# CMB Anomalies from Relic Anisotropy

@inproceedings{Gumrukcuoglu2006CMBAF, title={CMB Anomalies from Relic Anisotropy}, author={A. Emir Gumrukcuoglu and Carlo R. Contaldi and Marco Peloso}, year={2006} }

Most of the analysis of the Cosmic Microwave Background relies on the assumption of statistical isotropy. However, given some recent evidence pointing against isotropy, as for instance the observed alignment of different multipoles on large scales, it is worth testing this assumption against the increasing amount of available data. As a pivot model, we assume that the spectrum of the primordial perturbations depends also on their directionality (rather than just on the magnitude of their…

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