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

Rodney, S. A., et al. “Erratum: Two SNe Ia at redshift ∼2: Improved classification and redshift determination with medium-band infrared imaging (Astronomical Journal (2015) 150 (156)).” Astronomical Journal, vol. 151, no. 2, Feb. 2016. Scopus, doi:10.3847/0004-6256/151/2/47. Full Text

Scolnic, D., et al. “SUPERCAL: CROSS-CALIBRATION of MULTIPLE PHOTOMETRIC SYSTEMS to IMPROVE COSMOLOGICAL MEASUREMENTS with TYPE Ia SUPERNOVAE.” Astrophysical Journal, vol. 815, no. 2, Dec. 2015. Scopus, doi:10.1088/0004-637X/815/2/117. Full Text

Kessler, R., et al. “THE DIFFERENCE IMAGING PIPELINE for the TRANSIENT SEARCH in the DARK ENERGY SURVEY.” Astronomical Journal, vol. 150, no. 6, Dec. 2015. Scopus, doi:10.1088/0004-6256/150/6/172. Full Text

Rodney, S. A., et al. “Two SNe Ia at redshift ∼2: Improved classification and redshift determination with medium-band infrared imaging.” Astronomical Journal, vol. 150, no. 5, Nov. 2015. Scopus, doi:10.1088/0004-6256/150/5/156. Full Text

Yuan, F., et al. “OzDES multifibre spectroscopy for the Dark Energy Survey: First-year operation and results.” Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol. 452, no. 3, Oct. 2015, pp. 3047–63. Scopus, doi:10.1093/mnras/stv1507. Full Text

Jones, D. O., et al. “Reconsidering the effects of local star formation on type Ia supernova cosmology.” Astrophysical Journal, vol. 812, no. 1, Oct. 2015. Scopus, doi:10.1088/0004-637X/812/1/31. Full Text

Rodney, S. A., et al. “Illuminating a dark lens: A type ia supernova magnified by the frontier fields galaxy cluster abell 2744.” Astrophysical Journal, vol. 811, no. 1, Sept. 2015. Scopus, doi:10.1088/0004-637X/811/1/70. Full Text

Lunnan, R., et al. “Zooming in on the progenitors of superluminous supernovae with the HST.” Astrophysical Journal, vol. 804, no. 2, May 2015. Scopus, doi:10.1088/0004-637X/804/2/90. Full Text

Gezari, S., et al. “Galex detection of shock breakout in type IIP supernova PS1-13arp: Implications for the progenitor star wind.” Astrophysical Journal, vol. 804, no. 1, May 2015. Scopus, doi:10.1088/0004-637X/804/1/28. Full Text

Kumar, S., et al. “Selection of burst-like transients and stochastic variables using multi-band image differencing in the pan-starrs1 medium-deep survey.” Astrophysical Journal, vol. 802, no. 1, Mar. 2015. Scopus, doi:10.1088/0004-637X/802/1/27. Full Text

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