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Planck

The main goal of Planck was to measure the temperature anisotropies of the CMB to the limit set by astrophysical foregrounds, thereby extracting essentially all of the cosmological information in the primary temperature fluctuations. Further goals were to measure accurately the polarization of the CMB, to determine the properties of a large number of extragalactic sources (including galaxy clusters), and to probe the properties of dust, gas, and magnetic fields in our Galaxy. KICC has been one of the leading institutes in Planck, by hosting one of the main advanced data processing centres and by obtaining some of the primary scientific results.

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Online outreach activities

Apr 09, 2020

During this period of social distancing, we are pleased to announce that we will offering a range of online astronomy talks and activities.

COVID-19 Virus

Mar 27, 2020

Even though the University of Cambridge is currently closed because of COVID-19 virus, we are all adjusting to new patterns of work so our operations continue remotely, thus, any questions / queries will still be answered via the kavlisec@ast.cam.ac.uk email address.

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