WFIRST — the Wide Infrared Survey Telescope — is one of the best equipped missions in the next decade to study dark energy. Contrary to expectations for a Universe composed only of matter, the expansion of the Universe has been accelerating since the last few billion years. This accelerated expansion can only be explained by a […]
Chen He Heinrich’s research profile was recently featured by the University of Chicago’s physics department. To learn more about the recent development in her Ph.D. work, please click here.
Chen He was awarded the best poster prize at the conference Essential Cosmology for the Next Generations 2016. The poster presented work done with Wayne Hu and Daniel Grin on “Compensated Isocurvature Perturbations (CIP) in the Curvaton Model”. The authors proposed to correlate CIPs with cosmic microwave background (CMB) anisotropies, and showed that with this technique, […]