Secondary Anisotropies

  title={Secondary Anisotropies},
    Mingled and merged, densely sprouting, In the primaeval mass, there is no shape. Spreading and scattering, leaving no trail behind, In the darkness of its depths, there is no sound. Between recombination and the present, astrophysical processes can alter the an-isotropy spectrum. In general, they may have two distinct effects: 1. Erasure or masking of primary anisotropies by rescattering and other filtering. 2. Generation of secondary fluctuations imprinting the mark of a much more evolved and… CONTINUE READING