Planck CMB anomalies: astrophysical and cosmological secondary effects and the curse of masking

@article{Rassat2014PlanckCA,
  title={Planck CMB anomalies: astrophysical and cosmological secondary effects and the curse of masking},
  author={Ana{\"i}s Rassat and J-L. Starck and Paniez Paykari and Florent Sureau and J{\'e}r{\^o}me Bobin},
  journal={Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics},
  year={2014},
  volume={2014},
  pages={006 - 006}
}
Large-scale anomalies have been reported in CMB data with both WMAP and Planck data. These could be due to foreground residuals and or systematic effects, though their confirmation with Planck data suggests they are not due to a problem in the WMAP or Planck pipelines. If these anomalies are in fact primordial, then understanding their origin is fundamental to either validate the standard model of cosmology or to explore new physics. We investigate three other possible issues: 1) the trade-off… 

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