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C A T E G O R I E S
Thermonuclear Reaction Rates
Updated BBN Studies & Review Articles
Primordial Abundances
Non-Standard BBN Models
Early Universe Cosmology
BBN Websites
Cosmology Websites
Big Bang Software
Your Suggestions


Thermonuclear Reaction Rates

JINA REACLIB Reaction Rate Database - Cyburt et al., MSU / JINA [MSU]

Computational Infrastructure for Nuclear Astrophysics Data - Lingerfelt et al., ORNL [nucastrodata.org]

Nuclear uncertainties in CNO production by Big Bang nucleosynthesis - A. Coc et al., Origin of Matter and Evolution of Galaxies 2011 (11/2012) [AIP Conf. Proc.]

LUNA data on the 2H(α,γ)6Li reaction and the Big Bang Nucleosynthesis - C. Gustavino, NICXII (8/2012) [POS NICXII]

Standard Big Band Nucleosynthesis up to CNO with an improved extended nuclear network - A. Coc, et al., ApJ (1/2012) [IOP APJ]

New nuclear physics for big bang nucleosynthesis - R.N. Boyd et al., Phys. Rev. D (11/2010) [APS PRD]

An update on the big bang nucleosynthesis prediction for 7Li: the problem worsens - R.H. Cyburt, B.D. Fields, and K.A. Olive, JCAP (11/2008) [IOP JCAP]

Precision measurements of 2H(d,p)3H and 2H(d,n)3He total cross sections at Big Bang nucleosynthesis energies - D.S. Leonard et al., UNC (4/2006) [Phys. Rev. C]

Nuclear reaction network for primordial nucleosynthesis: a detailed analysis of rates, uncertainties and light nuclei yields - P.D. Serpico et al., JCAP (12/2004) [IOP JCAP]

Solar neutrino constraints on the BBN production of Li - R.H. Cyburt, B.D. Fields, and K.A. Olive, Phys. Rev. D (6/2004) [APS PRD]

Updated BBN compared with WMAP observations and the abundance of light elements - A. Coc et al., Ap. J. (1/2004) [IOP]

Compilation and R-matrix analysis of Big Bang nuclear reaction rates - P. Descouvemont et al. (2004) [INT]

Coming Soon: Additional Thermonuclear Reaction Rate sets

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Updated BBN Studies & Review Articles

Nuclear uncertainties in CNO production by Big Bang nucleosynthesis - A. Coc et al., Origin of Matter and Evolution of Galaxies 2011 (11/2012) [AIP Conf. Proc.]

Neutrinos and Big Bang Nucleosynthesis - G. Steigman, Advances in High Energy Physics (10/2012) [Hindawi]

Standard Big Band Nucleosynthesis up to CNO with an improved extended nuclear network - A. Coc, et al., ApJ (1/2012) [IOP APJ]

The Primordial Lithium Problem - B.D. Fields, Annual Review of Nuclear and Particle Science (11/2011) [Annual Reviews]

Big Bang Nucleosynthesis 2012 - Fields & Sarkar (10/2011) [Particle Data Group]

New nuclear physics for big bang nucleosynthesis - R.N. Boyd et al., Phys. Rev. D (11/2010) [APS PRD]

Big Bang Nucleosynthesis as a Probe of New Physics - M. Pospelov and J. Pradler, UVIC (11/2010) [UVIC]

Primordial Nucleosynthesis: The Predicted and Observed Abundances and Their Consequences - G. Steigman, Nuclei in the Cosmos XI (7/2010) [POS NICXI]

Big-Bang nucleosynthesis with updated nuclear data - A. Coc and E. Vangioni, J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. (2010) [IOP JPCS]

Primordial nucleosynthesis: From precision cosmology to fundamental physics - F. Iocco, G. Mangano, and G. Miele, Physics Reports (3/2009) [ScienceDirect]

An update on the big bang nucleosynthesis prediction for 7Li: the problem worsens - R.H. Cyburt, B.D. Fields, and K.A. Olive, JCAP (11/2008) [IOP JCAP]

Constraining the early-Universe baryon density and expansion rate - V. Simha and G. Steigman, JCAP (6/2008) [IOP JCAP]

Primordial Nucleosynthesis in the Precision Cosmology Era - G. Steigman, Ann. Rev. Nucl. (11/2007) [AnnRevs]

Possible solution to the 7Li problem by the long lived stau - T. Jittoh et al., Phys. Rev. D (4/2007) [APS PRD]

Phase Transitions in the Early and Present Universe - D. Boyanovsky, H.J. de Vega, and D.J. Schwarz, Ann. Rev. Nucl. (11/2006) [AnnRevs]

Big bang nucleosynthesis with a new neutron lifetime - G.J. Mathews, T. Kajino, and T. Shima, Phys. Rev. D (1/2005) [PRD APS]

Nuclear reaction network for primordial nucleosynthesis: a detailed analysis of rates, uncertainties and light nuclei yields - P.D. Serpico et al., JCAP (12/2004) [IOP JCAP]

BBN for pedestrians - J.P. Kneller and G. Steigman NJP (9/2004) [IOP]

Solar neutrino constraints on the BBN production of Li - R.H. Cyburt, B.D. Fields, and K.A. Olive, Phys. Rev. D (1/2004) [APS PRD]

Updated BBN compared with WMAP observations and the abundance of light elements - A. Coc et al., Ap. J. (1/2004) [IOP]

Big Bang Nucleosynthesis Review - David Tytler et al. (2000) [UCSD]

Coming Soon: Additional Reviews and New BBN Studies

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Primordial Abundances

Observation of interstellar lithium in the low-metallicity Small Magellanic Cloud - J.C. Howk et al., Nature (9/2012) [Nature]

Near-pristine gas at high redshifts: a window on early nucleosynthesis - M. Pettini and R. Cook, NICXII (8/2012) [POS NICXII]

A new, precise measurement of the primordial abundance of deuterium - M. Pettini and R. Cooke, MNRAS (7/2012) [RAS]

Detection of Pristine Gas Two Billion Years After the Big Bang - M. Fumagalli J.M. O'Meara, and J.X. Prochaska, Science (12/2011) [Science]

The metal-poor end of the Spite plateau I. Stellar parameters, metallicities, and lithium abundances - L. Sbordone et al., A&A (10/2010) [A&A]

Primordial Nucleosynthesis: The Predicted and Observed Abundances and Their Consequences - G. Steigman, Nuclei in the Cosmos XI (7/2010) [POS NICXI]

A new approach to systematic uncertainties and self-consistency in helium abundance determinations - E. Aver, K.A. Olive, and E.D. Skillman, JCAP (5/2010) [IOP JCAP]

Lithium abundances of halo dwarfs based on excitation temperature - A. Hosford et al., A&A (10/2008) [A&A]

Overview of the lithium problem in metal-poor stars and new results on 6Li - R. Cayrel et al., Nuclei in the Cosmos X (8/2008) [POS NICX]

Revised Primordial Helium Abundance Based on New Atomic Data - M. Peimbert, V. Luridiana, and A. Peimbert, ApJ (9/2007)[IOP ApJ]

The Primordial Abundance of 4He: A Self-consistent Empirical Analysis of Systematic Effects in a Large Sample of Low-Metallicity H II Regions - Y.I. Izotov, T.X. Thuan, and G. Stasińska, ApJ (6/2007) [IOP ApJ]

First stars VII - Lithium in extremely metal poor dwarfs - P. Bonifacio et al., A&A (2/2007) [A&A]

Lithium Isotopic Abundances in Metal-poor Halo Stars - M. Asplund, et al., ApJ (6/2006) [IOP ApJ]

Cosmic Abundance of Helium and Hydrogen - Nick Strobel [AstronomyNotes]

Coming Soon: Additional papers on Primordial Abundances

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Non-Standard BBN Models

Inhomogeneous BBN
Comment on Heavy Element Production in Inhomogeneous Big Bang Nucleosynthesis - T. Rauscher, Phys. Rev. D (3/2007) [APS PRD]

Inhomogeneous big bang nucleosynthesis revisited - J.F. Lara, T. Kajino, and G.J. Mathews, Phys. Rev. D (4/2006) [APS PRD]

Heavy Element Production in Inhomogeneous Big Bang Nucleosynthesis - S. Matsuura et al., Phys. Rev. D (12/2005) [APS PRD]

IBBN: Upper Limit on Ωb and Production of Li, Be, and B - Jedamzik and Rehm, Phys. Rev. D (6/2001) [APS PRD]

Neutron Diffusion and Nucleosynthesis in an Inhomogeneous Big Bang Model - J. Lara (2001) [UNAM]

IBBN in Light of Recent Observations - Kainulainen, Kurki-Suonio, and Sihvola, Phys. Rev. D (3/1999) [APS PRD]

Brief Summary of Non-Standard BBN Scenarios - Karsten Jedamzik [Citeseer] Requires Citeseer access.

Other Non-Standard BBN
Big Bang Nucleosynthesis with a Non-Maxwellian Distribution - C.A. Bertulani, J. Fuqua, and M.S. Hussein, ApJ (3/2013) [ApJ]

Higher D or Li: probes of physics beyond the standard model - K.A. Olive et al., MNRAS (10/2012) [RAS]

Influence of the variation of fundamental constants on the primordial nucleosynthesis - A. Coc et al., NICXII (8/2012) [POS NICXII]

Particle and Nuclear Physics Aspects of the Big Bang Nucleosynthesis - T. Kajino et al., NICXII (8/2012) [POS NICXII]

Neutrinos, WMAP, and BBN - L.M. Krauss, C. Lunardini, and C. Smith (11/2010) [arXiv]

Big bang nucleosynthesis with a stiff fluid - S. Dutta and R.J. Scherrer (10/2010) [APS PRD]

New results on catalyzed big bang nucleosynthesis with a long-lived negatively charged massive particle - M. Kusakabe et al., Phys. Rev. D (4/2010) [APS PRD]

Dark energy as a mirage - T. Mattsson, General Relativity and Gravitation (3/2010) [Springer]

The Primordial Abundance of 4He: Evidence for non-Standard Big Bang Nucleosynthesis - Y.I. Izotov and T.X. Thuan, ApJ (2/2010) [IOP APJ]

Big bang nucleosynthesis with independent neutrino distribution functions - C.J. Smith, G.M. Fuller, and M.S. Smith (5/2009) [APS PRD]

Primordial nucleosynthesis as a probe of fundamental physics parameters - T. Dent, S. Stern, and C. Wetterich Phys. Rev. D (9/2007) [APS PRD]

Primordial Neutrinos - S. Hannestad, Ann. Rev. Nucl. (11/2006) [AnnRevs]

Non-Standard BBN Scenarios - Karsten Jedamzik (5/1998) [astro-ph]

Coming Soon: More information on Non-Standard BBN Models

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Early Universe Cosmology

Sloan Digital Sky Survey [SDSS]

Legacy Archive for Microwave Background Data [Goddard]

PLANCK [ESA]

Supernova Cosmology Project [LBNL]

Dark Matter in the Universe - Lawrence Krauss [NRL]

WMAP [Goddard]

Cosmology Pages - Wayne Hu [Chicago]

CosmoCoffee Cosmology Forum [CosmoCoffee]

Dark radiation and decaying matter - M.C. Gonzalex-Garcia, V. Niro, and J. Salvado, JHEP (4/2013) [Springer JHEP]

Cosmology Notes - Nick Strobel (Updated 2013) [AstronomyNotes]

Planck 2013 results - Planck Collaboration (2013) [ESA]

Nine-Year Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe (WMAP) Observations: Cosmological Parameter Results - G. Hinshaw et al. (12/2012) [arXiv]

Nine-Year Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe (WMAP) Observations: Final Maps and Results - C.L. Bennett et al. (12/2012) [arXiv]

Big Bang Cosmology 2012 - K.A. Olive and J.A. Peacock (9/2011) [Particle Data Group]

Focus: Landmarks: The Inflationary Universe - APS Physics Focus Landmarks (3/2011) [APS]

MPA PLANCK Data Processing Centre (Updated 2011) [MPA]

Dark energy as a mirage - T. Mattsson, General Relativity and Gravitation (3/2010) [Springer]

The Cosmic Microwave Background for Pedestrians: A Review for Particle and Nuclear Physicists - D. Samtleben, S. Staggs, and B. Winstein, Annual Review of Nuclear and Particle Science (11/2007) [Annual Reviews]

Are Type Ia Supernovae Reliable Distance Indicators? - L.-Z. Lü, Y.-P. Qin, and F.-W. Zhang, Chin. J. Astron. Astrophys. (10/2007) [IOP]

Unseen Universe: Welcome to the dark side - J. Hogan, Nature (7/2007) [Nature]

Report of the Dark Energy Task Force - G. Illingworth et al., DETF (6/2006) [NSF DETF]

Constraints on cosmological parameters - A. Balbi CMB2006 (4/2006) [POS SISSA]

What Do We Really Know about Cosmic Acceleration? - C. Shapiro and M.S. Turner, Ap. J. (10/2006) [IOP APJ]

Task Force on Cosmic Microwave Background Research - J. Bock et al. (4/2006) [astro-ph]

Accelerating Universe: Observational Status and Theoretical Implications - L. Perivolaropoulos (1/2006) [astro-ph]

Cosmology Parameters - Lahav & Liddle (9/2005) [Particle Data Group]

Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation - Scott & Smoot (9/2005) [Particle Data Group]

Cosmology and Astrophysics - J. Garcia-Bellido, CERN-JINR European School of High Energy Physics (2/2005) [arXiv]

Cosmology Outreach (Updated 2004) [Berkeley]

CMB Data Analysis Center - Max Tegmark (Updated 1999) [MIT]

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BBN Websites

Hannu Kurki-Suonio [Helsinki]

Big Bang Nucleosynthesis - QuarkNet [Fermilab]

Big Bang Nucleosynthesis - Subir Sarkar [Oxford]

Big Bang Nucleosynthesis Review - David Tytler et al. [UCSD]

Primordial Nucleosynthesis - Richard Cyburt [TRIUMF]

Big Bang Nucleosynthesis - Martin White [Berkeley]

Big Bang Nucleosynthesis - Ned Wright [UCLA]

Big Bang Nucleosynthesis - WMAP [Goddard]

Big Bang Nucleosynthesis Primer - Paul Shestople [Berkeley]

Big Bang Nucleosynthesis - Scott Burles et al. [NRL]

Big Bang Nucleosynthesis - Iskander & Scott [UBC]

Big Bang Nucleosynthesis - John Phillips [Ohio State]

Big Bang Nucleosynthesis [AbsoluteAstronomy]

Gary Steigman [Ohio State]

Brian Fields [Illinois]

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Cosmology Websites

CBI [Caltech]

Planck Satellite Pipeline Simulator [GAVO]

High-Z Supernova Team [Harvard]

Astrophysics and Cosmology - Smoot Goup [LBL]

Cosmology for Beginners - J. Gribbin [Sussex]

Big Bang Cosmology - Richard Cyburt [TRIUMF]

Big Bang Cosmology - WMAP [Goddard]

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Big Bang Software

Big Bang Online

Public Algorithm Evaluating the Nucleosynthesis of Primordial Elements (PArthENoPE) [INFN]

Big Bang Nucleosynthesis - F.X. Timmes [Cococubed]

NUC123 - Big Bang Nucleosynthesis - L.H. Kawano code updated by Scott Dodelson [Cococubed]

CMBFAST - Seljak and Zaldarriaga [Goddard]

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Your Suggestions

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