Mapping the dark matter using weak lensing

  title={Mapping the dark matter using weak lensing},
  author={Henk Hoekstra},
  journal={arXiv: Astrophysics},
  • H. Hoekstra
  • Published 31 October 2003
  • Physics
  • arXiv: Astrophysics
Weak gravitational lensing of distant galaxies by foreground structures has proven to be a powerful tool to study the mass distribution in the universe. The advent of panoramic cameras on 4m class telescope has led to a first generation of surveys that already compete with large redshift surveys in terms of the accuracy with which cosmological parameters can be determined. The next surveys, which already have started taking data, will provide another major step forward. At the current level… 

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