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Euclid Mission: Mapping the Geometry of the Dark Universe. Mission and Consortium StatusEuclid concept: (1) High-precision survey mission to map the geometry of the Dark Universe (2) Optimized for two complementary cosmological probes: (2a) Weak Gravitational Lensing (2b) Baryonic Acoustic Oscillations (2c) Additional probes: clusters, redshift space distortions, ISW (3) Full extragalactic sky survey with 1.2m telescope at L2: (3a) Imaging: (3a-1) High precision imaging at visible wavelengths (3a-2) Photometry/Imaging in the near-infrared (3b) Near Infrared Spectroscopy (4) Synergy with ground based surveys (5) Legacy science for a wide range of in astronomy
Document ID
20120002047
Document Type
Presentation
External Source(s)
Authors
Rhodes, Jason (Jet Propulsion Lab., California Inst. of Tech. Pasadena, CA, United States)
Date Acquired
August 25, 2013
Publication Date
February 3, 2011
Subject Category
Astrophysics
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Other
Keywords
dark energy
dark matter