Wendy L. Freedman

John & Marion Sullivan University Professor of Astronomy & Astrophysics, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics

Ph.D. in Astronomy, University of Toronto, 1984

 
KICP Publications
2017 | 2016

2017 
  1. "The Carnegie Supernova Project. I. Third Photometry Data Release of Low-redshift Type Ia Supernovae and Other White Dwarf Explosions", The Astronomical Journal, Volume 154, Issue 5, article id. 211, 34 pp. (2017) (Nov 2017)
    Kevin Krisciunas, Carlos Contreras, Christopher R. Burns, M. M. Phillips, Maximilian D. Stritzinger, Nidia Morrell, Mario Hamuy, Jorge Anais, Luis Boldt, Luis Busta, Abdo Campillay, Sergio Castellón, Gastón Folatelli, Wendy L. Freedman, Consuelo González, Eric Y. Hsiao, Wojtek Krzeminski, Sven Eric Persson, Miguel Roth, Francisco Salgado, Jacqueline Serón, Nicholas B. Suntzeff, Simón Torres, Alexei V. Filippenko, Weidong Li, Barry F. Madore, D. L. DePoy, Jennifer L. Marshall, Jean-Philippe Rheault, Steven Villanueva
  2. "SMHASH: Anatomy of the Orphan Stream using RR Lyrae stars", arXiv:1711.04663 (Nov 2017)
    David Hendel, Victoria Scowcroft, Kathryn V. Johnston, Mark A. Fardal, Roeland P. van der Marel, Sangmo Tony Sohn, Adrian M. Price-Whelan, Rachael L. Beaton, Gurtina Besla, Giuseppe Bono, Maria-Rosa L. Cioni, Gisella Clementini, Judith G. Cohen, Michele Fabrizio, Wendy L. Freedman, Alessia Garofalo, Carl J. Grillmair, Nitya Kallivayalil, Juna A. Kollmeier, David R. Law, Barry F. Madore, Steven R. Majewski, Massimo Marengo, Andrew J. Monson, Jillian R. Neeley, David L. Nidever, Grzegorz Pietrzyński, Mark Seibert, Branimir Sesar, Horace A. Smith, Igor Soszyński, Ian B. Thompson, Andrezej Udalski
  3. "Type II supernova spectral diversity I: Observations, sample characterization and spectral line evolution", arXiv:1709.02487 (Sep 2017)
    Claudia P. Gutiérrez, Joseph P. Anderson, Mario Hamuy, Nidia Morrell, Santiago González-Gaitan, Maximilian D. Stritzinger, Mark M. Phillips, Lluis Galbany, Gastón Folatelli, Luc Dessart, Carlos Contreras, Massimo Della Valle, Wendy L. Freedman, Eric Y. Hsiao, Kevin Krisciunas, Barry F. Madore, José Maza, Nicholas B. Suntzeff, Jose Luis Prieto, Luis González, Enrico Cappellaro, Mauricio Navarrete, Alessandro Pizzella, Maria T. Ruiz, R. Chris Smith, Massimo Turatto
  4. "The Carnegie-Chicago Hubble Program. II. The Distance to IC 1613: The Tip of the Red Giant Branch and RR Lyrae Period-luminosity Relations", The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 845, Issue 2, article id. 146, 24 pp. (2017) (Aug 2017)
    Dylan Hatt, Rachael L. Beaton, Wendy L. Freedman, Barry F. Madore, In-Sung Jang, Taylor J. Hoyt, Myung Gyoon Lee, Andrew J. Monson, Jeffrey A. Rich, Victoria Scowcroft, Mark Seibert
  5. "VizieR Online Data Catalog: Coulour-Period relation for Cepheids (Scowcroft+, 2016)", VizieR On-line Data Catalog: J/MNRAS/459/1170. Originally published in: 2016MNRAS.459.1170S (Jul 2017)
    V. Scowcroft, M. Seibert, W. L. Freedman, R. L. Beaton, B. F. Madore, A. J. Monson, J. A. Rich, J. R. Rigby
  6. "The Carnegie Supernova Project I: photometry data release of low-redshift stripped-envelope supernovae", arXiv:1707.07616 (Jul 2017)
    M. D. Stritzinger, J. P. Anderson, C. Contreras, E. Heinrich-Josties, N. Morrell, M. M. Phillips, J. Anais, L. Boldt, L. Busta, C. R. Burns, A. Campillay, C. Corco, S. Castellon, G. Folatelli, C. González, S. Holmbo, E. Y. Hsiao, W. Krzeminski, F. Salgado, J. Serón, S. Torres-Robledo, W. L. Freedman, M. Hamuy, K. Krisciunas, B. F. Madore, S. E. Persson, M. Roth, N. B. Suntzeff, F. Taddia, W. Li, A. V. Filippenko
  7. "A Method for Improving Galactic Cepheid Reddenings and Distances", The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 842, Issue 1, article id. 42, 17 pp. (2017) (Jun 2017)
    Barry F. Madore, Wendy L. Freedman, Sandy Moak
  8. "On a New Theoretical Framework for RR Lyrae Stars. II. Mid-infrared Period-Luminosity-Metallicity Relations", The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 841, Issue 2, article id. 84, 19 pp. (2017) (Jun 2017)
    Jillian R. Neeley, Massimo Marengo, Giuseppe Bono, Vittorio F. Braga, Massimo Dall'Ora, Davide Magurno, Marcella Marconi, Nicolas Trueba, Emanuele Tognelli, Pier G. Prada Moroni, Rachael L. Beaton, Wendy L. Freedman, Barry F. Madore, Andrew J. Monson, Victoria Scowcroft, Mark Seibert, Peter B. Stetson
  9. "Correction: Cosmology at a crossroads", Nature Astronomy, Volume 1, id. 0169 (2017) (Jun 2017)
    Wendy L. Freedman
  10. "VizieR Online Data Catalog: Standard Galactic field RR Lyrae. I. Photometry (Monson+, 2017)", VizieR On-line Data Catalog: J/AJ/153/96. Originally published in: 2017AJ....153...96M (Jun 2017)
    A. J. Monson, R. L. Beaton, V. Scowcroft, W. L. Freedman, B. F. Madore, J. A. Rich, M. Seibert, J. A. Kollmeier, G. Clementini
  11. "Cosmology at a crossroads", Nature Astronomy, Volume 1, id. 0121 (2017) (May 2017)
    Wendy L. Freedman
  12. "VizieR Online Data Catalog: RRLs in globulars. IV. UBVRI photometry in Omega Cen (Braga+, 2016)", VizieR On-line Data Catalog: J/AJ/152/170. Originally published in: 2016AJ....152..170B (May 2017)
    V. F. Braga, P. B. Stetson, G. Bono, M. Dall'Ora, I. Ferraro, G. Fiorentino, L. M. Freyhammer, G. Iannicola, M. Marengo, J. Neeley, E. Valenti, R. Buonanno, A. Calamida, M. Castellani, R. da Silva, S. Degl'Innocenti, A. di Cecco, M. Fabrizio, W. L. Freedman, G. Giuffrida, J. Lub, B. F. Madore, M. Marconi, S. Marinoni, N. Matsunaga, M. Monelli, S. E. Persson, A. M. Piersimoni, A. Pietrinferni, P. Prada-Moroni, L. Pulone, R. Stellingwerf, E. Tognelli, A. R. Walker
  13. "VizieR Online Data Catalog: Distance to NGC6822 with Spitzer/FourStar Photometry (Rich+, 2014)", VizieR On-line Data Catalog: J/ApJ/794/107. Originally published in: 2014ApJ...794..107R (May 2017)
    J. A. Rich, S. E. Persson, W. L. Freedman, B. F. Madore, A. J. Monson, V. Scowcroft, M. Seibert
  14. "Standard Galactic Field RR Lyrae. I. Optical to Mid-infrared Phased Photometry", The Astronomical Journal, Volume 153, Issue 3, article id. 96, 23 pp. (2017) (Mar 2017)
    Andrew J. Monson, Rachael L. Beaton, Victoria Scowcroft, Wendy L. Freedman, Barry F. Madore, Jeffrey A. Rich, Mark Seibert, Juna A. Kollmeier, Gisella Clementini
  15. "The Carnegie-Chicago Hubble Program. III. The Distance to NGC 1365 via the Tip of the Red Giant Branch", arXiv:1703.10616 (Mar 2017)
    In Sung Jang, Dylan Hatt, Rachael L. Beaton, Myung Gyoon Lee, Wendy L. Freedman, Barry F. Madore, Taylor J. Hoyt, Andrew J. Monson, Jeffrey A. Rich, Victoria Scowcroft, Mark Seibert
  16. "Increasing Accuracy and Increasing Tension in Ho", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #229, id.234.01 (Jan 2017)
    Wendy L. Freedman
2016 
  1. "On the RR Lyrae Stars in Globulars. IV. ω Centauri Optical UBVRI Photometry", The Astronomical Journal, Volume 152, Issue 6, article id. 170, 34 pp. (2016) (Dec 2016)
    V. F. Braga, P. B. Stetson, G. Bono, M. Dall'Ora, I. Ferraro, G. Fiorentino, L. M. Freyhammer, G. Iannicola, M. Marengo, J. Neeley, E. Valenti, R. Buonanno, A. Calamida, M. Castellani, R. da Silva, S. Degl'Innocenti, A. Di Cecco, M. Fabrizio, W. L. Freedman, G. Giuffrida, J. Lub, B. F. Madore, M. Marconi, S. Marinoni, N. Matsunaga, M. Monelli, S. E. Persson, A. M. Piersimoni, A. Pietrinferni, P. Prada-Moroni, L. Pulone, R. Stellingwerf, E. Tognelli, A. R. Walker
  2. "The Carnegie-Chicago Hubble Program. I. An Independent Approach to the Extragalactic Distance Scale Using Only Population II Distance Indicators", The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 832, Issue 2, article id. 210, 21 pp. (2016) (Dec 2016)
    Rachael L. Beaton, Wendy L. Freedman, Barry F. Madore, Giuseppe Bono, Erika K. Carlson, Gisella Clementini, Meredith J. Durbin, Alessia Garofalo, Dylan Hatt, In Sung Jang, Juna A. Kollmeier, Myung Gyoon Lee, Andrew J. Monson, Jeffrey A. Rich, Victoria Scowcroft, Mark Seibert, Laura Sturch, Soung-Chul Yang
  3. "Star Formation as a Function of Neutral Hydrogen Gas Density in Local Group Galaxies", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #228, id.319.04 (Jun 2016)
    Erika K. Carlson, Barry F. Madore, Wendy L. Freedman
  4. "Accepted Facts in Observational Cosmology", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #228, id.204.01 (Jun 2016)
    Wendy L. Freedman
  5. "VizieR Online Data Catalog: Spitzer/IRAC observations of SMC Cepheids (Scowcroft+, 2016)", VizieR On-line Data Catalog: J/ApJ/816/49. Originally published in: 2016ApJ...816...49S (Mar 2016)
    V. Scowcroft, W. L. Freedman, B. F. Madore, A. Monson, S. E. Persson, J. Rich, M. Seibert, J. R. Rigby
  6. "The Next Generation of Optical Telescopes", APS April Meeting 2016, abstract #Y7.001 (Mar 2016)
    Wendy L. Freedman