Probing the big bang with LEP by David N. Schramm

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  • Astronomical models.,
  • Big bang cosmology.,
  • Dark matter.,
  • Nuclear fusion.

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StatementDavid N. Schramm.
SeriesNASA contractor report -- NASA CR-181060.
ContributionsFermi National Accelerator Laboratory., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v.
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Open LibraryOL16125587M

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It is shown that LEP probes the Big Bang in two significant ways: (1) nucleosynthesis, and (2) dark matter constraints. In the first case, LEP verifies the cosmological standard model prediction on the number of neutrino types, thus strengthening the conclusion that the cosmological baryon density is approximately 6 percent of the critical value.

It is shown that LEP probes the Big Bang in two significant ways: (1) nucleosynthesis, and (2) dark matter constraints. In the first case, LEP verifies the cosmological standard model prediction on the number of neutrino types, thus strengthening the conclusion that the cosmological baryon density is approximately 6 percent of the critical : David N.

Schramm. Abstract The following sections are included: * Introduction * Concrete Stuffing for the LEP Magnets * Pumping LEP: Sticky Tape for Molecules * Superconducting Skin Boosts Accelerator Cavity Performance * Measuring the (Accelerator) World * Precise Energy Measurement: Heed the Moon * The LEP Silicon Vertex Detectors: Right on Target * DELPHI RICH: The Luminous Footprint of Particles * BGO for.

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