Richard Kessler

KICP Senior researcher
 
Contact Information
Phone: (773) 834-7941
Location: ERC 449
Email: kesslerkicp.uchicago.edu
WWW: Web Site
 
Students
Past Students

GRADUATE: Benjamin E. Dilday (2008)
 
KICP Publications
2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004


Latest Journal Publications
  1. "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, Volume 485, Issue 4, p.5329-5344 (Jun 2019)
  2. "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, Volume 485, Issue 1, p.1171-1187 (May 2019)
  3. "First Cosmology Results Using SNe Ia from the Dark Energy Survey: Analysis, Systematic Uncertainties, and Validation", The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 874, Issue 2, article id. 150, 29 pp. (2019) (Apr 2019)
  4. "First Cosmological Results using Type Ia Supernovae from the Dark Energy Survey: Measurement of the Hubble constant", Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Advance Access (Apr 2019)
  5. "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, Advance Access (Mar 2019)
  6. "A Search for Optical Emission from Binary Black Hole Merger GW170814 with the Dark Energy Camera", The Astrophysical Journal Letters, Volume 873, Issue 2, article id. L24, 9 pp. (2019) (Mar 2019)
  7. "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, Advance Access (Mar 2019)
  8. "The Next Generation of Cosmological Measurements with Type Ia Supernovae", arXiv:1903.05128 (Mar 2019)
  9. "LSST: From Science Drivers to Reference Design and Anticipated Data Products", The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 873, Issue 2, article id. 111, 44 pp. (2019) (Mar 2019)
  10. "Models and Simulations for the Photometric LSST Astronomical Time Series Classification Challenge (PLAsTiCC)", arXiv:1903.11756 (Mar 2019)
  11. "First Cosmology Results Using Type Ia Supernovae from the Dark Energy Survey: Photometric Pipeline and Light-curve Data Release", The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 874, Issue 1, article id. 106, 12 pp. (2019) (Mar 2019)
  12. "First Cosmology Results using Type Ia Supernovae from the Dark Energy Survey: Constraints on Cosmological Parameters", The Astrophysical Journal Letters, Volume 872, Issue 2, article id. L30, 9 pp. (2019) (Feb 2019)
  13. "VizieR Online Data Catalog: Measuring dark energy properties with PS1 SNe. II. (Jones+, 2018)", VizieR On-line Data Catalog: J/ApJ/857/51. Originally published in: 2018ApJ...857...51J (Feb 2019)
  14. "First measurement of the Hubble constant from a dark standard siren using the Dark Energy Survey galaxies and the LIGO/Virgo binary-black-hole merger GW170814", arXiv:1901.01540 (Jan 2019)
  15. "Simulations of the WFIRST Supernova Survey and Forecasts of Cosmological Constraints", The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 867, Issue 1, article id. 23, 34 pp. (2018) (Nov 2018)
  16. "First Cosmology Results Using Type Ia Supernovae From the Dark Energy Survey: Survey Overview and Supernova Spectroscopy", arXiv:1811.09565 (Nov 2018)
  17. "Rapidly evolving transients in the Dark Energy Survey", Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Volume 481, Issue 1, p.894-917 (Nov 2018)
  18. "Cosmological Constraints from Multiple Probes in the Dark Energy Survey", arXiv:1811.02375 (Nov 2018)
  19. "Steve: A hierarchical Bayesian model for Supernova Cosmology", arXiv:1811.02381 (Nov 2018)
  20. "First Cosmology Results Using Type Ia Supernovae From the Dark Energy Survey: Photometric Pipeline and Light Curve Data Release", arXiv:1811.02378 (Nov 2018)

Latest Conference Proceedings
  1. "Supernova Cosmology with Luminous Red Galaxies", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #233, id.#349.01 (Jan 2019)
  2. "The Photometric LSST Astronomical Time Series Classification Challenge (PLAsTiCC)", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #233, id.#212.01 (Jan 2019)
  3. "Supernova Cosmology with Luminous Red Galaxies", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #233, id.349.01 (Jan 2019)
  4. "The Photometric LSST Astronomical Time Series Classification Challenge (PLAsTiCC)", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #233, id.212.01 (Jan 2019)
  5. "Dark energy survey operations: years 4 and 5", Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 10704, id. 107040D 18 pp. (2018) (Jul 2018)
  6. "Supernova Cosmology Without Spectroscopy", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #231, id. 258.12 (Jan 2018)
  7. "Measuring Cosmological Parameters with Photometrically Classified Pan-STARRS Supernovae", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #231, id. 308.06 (Jan 2018)
  8. "Creation of a Unified Set of Core-Collapse Supernovae for Training of Photometric Classifiers", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #229, id.434.05 (Jan 2017)
  9. "Decontaminating Cosmology: Towards Measuring Dark Energy with Photometrically Classified Pan-STARRS Supernovae", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #229, id.115.03 (Jan 2017)
  10. "The dark energy survey and operations: years 1 to 3", Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 9910, id. 99101D 19 pp. (2016) (Jul 2016)

 
Visitors
Past Visitors:
  1. Dillon Brout, University of Pennsylvania (2018)
  2. Dillon Brout, UPenn (2017)
  3. Rebekah Hounsell, University of California Santa Cruz (2017)
  4. Michelle Lochner, University College London (2016)
  5. Rachel Wolf, University of Pennsylvania (2016)
  6. Dillon Brout, University of Pennsylvania (2015)
  7. Pagnotta Ashley, American Museum of Natural History (2014)
  8. Mattia Bulla, Queen's University Belfast (2014)
  9. Ricardo Covarrubias, NCSA - University of Illinois (2014)
  10. Chris D'Andrea, Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation, University of Portsmouth (2014)
  11. John Fischer, University of Pennsylvania (2014)
  12. Daniel Goldstein, UC Berkeley (2014)
  13. Cole Holcomb, Princeton University (2014)
  14. Natallia Karpenka, Stockholm University (2014)
  15. Chiaki Kobayashi, University of Hertfordshire (2014)
  16. Marisa March, University of Pennsylvania (2014)
  17. Graur Or, New York University (NYU) (2014)
  18. Michele Sasdelli, Max Planck Institut for Astrophysics - Garching (2014)
  19. Daniel Scolnic, Johns Hopkins University (2014)
  20. William Wolf, University of California Santa Barbara (2014)
  21. Tyrone Woods, Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics (2014)
  22. Chenchong Zhu, University of Toronto (2014)
  23. Marc Betoule, LPNHE, CNRS-IN2P3 (2013)
  24. Rachel Cane, University of Pennsylvania (2013)
  25. Ricardo Covarrubias, University of Illinois (2013)
  26. Chris D'Andrea, Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation, University of Portsmouth (2013)
  27. Patrick El-Hage, LPNHE (2013)
  28. John Fischer, University of Pennsylvania (2013)
  29. Ravi Gupta, University of Pennsylvania (2013)
  30. Julien Guy, LPNHE Paris (2013)
  31. Marisa March, University of Sussex (2013)
  32. Jennifer Mosher, University of Pennsylvania (2013)
  33. Reynald Pain, IN2P3/LPNHE (2013)
  34. Nicolas Regnault, LPNHE - IN2P3 - CNRS (2013)
  35. Nicolas Regnault, LPNHE (2013)
  36. Daniel Scolnic, Johns Hopkins (2013)
  37. Marc Betoule, LPNHE (PARIS, FRANCE) (2012)
  38. Dillon Brout, Johns Hopkins University (2012)
  39. Chris D'Andrea, Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation, University of Portsmouth (2012)
  40. Patrick El-Hage, LPNHE (2012)
  41. Jesse Leaman, Space Science Institute (2012)
  42. Jennifer Mosher, University of Pennsylvania (2012)
  43. Daniel Scolnic, Johns Hopkins University (2012)
  44. Marc Betoule, Laboratoire de Physique Nucleaire et de Hautes Energies (2010)
  45. Julien Guy, Laboratoire de Physique Nucleaire et de Hautes Energies (2010)
  46. Jennifer Mosher, University of Pennsylvania (2010)