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December 12

Perspektivenkommission, Berlin-Dahlem

October 24,25

Sektionssitzung, Berlin-Dahlem

November 12–14

Fachbeirat, MPA

September 24

Astrophysics Seminar at Département dAstrophysique, CEA Saclay

September 20

Perspektivenkommission, Berlin-Dahlem

September 2–6

COSMO-19, RWTH Aachen



July 23

Perspektivenkommission, München

June 11–July 19

SISSA, Trieste

May 23,24


  • 5/23: MUC()-CGN()
  • 5/24: Give a colloquium on “Finding Cosmic Inflation” 
    • Abstract: The cosmic microwave background (CMB) research told us a remarkable story: the structure we see in our Universe such as galaxies, stars, planets, and eventually ourselves originated from tiny quantum fluctuations generated in the early Universe. With the WMAP we have confirmed many of the key predictions of inflation including flatness and statistical homogeneity of our Universe, Gaussianity and adiabaticity of primordial density fluctuations, and a small but non-zero deviation from the scale-invariant spectrum of density fluctuations. Yet, the extraordinary claim requires extraordinary evidence. The last prediction of inflation that is yet to be confirmed is the existence of primordial gravitational waves whose wavelength can be as big as billions of light years. To this end we have proposed to JAXA a new satellite mission called LiteBIRD, whose primary scientific goal is to find signatures of gravitational waves in the polarisation of the CMB. In this presentation we describe the current state of affairs regarding our understanding of the early Universe, physics of polarisation of CMB, the LiteBIRD proposal, as well as a sub-mm telescope in Chile called CCAT-p that we are currently building. 
    • CGN()-MUC()

May 14

Perspektivenkommission, Berlin-Dahlem

May 8

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

March 26–April 24

Kavli IPMU, Kashiwa, Japan

  • 3/26-27: MUC(20:00)-HND(15:40)
  • 3/30: 講演会, 多摩六都科学館
  • 4/17: 講演会, 日本建築家協会(JIA)トーク
  • 4/24: HND(12:30)-MUC(17:20)

March 20

Perspektivenkommission, Berlin-Dahlem

March 1-9


February 21,22

Sektionssitzung, Berlin-Dahlem

February 9


January 31

Colloquium at Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation (ICG), Univ. of Portsmouth

January 25

Physikalisches Kolloquium at Universität Bonn on “Critical Tests of Theory of the Early Universe using the Cosmic Microwave Background”  

January 23,24

Perspektivenkommission, Zugspitze 

January 10

Back to normal life...


December 21–January 9

Winter break. No laptop, no email.

  • 12/21: HND(12:40)-TSA(15:50)
  • 12/22-25: Taipei
  • 12/26: TSA(13:30)-HND-ITM(20:15)
  • 12/26-1/1: Takarazuka 
  • 1/2-1/8: Fukushima
  • 1/9: HND(12:35)-MUC(16:45)

December 18–20


  • 12/18-19: MUC(20:00)-HND(15:40)

December 8–14

PFS Collaboration Meeting in Shanghai Jiao Tong University

  • 12/8-9: MUC(22:25)-PVG(16:35)
  • 12/13-14: PVG(23:55)-MUC(5:25)
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