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
2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004


Latest Journal Publications
  1. "The Dark Energy Survey: more than dark energy - an overview", Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Volume 460, Issue 2, p.1270-1299 (Aug 2016)
  2. "A Dark Energy Camera Search for Missing Supergiants in the LMC after the Advanced LIGO Gravitational-wave Event GW150914", The Astrophysical Journal Letters, Volume 823, Issue 2, article id. L34, pp. (2016) (Jun 2016)
  3. "A Dark Energy Camera Search for an Optical Counterpart to the First Advanced LIGO Gravitational Wave Event GW150914", The Astrophysical Journal Letters, Volume 823, Issue 2, article id. L33, pp. (2016) (Jun 2016)
  4. "Assessment of Systematic Chromatic Errors that Impact Sub-1% Photometric Precision in Large-area Sky Surveys", The Astronomical Journal, Volume 151, Issue 6, article id. 157, 16 pp. (2016) (Jun 2016)
  5. "A DECam Search for an Optical Counterpart to the LIGO Gravitational Wave Event GW151226", arXiv:1606.04538 (Jun 2016)
  6. "Measuring Type Ia Supernova Populations of Stretch and Color and Predicting Distance Biases", The Astrophysical Journal Letters, Volume 822, Issue 2, article id. L35, pp. (2016) (May 2016)
  7. "Host Galaxy Identification for Supernova Surveys", arXiv:1604.06138 (Apr 2016)
  8. "Classification of 20 DES supernovae by Magellan", The Astronomer's Telegram, No. 8954 (Apr 2016)
  9. "Classification of 5 DES supernovae by MMT", The Astronomer's Telegram, No. 8952 (Apr 2016)
  10. "Supplement: Localization and broadband follow-up of the gravitational-wave transient GW150914", arXiv:1604.07864 (Apr 2016)
  11. "The Dark Energy Survey: more than dark energy - an overview", Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Advance Access. 31 pp (Mar 2016)
  12. "Measuring Type Ia Supernova Populations of Stretch and Color and Predicting Distance Biases", arXiv:1603.01559 (Mar 2016)
  13. "Classification of 5 DES supernovae by Magellan", The Astronomer's Telegram, No. 8797 (Mar 2016)
  14. "The Dark Energy Survey: more than dark energy - an overview", Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Advance Access. 31 pp (Mar 2016)
  15. "Observation of Two New L4 Neptune Trojans in the Dark Energy Survey Supernova Fields", The Astronomical Journal, Volume 151, Issue 2, article id. 39, 6 pp. (2016) (Feb 2016)
  16. "DES14X3taz: A Type I Superluminous Supernova Showing a Luminous, Rapidly Cooling Initial Pre-peak Bump", The Astrophysical Journal Letters, Volume 818, Issue 1, article id. L8, 7 pp. (2016) (Feb 2016)
  17. "Observation of Two New L4 Neptune Trojans in the Dark Energy Survey Supernova Fields", The Astronomical Journal, Volume 151, Issue 2, article id. 39, 6 pp. (2016) (Feb 2016)
  18. "Spectroscopic classification of DES15X1noe as a SLSN-I by GTC", The Astronomer's Telegram, No. 8627 (Feb 2016)
  19. "DES14X3taz: A Type I Superluminous Supernova Showing a Luminous, Rapidly Cooling Initial Pre-peak Bump", The Astrophysical Journal Letters, Volume 818, Issue 1, article id. L8, 7 pp. (2016) (Feb 2016)
  20. "Classification of 3 DES Supernovae with OzDES", The Astronomer's Telegram, No. 8673 (Feb 2016)

Latest Conference Proceedings
  1. "aTmcam: A Simple Atmospheric Transmission Monitoring Camera For Sub 1 Percent Photometric Precision", The Science of Calibration. Conference Series Volume 503. Proceedings of a Conference held at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, Illinois, USA 16-19 April 2012. Edited by Deustua, S.; Allam, S.; Tucker, D.; Smith, J. A.. ASP Conference Series
  2. "Supernova Host Galaxy Identification: Applications for the Dark Energy Survey and Future Surveys", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #227, id.103.06 (Jan 2016)
  3. "The Dark Energy Survey and operations: Year 1", Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 9149, id. 91490V 15 pp. (2014) (Aug 2014)
  4. "Impact of LSST filter properties on simulated supernovae samples", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #223, id.254.39 (Jan 2014)
  5. "Improved cosmological constraints from a joint analysis of the SNLS and SDSS surveys", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #223, id.427.04 (Jan 2014)
  6. "Light Curve Model Uncertainties from SDSS and SNLS Data", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #221, id.#253.02 (Jan 2013)
  7. "Correlations Between Type Ia Supernovae and Their Host Galaxies Using the SDSS and Multi-wavelength Photometry", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #221, id.#106.06 (Jan 2013)
  8. "Type II-P Supernovae from SDSS II Supernova Survey", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #213, #425.14; Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 41, p.254; Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 41, p.254 (Jan 2009)
  9. "Eighty-Four New Low Redshift SN Ia Lightcurves From the SDSS-II SN Survey", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #213, #425.12; Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 41, p.254; Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 41, p.254 (Jan 2009)
  10. "SDSS-II Supernova Survey - Fall 2005 Spectroscopy Results", American Astronomical Society Meeting 208, #2.02; Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 38, p.78 (Jun 2006)

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