Daniel M. Scolnic, Assistant Professor  

Daniel M. Scolnic

Email Address: daniel.scolnic@duke.edu

Education:
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, 2013
B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007

Teaching (Spring 2019):

  • Physics 133.01, Physics of sports Synopsis
    Physics 154, MW 08:30 AM-09:45 AM

Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Crocce, M; Ross, AJ; Sevilla-Noarbe, I; Gaztanaga, E; Elvin-Poole, J; Avila, S; Alarcon, A; Chan, KC; Banik, N; Carretero, J; Sanchez, E; Hartley, WG; Sánchez, C; Giannantonio, T; Rosenfeld, R; Salvador, AI; Garcia-Fernandez, M; García-Bellido, J; Abbott, TMC; Abdalla, FB; Allam, S; Annis, J; Bechtol, K; Benoit-Lévy, A; Bernstein, GM; Bernstein, RA; Bertin, E; Brooks, D; Buckley-Geer, E; Rosell, AC; Kind, MC; Castander, FJ; Cawthon, R; Cunha, CE; D’Andrea, CB; da Costa, LN; Davis, C; De Vicente, J; Desai, S; Diehl, HT; Doel, P; Drlica-Wagner, A; Eifler, TF; Fosalba, P; Frieman, J; Gerdes, DW; Gruen, D; Gruendl, RA; Gschwend, J; Gutierrez, G; Hollowood, D; Honscheid, K; Jain, B; James, DJ; Krause, E; Kuehn, K; Kuhlmann, S; Kuropatkin, N; Lahav, O; Lima, M; Maia, MAG; Marshall, JL; Martini, P; Menanteau, F; Miller, CJ; Miquel, R; Nichol, RC; Percival, WJ; Plazas, AA; Sako, M; Scarpine, V; Schindler, R; Scolnic, D; Sheldon, E; Smith, M; Smith, RC; Soares-Santos, M; Sobreira, F; Suchyta, E; Swanson, MEC; Tarle, G; Thomas, D; Tucker, DL; Vikram, V; Walker, AR; Yanny, B; Zhang, Y, Dark Energy Survey year 1 results: galaxy sample for BAO measurement, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, vol. 482 no. 2 (January, 2019), pp. 2807-2822, Oxford University Press (OUP) [doi] .
  2. Dimitriadis, G; Foley, RJ; Rest, A; Kasen, D; Piro, AL; Polin, A; Jones, DO; Villar, A; Narayan, G; Coulter, DA; Kilpatrick, CD; Pan, YC; Rojas-Bravo, C; Fox, OD; Jha, SW; Nugent, PE; Riess, AG; Scolnic, D; Drout, MR; Barentsen, G; Dotson, J; Gully-Santiago, M; Hedges, C; Cody, AM; Barclay, T; Howell, S; Garnavich, P; Tucker, BE; Shaya, E; Mushotzky, R; Olling, RP; Margheim, S; Zenteno, A; Coughlin, J; Cleve, JEV; De Miranda Cardoso, JV; Larson, KA; McCalmont-Everton, KM; Peterson, CA; Ross, SE; Reedy, LH; Osborne, D; McGinn, C; Kohnert, L; Migliorini, L; Wheaton, A; Spencer, B; Labonde, C; Castillo, G; Beerman, G; Steward, K; Hanley, M; Larsen, R; Gangopadhyay, R; Kloetzel, R; Weschler, T; Nystrom, V; Moffatt, J; Redick, M; Griest, K; Packard, M; Muszynski, M; Kampmeier, J; Bjella, R; Flynn, S; Elsaesser, B; Chambers, KC; Flewelling, HA; Huber, ME; Magnier, EA; Waters, CZ; Schultz, ASB; Bulger, J; Lowe, TB; Willman, M; Smartt, SJ; Smith, KW; Points, S; Strampelli, GM; Brimacombe, J; Chen, P; Muñoz, JA; Mutel, RL; Shields, J, K2 Observations of SN 2018oh Reveal a Two-component Rising Light Curve for a Type Ia Supernova, The Astrophysical Journal, vol. 870 no. 1 (January, 2019) [doi]  [abs].
  3. Jones, DO; Riess, AG; Scolnic, DM; Pan, YC; Johnson, E; Coulter, DA; Dettman, KG; Foley, MM; Foley, RJ; Huber, ME; Jha, SW; Kilpatrick, CD; Kirshner, RP; Rest, A; Schultz, ASB; Siebert, MR, Should Type Ia Supernova Distances Be Corrected for Their Local Environments?, The Astrophysical Journal, vol. 867 no. 2 (November, 2018), pp. 108-108, American Astronomical Society [doi]  [abs].
  4. Pierel, JDR; Rodney, S; Avelino, A; Bianco, F; Filippenko, AV; Foley, RJ; Friedman, A; Hicken, M; Hounsell, R; Jha, SW; Kessler, R; Kirshner, RP; Mandel, K; Narayan, G; Scolnic, D; Strolger, L, Extending supernova spectral templates for next-generation space telescope observations, Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, vol. 130 no. 993 (November, 2018), pp. 114504-114504, IOP Publishing [doi]  [abs].
  5. Hounsell, R; Scolnic, D; Foley, RJ; Kessler, R; Miranda, V; Avelino, A; Bohlin, RC; Filippenko, AV; Frieman, J; Jha, SW; Kelly, PL; Kirshner, RP; Mandel, K; Rest, A; Riess, AG; Rodney, SA; Strolger, L, Simulations of the WFIRST Supernova Survey and Forecasts of Cosmological Constraints, The Astrophysical Journal, vol. 867 no. 1 (November, 2018), pp. 23-23, American Astronomical Society [doi]  [abs].

Highlight:
Lead Type Ia SN cosmology studies for Pan-STARRS, DES, LSST and WFIRST.  Work on new image analysis techniques and finding optical counterparts to gravitational waves.