Jun 23 – 28, 2014
Europe/Zurich timezone

Inferences about Dark Matter in the Smallest Galaxies

Jun 26, 2014, 4:30 PM
Room 5 (Tuschinski Theatre)

Room 5

Tuschinski Theatre

Presentation Dark Matter: Cosmological Aspects Dark Matter: Cosmological Aspects


Prof. Matthew Walker (CMU)


The Local Group's dwarf galaxies represent the lower limit of galaxy formation. Inferences about the amount and spatial distribution of dark matter within these objects has can provide tests of cosmological models and predictions for indirect detection experiments. I will summarize current observational constraints and discuss prospects for improvement.

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Prof. Matthew Walker (CMU)

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