Occam's razor meets WMAP

@article{Magueijo2007OccamsRM,
  title={Occam's razor meets WMAP},
  author={J. Magueijo and R. Sorkin},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society: Letters},
  year={2007},
  volume={377}
}
  • J. Magueijo, R. Sorkin
  • Published 2007
  • Physics
  • Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society: Letters
  • Using a variety of quantitative implementations of Occam's razor we examine the low quadrupole, the ‘axis of evil’ effect and other detections recently made appealing to the excellent Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe (WMAP) data. We find that some razors fully demolish the much lauded claims for departures from scale-invariance. They all reduce to pathetic levels the evidence for a low quadrupole (or any other low l cut-off), both in the first and third year WMAP releases. The ‘axis of evil… CONTINUE READING

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