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

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, p. 171301. Epmc, doi:10.1103/physrevlett.122.171301. Full Text

Dore, Olivier, et al. “WFIRST: The Essential Cosmology Space Observatory for the Coming Decade.” \Baas, vol. 51, May 2019, pp. 341–341.

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

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

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

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.

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

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