Project

LiteBIRD satellite​

The LiteBIRD satellite is a JAXA proposal, with participation from NASA and several European countries (it is under consideration a formal participation from ESA) which aims to map the microwave sky in polarization, with enough sensitivity and frequency coverage to detect a primordial background of gravitational ​waves with a scalar-to-tensor ratio of  ~0.001.

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  • Joint Centre with the combined effort of Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) and University of Cantabria (UC)

    Instituto de Física de Cantabria
    Edificio Juan Jordá
    Avenida de los Castros, s/n
    E-39005 Santander
    Cantabria, Spain

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