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Marek Kowalski (HU Berlin)

Mapping the dynamics of the local Universe with SNe Ia
When Jun 09, 2016 from 02:30 PM to 03:30 PM
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  • Colloquium
Where SH Lecture Hall
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Supernova Ia serve as excellent distance indicators beyond redshift one, yet, they also have a special role in the nearby Universe. I will discuss recent results on determining the Hubble constant and measure bulk flows using nearby SNe Ia from the Supernova Factory, a spectrophotometric survey of SNe Ia. In the second part of the talk will introduce the Zwicky Tansient Facility, an all-sky survey which will start taking data in 2017 and which will provide a new reference for searches of nearby SNe.