Foregrounds: Unveiling the Galactic Weather to the CMB, 3rd ARENA Conference: An Astronomical observatory at CONCORDIA (Dome C, Antarctica), EAS Publication Series
Barbosa , D.
; Bernardis, PoB
; Gervasi ,
; Giraud-Heraud ,
; Masi ,
; Mauskopf ,
; Pajot ,
Foregrounds: Unveiling the Galactic Weather to the CMB, 3rd ARENA Conference: An Astronomical observatory at CONCORDIA (Dome C, Antarctica), EAS Publication Series, Proc Antarctic Research a European Network for Astrophysics 8) 3rd ARENA Conf.: An Astronomical Observatory at CONCORDIA, Frascatti, Italy, Vol. 40, pp. 391 - 398, June, 2010.
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Cosmic Microwave Background observations became the tool
to probe the the first events of cosmic history. After WMAP data re-
leases, galactic and extragalactic foregrounds are perceived as the main
limiting uncertainty for the near-future search for the B-mode polar-
ization inprints from the inflationary era, either through satellites or
ground-based experiments like Brain at Dome-C. A combination of
technology, scanning strategy and above all, accurate knowledge of po-
larized foregrounds will be necessary for an optimal mapping of B-mode
CMB Polarization. In addition, the search for a better understanding
of the galactic foregrounds will provide unprecedented knowledge on
the Milky Way structure and star formation.