Richard Kessler

KICP Senior researcher
 
Contact Information
Phone: (773) 834-7941
Location: LASR 202
Email: kesslerkicp.uchicago.edu
WWW: Web Site
 
Students
Past Students

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


Latest Journal Publications
  1. "DES13S2cmm: the first superluminous supernova from the Dark Energy Survey", Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Volume 449, Issue 2, p.1215-1227 (May 2015)
  2. "OzDES multi-fibre spectroscopy for the Dark Energy Survey: first-year operation and results", arXiv:1504.03039 (Apr 2015)
  3. "Automated Transient Identification in the Dark Energy Survey", arXiv:1504.02936 (Apr 2015)
  4. "The Dark Energy Camera", arXiv:1504.02900 (Apr 2015)
  5. "Distance probes of dark energy", Astroparticle Physics, Volume 63, p. 2-22 (Mar 2015)
  6. "GTC Classification of DES Supernova Candidates", The Astronomer's Telegram, #7199 (Mar 2015)
  7. "Spectroscopic Classification of DES14X3taz as a SLSN-I", The Astronomer's Telegram, #7190 (Mar 2015)
  8. "Early-time light curves of Type Ib/c supernovae from the SDSS-II Supernova Survey", Astronomy & Astrophysics, Volume 574, id.A60, 31 pp (Feb 2015)
  9. "SALT Classification of DES Supernova Candidates", The Astronomer's Telegram, #7031 (Feb 2015)
  10. "Discovery and Classification of 5 SN from the Dark Energy Survey with VLT", The Astronomer's Telegram, #7022 (Feb 2015)
  11. "Dark Energy Survey Discovery of a Likely Tidal Disruption Event", The Astronomer's Telegram, #6877 (Jan 2015)
  12. "Spectroscopic Classifications with Magellan of 7 Supernovae Discovered by DES", The Astronomer's Telegram, #6891 (Jan 2015)
  13. "SOAR Classification of DES14C3rap as a Type Ia Supernova", The Astronomer's Telegram, #6938 (Jan 2015)
  14. "Spectroscopic Classifications of DES transients by OzDES", The Astronomer's Telegram, #6932 (Jan 2015)
  15. "Spectroscopic Classification of DES Supernovae Candidates with Magellan", The Astronomer's Telegram, #6790 (Dec 2014)
  16. "OzDES Spectroscopic Classification of Supernovae From DES", The Astronomer's Telegram, #6789 (Dec 2014)
  17. "Extending the supernova Hubble diagram to z ~ 1.5 with the Euclid space mission", Astronomy & Astrophysics, Volume 572, id.A80, 20 pp (Dec 2014)
  18. "Spectroscopic Classification with MMT of Eight Type Ia Supernovae discovered by DES", The Astronomer's Telegram, #6672 (Nov 2014)
  19. "OzDES Spectroscopic Classification of 6 Supernovae From DES", The Astronomer's Telegram, #6679 (Nov 2014)
  20. "VizieR Online Data Catalog: Light curve templates of SNe Ib/c from SDSS (Taddia+, 2015)", VizieR On-line Data Catalog: J/A+A/574/A60. Originally published in: 2015A&A...574A..60T (Nov 2014)

Latest Conference Proceedings
  1. "The Dark Energy Survey and operations: Year 1", Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 9149, id. 91490V 15 pp. (2014) (Aug 2014)
  2. "Impact of LSST filter properties on simulated supernovae samples", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #223, #254.39 (Jan 2014)
  3. "Improved cosmological constraints from a joint analysis of the SNLS and SDSS surveys", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #223, #427.04 (Jan 2014)
  4. "Light Curve Model Uncertainties from SDSS and SNLS Data", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #221, #253.02 (Jan 2013)
  5. "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)
  6. "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)
  7. "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)
  8. "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)
  9. "SDSS II Supernova Survey", American Astronomical Society Meeting 207, #180.05; Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 37, p.1459 (Dec 2005)
  10. "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)

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