Is the pre-WMAP CMB data self-consistent?

@article{Lineweaver2003IsTP,
  title={Is the pre-WMAP CMB data self-consistent?},
  author={Charles H. Lineweaver and Louise M. Griffiths},
  journal={New Astronomy Reviews},
  year={2003},
  volume={47},
  pages={901-905}
}
Abstract Although individual observational groups vigorously test their datasets for systematic errors, the pre-WMAP CMB observational dataset has not yet been collectively tested. Under the assumption that the concordance model is the correct model, we have explored residuals of the observational data with respect to this model to see if any patterns emerge that can be identified with systematic errors. We found no significant trends associated with frequency, frequency channels, calibration… Expand

Figures from this paper

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 23 REFERENCES
Calibration and systematic error analysis for the COBE-DMR four-year sky maps
The Differential Microwave Radiometers (DMR) instrument aboard the Cosmic Background Explorer (COBE) has mapped the full microwave sky to mean sensitivity 26 mu K per 7 degrees held of view. TheExpand
Comparison of the COBE DMR and Tenerife Data
We have compared the Tenerife data with the COBEDifferential Microwave Radiometer (DMR) 2 year data in the declination+40 region of the sky observed by the Tenerife experiment. Using theGalacticExpand
First year Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe (WMAP) observations: Preliminary maps and basic results
We present full-sky microwave maps in five frequency bands (23-94 GHz) from the Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe (WMAP) first-year sky survey. Calibration errors are less than 0.5%, and the lowExpand
Cosmological Parameters from Cosmic Background Imager Observations and Comparisons with BOOMERANG, DASI, and MAXIMA
We report on the cosmological parameters derived from observations with the Cosmic Background Imager (CBI), covering 40 deg2 and the multipole range 300 l 3500. The angular scales probed by the CBIExpand
The QMAP and MAT/TOCO Experiments for Measuring Anisotropy in the Cosmic Microwave Background
We describe two related experiments that measured the anisotropy in the cosmic microwave background (CMB). QMAP was a balloon-borne telescope that flew twice in 1996, collecting data on degreeExpand
Comparing and combining the Saskatoon, QMAP, and COBE CMB maps
We present a method for comparing and combining maps with different resolutions and beam shapes, and apply it to the Saskatoon, QMAP, and COBE-DMR data sets. Although the Saskatoon and QMAP mapsExpand
Final Results from the Hubble Space Telescope Key Project to Measure the Hubble Constant
We present here the final results of the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) Key Project to measure the Hubble constant. We summarize our method, the results, and the uncertainties, tabulate our revisedExpand
Observational Evidence from Supernovae for an Accelerating Universe and a Cosmological Constant
We present spectral and photometric observations of 10 Type Ia supernovae (SNe Ia) in the redshift range 0.16 " z " 0.62. The luminosity distances of these objects are determined by methods thatExpand
What Can Cosmic Microwave Background Observations Already Say about Cosmological Parameters in Open and Critical-Density Cold Dark Matter Models?
We use a combination of the most recent cosmic microwave background (CMB) flat-band power measurements to place constraints on Hubble's constant h and the total density of the universe ?0 in theExpand
Measurements of $\Omega$ and $\Lambda$ from 42 high redshift supernovae
We report measurements of the mass density, Omega_M, and cosmological-constant energy density, Omega_Lambda, of the universe based on the analysis of 42 Type Ia supernovae discovered by the SupernovaExpand
...
1
2
3
...