University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Physics and Astronomy Calendar

Monday, September 30th 2019
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Qi Wen, UMN
Subject: The Probe of Inflation and Cosmic Origins (PICO): Science Objectives and Design

he Probe of Inflation and Cosmic Origins (PICO) is a next-decade NASA probe-scale space mission that will be prioritized by the Astro2020 decadal panel. In this talk, I will describe the mission’s seven main science objectives and the broader scientific impacts beyond. The instrument design will also be discussed.

Faculty Host: Lucy Fortson

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