Daniel M. Scolnic
Assistant Professor of Physics
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.
Big Data and the Biggest Tension in Cosmology awarded by (Principal Investigator). 2019 to 2024
Research in High Energy Physics at Duke University awarded by Department of Energy (Co Investigator). 2013 to 2020
Yuan, W., et al. “Consistent calibration of the tip of the red giant branch in the large magellanic cloud on the hubble space telescope photometric system and a redetermination of the hubble constant.” Astrophysical Journal, vol. 886, no. 1, Nov. 2019. Scopus, doi:10.3847/1538-4357/ab4bc9. Full Text
Villar, V. A., et al. “Supernova Photometric Classification Pipelines Trained on Spectroscopically Classified Supernovae from the Pan-STARRS1 Medium-deep Survey.” Astrophysical Journal, vol. 884, no. 1, Oct. 2019. Scopus, doi:10.3847/1538-4357/ab418c. Full Text
Morgan, R., et al. “A DECam Search for Explosive Optical Transients Associated with IceCube Neutrino Alerts.” Astrophysical Journal, vol. 883, no. 2, Oct. 2019. Scopus, doi:10.3847/1538-4357/ab3a45. Full Text
Feinstein, A. D., et al. “Eleanor: An open-source tool for extracting light curves from the TESS full-frame images.” Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, vol. 131, no. 1003, Sept. 2019. Scopus, doi:10.1088/1538-3873/ab291c. Full Text
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
Dore, Olivier, et al. “WFIRST: The Essential Cosmology Space Observatory for the Coming Decade.” \Baas, vol. 51, May 2019, pp. 341–341.
Riess, A. G., et al. “Large Magellanic Cloud Cepheid Standards Provide a 1% Foundation for the Determination of the Hubble Constant and Stronger Evidence for Physics beyond ΛcDM.” Astrophysical Journal, vol. 876, no. 1, May 2019. Scopus, doi:10.3847/1538-4357/ab1422. 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
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