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

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, May 2019, pp. 1171–87. Scopus, 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, 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.

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

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

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