correlation with WiggleZ galaxies arXiv:2206.01579
Jun 29 Marta Monelli
Jul 6 Matteo Esposito

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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