Highlights
Workshop "Photometric Classification of SNIA", April 2016
posted April 28, 2016
Discussion at the Supernova Hub sponsored workshop: "Photometric Classification of SNIA", April 2016.

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Dark Energy Camera
posted January 14, 2016
The Dark Energy Camera (DECam) mounted on the Blanco Telescope at Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory is being used to the Dark Energy Survey (DES) Supernova Survey.

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DES images of a galaxy
posted December 2, 2015
DES images of a galaxy before (left) and during (right) a supernova explosion. The supernova is the object just to the upper right of the central galaxy in the right image.

Physics Today' cover page: The Dark Energy Survey
posted April 10, 2014
The Dark Energy Survey will conduct a five-year census of galaxies and stars over a full eighth of the night sky in an effort to understand what is driving the accelerating expansion of the cosmos. The survey will be carried out by the 570-megapixel Dark Energy Camera, photographed here in its black housing on the Victor M. Blanco Telescope in Chile. Josh Frieman's article on page 28 describes the science underlying the survey and some of the camera's advanced technology.

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DESSN workshop
posted June 10, 2013
DESSN workshop
July 15-19, 2013 @ Chicago, IL

The KICP at the University of Chicago will host a week-long workshop dedicated to the Supernova program within the Dark Energy Survey (DES). Since the first DES season starts in September 2013, this workshop will be the final gathering of collaboration-wide expertise to prepare the SN-search software pipelines that run at both NCSA and at Fermilab.

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