New horizons in cosmology with spectral distortions of the cosmic microwave background

  title={New horizons in cosmology with spectral distortions of the cosmic microwave background},
  author={Jens Chluba and Maximilian Abitbol and Nabila Aghanim and Yacine Ali-Haimoud and Marcelo A. Alvarez and Kaustuv Basu and Boris Bolliet and Carlo Burigana and Paolo Bernardis and Jacques Delabrouille and Emanuela Dimastrogiovanni and Fabio Finelli and Dale J. Fixsen and Luke Hart and Carlos Hernandez-Monteagudo and J. Colin Hill and Alan Kogut and Kazunori Kohri and Julien Lesgourgues and Bruno Maffei and John C. Mather and Suvodeep Mukherjee and Subodh P. Patil and Andrea Ravenni and Mathieu Remazeilles and Aditya Rotti and Jos{\'e} Alberto Rubi{\~n}o-Mart{\'i}n and Joseph I. Silk and Rashid Sunyaev and E. R. Switzer},
  journal={arXiv: Cosmology and Nongalactic Astrophysics},
Voyage 2050 White Paper highlighting the unique science opportunities using spectral distortions of the cosmic microwave background (CMB). CMB spectral distortions probe many processes throughout the history of the Universe. Precision spectroscopy, possible with existing technology, would provide key tests for processes expected within the cosmological standard model and open an enormous discovery space to new physics. This offers unique scientific opportunities for furthering our understanding… 
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