Richard Kessler

KICP Senior researcher
 
Contact Information
Phone: (773) 834-7941
Location: TAAC 56
Email: kesslerkicp.uchicago.edu
WWW: Web Site
 
Students
Past Students

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


Latest Journal Publications
  1. "J-PAS: The Javalambre-Physics of the Accelerated Universe Astrophysical Survey", arXiv:1403.5237 (Mar 2014)
  2. "Discovery and Classification of Two z ~ 0.7 DES SNe with Gemini-South", The Astronomer's Telegram, #5985 (Mar 2014)
  3. "OzDES Spectroscopic Classification of DES13X3woy", The Astronomer's Telegram, #5757 (Jan 2014)
  4. "Cosmological Parameter Uncertainties from SALT-II Type Ia Supernova Light Curve Models", arXiv:1401.4065 (Jan 2014)
  5. "Improved cosmological constraints from a joint analysis of the SDSS-II and SNLS supernova samples", arXiv:1401.4064 (Jan 2014)
  6. "The Data Release of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey-II Supernova Survey", arXiv:1401.3317 (Jan 2014)
  7. "OzDES Spectroscopic Classification of DES Transients", The Astronomer's Telegram, #5642 (Dec 2013)
  8. "Spectroscopic Confirmation of DES13S2cmm: The first DES Superluminous Supernova", The Astronomer's Telegram, #5603 (Nov 2013)
  9. "OzDES Spectroscopic Classification of DES transients", The Astronomer's Telegram, #5568 (Nov 2013)
  10. "Spectroscopic Confirmation of DES13X1kae", The Astronomer's Telegram, #5548 (Nov 2013)
  11. "Spectroscopic Confirmation of DES13C1feu", The Astronomer's Telegram, #5463 (Oct 2013)
  12. "Distance Probes of Dark Energy", arXiv:1309.5382 (Sep 2013)
  13. "Comparing the Light Curves of Simulated Type Ia Supernovae with Observations Using Data-driven Models", The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 773, Issue 2, article id. 119, 23 pp. (2013) (Aug 2013)
  14. "Three-dimensional Simulations of Pure Deflagration Models for Thermonuclear Supernovae", arXiv:1307.8221 (Jul 2013)
  15. "PreCam: A Precursor Observational Campaign for Calibration of the Dark Energy Survey", Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, Volume 125, issue 926, pp.409-421 (Apr 2013)
  16. "Improved photometric calibration of the SNLS and the SDSS supernova surveys", Astronomy & Astrophysics, Volume 552, id.A124, 55 pp (Apr 2013)
  17. "Spectroscopic confirmation of DES12S2b", The Astronomer's Telegram, #4826 (Feb 2013)
  18. "Spectroscopic confirmation of DES12S2a", The Astronomer's Telegram, #4800 (Feb 2013)
  19. "Testing Models of Intrinsic Brightness Variations in Type Ia Supernovae and Their Impact on Measuring Cosmological Parameters", The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 764, Issue 1, article id. 48, 18 pp. (2013) (Feb 2013)
  20. "aTmcam: A Simple Atmospheric Transmission Monitoring Camera For Sub 1% Photometric Precision", arXiv:1302.5738 (Feb 2013)

Latest Conference Proceedings
  1. "Impact of LSST filter properties on simulated supernovae samples", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #223, #254.39 (Jan 2014)
  2. "Improved cosmological constraints from a joint analysis of the SNLS and SDSS surveys", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #223, #427.04 (Jan 2014)
  3. "Light Curve Model Uncertainties from SDSS and SNLS Data", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #221, #253.02 (Jan 2013)
  4. "Correlations Between Type Ia Supernovae and Their Host Galaxies Using the SDSS and Multi-wavelength Photometry", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #221, #106.06 (Jan 2013)
  5. "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)
  6. "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)
  7. "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)
  8. "SDSS II Supernova Survey", American Astronomical Society Meeting 207, #180.05; Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 37, p.1459 (Dec 2005)
  9. "Early Results from the SDSS-II Supernova Survey", American Astronomical Society Meeting 207, #150.02; Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 37, p.1408 (Dec 2005)
  10. "Status Report on the SDSS-II Supernova Survey", American Astronomical Society Meeting 206, #15.07 (May 2005)

 
Visitors
Current & Future Visitors:
  1. Ricardo Covarrubias, NCSA - University of Illinois
  2. Chris D'Andrea, Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation, University of Portsmouth
  3. John Fischer, University of Pennsylvania
  4. Marisa March, University of Pennsylvania
  5. Daniel Scolnic, Johns Hopkins University
Past Visitors:
  1. Marc Betoule, LPNHE, CNRS-IN2P3 (2013)
  2. Rachel Cane, University of Pennsylvania (2013)
  3. Ricardo Covarrubias, University of Illinois (2013)
  4. Chris D'Andrea, Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation, University of Portsmouth (2013)
  5. Patrick El-Hage, LPNHE (2013)
  6. John Fischer, University of Pennsylvania (2013)
  7. Ravi Gupta, University of Pennsylvania (2013)
  8. Julien Guy, LPNHE Paris (2013)
  9. Marisa March, University of Sussex (2013)
  10. Jennifer Mosher, University of Pennsylvania (2013)
  11. Reynald Pain, IN2P3/LPNHE (2013)
  12. Nicolas Regnault, LPNHE - IN2P3 - CNRS (2013)
  13. Nicolas Regnault, LPNHE (2013)
  14. Daniel Scolnic, Johns Hopkins (2013)
  15. Marc Betoule, LPNHE (PARIS, FRANCE) (2012)
  16. Dillon Brout, Johns Hopkins University (2012)
  17. Chris D'Andrea, Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation, University of Portsmouth (2012)
  18. Patrick El-Hage, LPNHE (2012)
  19. Jesse Leaman, Space Science Institute (2012)
  20. Jennifer Mosher, University of Pennsylvania (2012)
  21. Daniel Scolnic, Johns Hopkins University (2012)
  22. Marc Betoule, Laboratoire de Physique Nucleaire et de Hautes Energies (2010)
  23. Julien Guy, Laboratoire de Physique Nucleaire et de Hautes Energies (2010)
  24. Jennifer Mosher, University of Pennsylvania (2010)