Cosmology 101

Simons Observatory is designed to address many open questions in cosmology and astrophysics. What happened in the very first stages of our Universe? Do primordial gravitational waves exist, and can we detect them? What is the nature of dark matter and dark energy? Do new exotic particles exist? How do galaxies, clusters of galaxies, and tremendous voids in between those form and evolve? In the following sections, you can read more on what secrets of our Universe Simons Observatory will shed light on:

Collaborator Lyman Page Explains the CMB on Serious Science