How has the expansion of the Universe changed throughout its history?
Héctor Gil is one of the researchers who participated in the elaboration of the largest three-dimensional map of the Universe. Héctor explains in the radio program "Principle of uncertainty" how the map was made, what data was necessary to do it and the meaning and importance of having it.
About the author
Héctor Gil Marín is a "La Caixa" Junior Leader postdoctoral researcher at our institute, and is part of the Cosmology research group. His research is focused on the large-scale structure of the Universe, and he intends to answer one of the most fundamental questions in cosmology for the past 20 years; what is the driving the accelerated expansion of the Universe? Gil-Marín works in the international collaborations of eBOSS and DESI. He has been awarded the 2020 Young Researcher Award in Theoretical Physics from the Royal Spanish Physics Society and the BBVA Foundation.
The international group of researchers from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) today publishes a comprehensive analysis of the largest three-dimensional map of the Universe ever created, filling in the most significant gaps in our exploration of the cosmos’ history.