Daniel M. Scolnic

Daniel M. Scolnic

Assistant Professor of Physics

Overview

Lead Type Ia SN cosmology studies for Pan-STARRS, DES, LSST and WFIRST.  Work on new image analysis techniques and finding optical counterparts to gravitational waves.

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University 2013

  • B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2007

Abbott, T. M. C., et al. “Dark Energy Survey year 1 results: Constraints on extended cosmological models from galaxy clustering and weak lensing.” Physical Review D, vol. 99, no. 12, June 2019. Scopus, doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.99.123505. Full Text

MacAulay, E., et al. “First cosmological results using Type Ia supernovae from the Dark Energy Survey: Measurement of the Hubble constant.” Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol. 486, no. 2, June 2019, pp. 2184–96. Scopus, doi:10.1093/mnras/stz978. Full Text

Hemmati, S., et al. “Photometric Redshift Calibration Requirements for WFIRST Weak-lensing Cosmology: Predictions from CANDELS.” Astrophysical Journal, vol. 877, no. 2, June 2019. Scopus, doi:10.3847/1538-4357/ab1be5. Full Text

Hinton, S. R., et al. “Steve: A Hierarchical Bayesian Model for Supernova Cosmology.” Astrophysical Journal, vol. 876, no. 1, May 2019. Scopus, doi:10.3847/1538-4357/ab13a3. Full Text

Kessler, R., et al. “First cosmology results using Type Ia supernova from the Dark Energy Survey: simulations to correct supernova distance biases.” Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol. 485, no. 1, Oxford University Press (OUP), May 2019, pp. 1171–87. Crossref, doi:10.1093/mnras/stz463. Full Text

Abbott, T. M. C., et al. “Cosmological Constraints from Multiple Probes in the Dark Energy Survey..” Physical Review Letters, vol. 122, no. 17, May 2019. Epmc, doi:10.1103/physrevlett.122.171301. Full Text

Brownsberger, S. R., et al. “Constraining Temporal Oscillations of Cosmological Parameters Using SNe Ia.” Astrophysical Journal, vol. 875, no. 1, Apr. 2019. Scopus, doi:10.3847/1538-4357/ab0c09. Full Text

Brout, D., et al. “First Cosmology Results Using SNe Ia from the Dark Energy Survey: Analysis, Systematic Uncertainties, and Validation.” Astrophysical Journal, vol. 874, no. 2, Apr. 2019. Scopus, doi:10.3847/1538-4357/ab08a0. Full Text

Cowperthwaite, P. S., et al. “LSST Target-of-opportunity Observations of Gravitational-wave Events: Essential and Efficient.” Astrophysical Journal, vol. 874, no. 1, Mar. 2019. Scopus, doi:10.3847/1538-4357/ab07b6. Full Text

Brout, D., et al. “First Cosmology Results Using Type Ia Supernovae from the Dark Energy Survey: Photometric Pipeline and Light-curve Data Release.” Astrophysical Journal, vol. 874, no. 1, Mar. 2019. Scopus, doi:10.3847/1538-4357/ab06c1. Full Text

Pages

Diehl, H. T., et al. “The Dark Energy Survey and operations: Years 4 and 5.” Proceedings of Spie  the International Society for Optical Engineering, vol. 10704, 2018. Scopus, doi:10.1117/12.2312113. Full Text