Cosmology

Research Program Description Researcher(s)
SN distance scale SNLS on CFHT
Cosmological modelling Cosmological simulations of the formation of galaxies and growth of structure, including Virgo/Millenium/Aquarius simulations
Cosmic Structure Formation:
Theoretical and Computational Modelling

Projects include Canadian Cluster Comparison Project (CCCP) / The Complete Local-Volume Groups Sample (CLoGs) / Local Cluster Substructure Survey (LoCuSS), and Cascadia-to-Cape Town Computational Cosmology Collaboratory (C2C4)

The Ultimate XXM Extragalactic Survey (XXL Project)

The largest project undertaken with the XXM satellite, the XXL Project aims to increase our knowledge of the cosmological model describing our Universe and of the physics of galaxy clusters and their member galaxies.

Instrumentation for Cosmology Work packages for WFIRST (Wide-Field Infrared Survey Telescope), a NASA satellite observatory designed to perform wide-field imaging and slitless spectroscopic surveys of the near infrared sky.