Weak gravitational lensing

Alan Heavens

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In this brief review I consider the advances made in weak gravitational lensing over the last 8 years, concentrating on the large scales - cosmic shear. I outline the theoretical developments, observational status, and the challenges which cosmic shear must overcome to realise its full potential. Finally I consider the prospects for probing Dark Energy and extra-dimensional gravity theories with future experiments.
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JournalMonthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
Publication statusPublished - 13 May 2008


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