I review the major concordances and controversies of the meeting concerning observations. Cosmologists are nearing agreement on the global cosmological parameters of the Universe. A few parameters still have large error bars, notably Ωm, but most of these windows will close soon with upcoming accurate observations of the cosmic microwave background. The major era of chasing the major cosmological parameters is now closing. Understanding galaxy formation in all its messy detail will continue to occupy cosmologists for some time to come. Development of highly accurate standard candles, such as inspiraling black holes, holds out hope for understanding Λ, whether it is truly constant or evolving. This is the major prospective contribution from cosmology to fundamental physics in the next generation. I close with a discussion of anthropic cosmology. Anthropic reasoning has been shown to be correct at least three times in the history of cosmology. Applying it now leads us to take seriously the prospect of other universes, a notion that should be pursued seriously by theoreticians.
Measuring and Modeling the Universe
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