Daniel M. Scolnic

Daniel M. Scolnic

Assistant Professor of Physics

Front Office Address: 
Box 90305, Durham, NC 27708

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

Kenworthy, W. D. A., et al. “The Local Perspective on the Hubble Tension: Local Structure Does Not Impact Measurement of the Hubble Constant.” Astrophysical Journal, vol. 875, no. 2, Apr. 2019. Scopus, doi:10.3847/1538-4357/ab0ebf. 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

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

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

Lasker, J., et al. “First cosmology results using Type IA supernovae from the dark energy survey: Effects of chromatic corrections to supernova photometry on measurements of cosmological parameters.” Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol. 485, no. 4, Mar. 2019, pp. 5329–44. Scopus, doi:10.1093/mnras/stz619. Full Text

Feeney, Stephen M., et al. “Prospects for Resolving the Hubble Constant Tension with Standard Sirens.Physical Review Letters, vol. 122, no. 6, Feb. 2019, p. 061105. Epmc, doi:10.1103/physrevlett.122.061105. Full Text

Akeson, Rachel, et al. “The Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope: 100 Hubbles for the 2020s.” Arxiv E Prints, Feb. 2019, p. arXiv:1902.05569-arXiv:1902.05569.

Crocce, M., et al. “Dark Energy Survey year 1 results: Galaxy sample for BAO measurement.” Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol. 482, no. 2, Jan. 2019, pp. 2807–22. Scopus, doi:10.1093/mnras/sty2522. Full Text

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