Day - Time: 2010-09-14 14:00
Place: Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa (Aula Mancini) - Relatore Tommaso Treu, University of California Santa Barbara

I will presents new observational tests of the LCDM paradigm. In particular I will focus on the following questions: are there universal dark matter profiles? is there dark matter substructure? What is the equation of state of dark energy? I will discuss the crucial need to uderstand the interplay between baryons and dark matter as part of the paradigm.