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
2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004


Latest Journal Publications
  1. "Rapidly evolving transients in the Dark Energy Survey", Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Volume 481, Issue 1, p.894-917 (Nov 2018)
  2. "The Photometric LSST Astronomical Time-series Classification Challenge (PLAsTiCC): Data set", arXiv:1810.00001 (Sep 2018)
  3. "The Photometric LSST Astronomical Time-series Classification Challenge (PLAsTiCC): Selection of a performance metric for classification probabilities balancing diverse science goals", arXiv:1809.11145 (Sep 2018)
  4. "Quasar Accretion Disk Sizes from Continuum Reverberation Mapping from the Dark Energy Survey", The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 862, Issue 2, article id. 123, 13 pp. (2018) (Aug 2018)
  5. "Extending Supernova Spectral Templates for Next-Generation Space Telescope Observations", arXiv:1808.02534 (Aug 2018)
  6. "Rapidly evolving transients in the Dark Energy Survey", Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Advance Access (Aug 2018)
  7. "The Dark Energy Survey Image Processing Pipeline", Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, Volume 130, Issue 989, pp. 074501 (2018) (Jul 2018)
  8. "The Complete Light-curve Sample of Spectroscopically Confirmed SNe Ia from Pan-STARRS1 and Cosmological Constraints from the Combined Pantheon Sample", The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 859, Issue 2, article id. 101, 28 pp. (2018) (Jun 2018)
  9. "The Data Release of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey-II Supernova Survey", Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, Volume 130, Issue 988, pp. 064002 (2018) (Jun 2018)
  10. "Classification of 18 DES supernova with OzDES", The Astronomer's Telegram, No. 11679 (Jun 2018)
  11. "Classification of 3 DES supernova with OzDES and DEVILS", The Astronomer's Telegram, No. 11717 (Jun 2018)
  12. "VizieR Online Data Catalog: Counterpart of GW170817. I. DECam obs. (Soares-Santos+, 2017)", VizieR On-line Data Catalog: J/ApJ/848/L16. Originally published in: 2017ApJ...848L..16S (Jun 2018)
  13. "SNSEDextend: SuperNova Spectral Energy Distributions extrapolation toolkit", Astrophysics Source Code Library, record ascl:1805.017 (May 2018)
  14. "Measuring Dark Energy Properties with Photometrically Classified Pan-STARRS Supernovae. II. Cosmological Parameters", The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 857, Issue 1, article id. 51, 27 pp. (2018) (Apr 2018)
  15. "Rapidly evolving transients in the Dark Energy Survey", arXiv:1803.04869 (Mar 2018)
  16. "Studying the Ultraviolet Spectrum of the First Spectroscopically Confirmed Supernova at Redshift Two", The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 854, Issue 1, article id. 37, 14 pp. (2018) (Feb 2018)
  17. "Forward Global Photometric Calibration of the Dark Energy Survey", The Astronomical Journal, Volume 155, Issue 1, article id. 41, 24 pp. (2018) (Jan 2018)
  18. "How Many Kilonovae Can Be Found in Past, Present, and Future Survey Data Sets?", The Astrophysical Journal Letters, Volume 852, Issue 1, article id. L3, 7 pp. (2018) (Jan 2018)
  19. "Classification of 2 DES supernova by NTT", The Astronomer's Telegram, No. 11151 (Jan 2018)
  20. "Classification of 5 DES supernova by Magellan", The Astronomer's Telegram, No. 11150 (Jan 2018)

Latest Conference Proceedings
  1. "Dark energy survey operations: years 4 and 5", Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 10704, id. 107040D 18 pp. (2018) (Jul 2018)
  2. "Supernova Cosmology Without Spectroscopy", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #231, id. 258.12 (Jan 2018)
  3. "Measuring Cosmological Parameters with Photometrically Classified Pan-STARRS Supernovae", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #231, id. 308.06 (Jan 2018)
  4. "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)
  5. "Decontaminating Cosmology: Towards Measuring Dark Energy with Photometrically Classified Pan-STARRS Supernovae", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #229, id.115.03 (Jan 2017)
  6. "The dark energy survey and operations: years 1 to 3", Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 9910, id. 99101D 19 pp. (2016) (Jul 2016)
  7. "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
  8. "Supernova Host Galaxy Identification: Applications for the Dark Energy Survey and Future Surveys", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #227, id.103.06 (Jan 2016)
  9. "The Dark Energy Survey and operations: Year 1", Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 9149, id. 91490V 15 pp. (2014) (Aug 2014)
  10. "Impact of LSST filter properties on simulated supernovae samples", American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #223, id.254.39 (Jan 2014)

 
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)