Testing gravity on cosmological scales with cosmic shear, cosmic microwave background anisotropies, and redshift-space distortions

  title={Testing gravity on cosmological scales with cosmic shear, cosmic microwave background anisotropies, and redshift-space distortions},
  author={Agnes Fert'e and Donnacha Kirk and Andrew R. Liddle and Joe Zuntz},
  journal={Physical Review D},
We use a range of cosmological data to constrain phenomenological modifications to general relativity on cosmological scales, through modifications to the Poisson and lensing equations. We include cosmic microwave background anisotropies measurements from the Planck satellite, cosmic shear from CFHTLenS and DES-SV, and redshift-space distortions from BOSS data release 12 and the 6dF galaxy survey. We find no evidence of departures from general relativity, with the modified gravity parameters… 

Testing general relativity in cosmology

  • M. Ishak
  • Physics
    Living reviews in relativity
  • 2019
The review aims at providing an overall picture of the subject and an entry point to students and researchers interested in joining the field and a quick reference to recent results and constraints on testing gravity at cosmological scales.

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