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    • A fast evolving luminous transient discovered by K2/Kepler 

      Rest, A.; Garnavich, P. M.; Khatami, D.; Kasen, D.; Tucker, B. E.; Shaya, E. J.; Olling, R. P.; Mushotzky, R.; Zenteno, A.; Margheim, S.; Strampelli, G.; Neill, James D.; Smith, R. C.; Forster, Francisco; Villar, V. A. (Nature Publishing Group, 2018)
      For decades, optical time-domain searches have been tuned to find ordinary supernovae, which rise and fall in brightness over a period of weeks. Recently, supernova searches have improved their cadences and a handful of ...
    • Constraining cosmic evolution of type Ia supernovae 

      Foley, Ryan J.; Filippenko, Alexei V.; Aguilera, C.; Becker, A. C.; Blondin, S.; Challis, P.; Clocchiatti, A.; Covarrubias, R.; Davis, Tamara M.; Garnavich, Peter M.; Jha, S.; Kirshner, Robert P.; Krisciunas, Kevin; Leibundgut, B.; Li, Weidong; Matheson, Thomas; Miceli, A.; Miknaitis, G.; Pignata Libralato, Giuliano; Rest, A.; Riess, A. G.; Schmidt, Brian P.; Smith, R. C.; Sollerman, J.; Spyromilio, J.; Stubbs, C. W.; Tonry, J. L.; Suntzeff, Nicholas B.; Wood-Vasey, W. M.; Zenteno, A. (UNIV CHICAGO PRESS, 2008-09-01)
      We present a large-scale effort of creating composite spectra of high-redshift SNe Ia and comparing them to low-redshift counterparts in an attempt to understand possible cosmic evolution of SNe Ia, which has major ...
    • DES14X3taz: A type i superluminous supernova showing a luminous, rapidlycooling initial pre-peak bump 

      Smith, M.; Sullivan, M.; D'Andrea, C. B.; Castander, F. J.; Casas, R.; Prajs, S.; Papadopoulos, A.; Nichol, R. C.; Karpenka, N. V.; Bernard, S. R.; Brown, P.; Cartier Ugarte, Regis; Cooke, J.; Curtin, C.; Davis, T. M.; Finley, D. A.; Foley, R. J.; Gal Yam, Avishay; Goldstein, D. A.; González Gaitán, Santiago; Gupta, R. R.; Howell, D. A.; Inserra, C.; Kessler, R.; Lidman, C.; Marriner, J.; Nugent, P.; Pritchard, T. A.; Sako, M.; Smartt, S.; Smith, R. C.; Spinka, H.; Thomas, R. C.; Wolf, R. C.; Zenteno, A.; Abbott, T. M.; Benoit Levy, A.; Bertin, E.; Brooks, D.; Buckley Geer, E.; Carnero Rosell, A.; Kind, Carrasco; Carretero, J.; Crocce, M.; Cunha, C. E.; da Costa, L. N.; Desai, S.; Fosalba, P.; Frieman, J.; Gerdes, D. W.; Gruen, D.; Gruendl, R. A.; Marshall, J. L.; Martini, P.; Miller, C. J.; Miquel, R.; Nord, B. B.; Ogando, R.; Plazas, A. A.; Reil, K.; Romer, A. K.; Roodman, A.; Rykoff, E. S.; Sánchez, E.; Scarpine, V.; Schubnell, M.; Sevilla Noarbe, I.; Soares Santos, M.; Sobreira, F.; Suchyta, E.; Swanson, M. E. C.; Tarle, G.; Walker, A. R.; Wester, W. (IOP PUBLISHING LTD, 2016)
      We present DES14X3taz, a new hydrogen-poor superluminous supernova (SLSN-I) discovered by the Dark Energy Survey (DES) supernova program, with additional photometric data provided by the Survey Using DECam for Superluminous ...
    • Exploring the outer solar system with the ESSENCE Supernova Survey 

      Becker, A. C.; Arraki, K.; Kaib, N. A.; Wood-Vasey, W. M.; Aguilera, C.; Blackman, J. W.; Blondin, S.; Challis, P.; Clocchiatti, A.; Covarrubias, R.; Damke, G.; Davis, Tamara M.; Filippenko, Alexei V.; Foley, Ryan J.; Garg, A.; Garnavich, Peter M.; Hicken, M.; Jha, S.; Kirshner, Robert P.; Krisciunas, Kevin; Leibundgut, B.; Li, Weidong; Matheson, Thomas; Miceli, A.; Miknaitis, G.; Narayan, G.; Pignata Libralato, Giuliano; Prieto, J. L.; Rest, A.; Riess, A. G.; Salvo, M. E.; Schmidt, Brian P.; Smith, R. C.; Sollerman, J.; Spyromilio, J.; Stubbs, C. W.; Suntzeff, Nicholas B.; Tonry, J. L.; Zenteno, A. (UNIV CHICAGO PRESS, 2008-07-20)
      We report the discovery and orbital determination of 14 trans-Neptunian objects (TNOs) from the ESSENCE Supernova Survey difference imaging data set. Two additional objects discovered in a similar search of the SDSS-II ...
    • Spectral identification of an ancient supernova using light echoes in the Large Magellanic Cloud 

      Rest, A.; Matheson, Thomas; Blondin, S.; Bergmann, M.; Welch, D. L.; Suntzeff, Nicholas B.; Smith, R. C.; Olsen, K.; Prieto, J. L.; Garg, A.; Challis, P.; Stubbs, C.; Hicken, M.; Modjaz, Maryam; Wood-Vasey, W. M.; Zenteno, A.; Damke, G.; Newman, A.; Huber, M.; Cook, K. H.; Nikolaev, S.; Becker, A. C.; Miceli, A.; Covarrubias, R.; Morelli, L.; Pignata Libralato, Giuliano; Clocchiatti, A.; Minniti, D.; Foley, Ryan J. (UNIV CHICAGO PRESS, 2008-06-20)
      We report the successful identification of the type of the supernova responsible for the supernova remnant SNR 0509-675 in the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) using Gemini spectra of surrounding light echoes. The ability ...
    • Time dilation in type Ia supernova spectra at high redshift 

      Blondin, S.; Davis, Tamara M.; Krisciunas, Kevin; Schmidt, Brian P.; Sollerman, J.; Wood-Vasey, W. M.; Becker, A. C.; Challis, P.; Clocchiatti, A.; Damke, G.; Filippenko, Alexei V.; Foley, Ryan J.; Garnavich, Peter M.; Jha, S. W.; Kirshner, Robert P.; Leibundgut, B.; Li, Weidong; Matheson, Thomas; Miknaitis, G.; Narayan, G.; Pignata Libralato, Giuliano; Rest, A.; Riess, A. G.; Silverman, J. M.; Smith, R. C.; Spyromilio, J.; Stritzinger, M.; Stubbs, C. W.; Suntzeff, Nicholas B.; Tonry, J. L.; Tucker, B. E.; Zenteno, A. (UNIV CHICAGO PRESS, 2008-08-01)
      We present multiepoch spectra of 13 high-redshift Type Ia supernovae (SNe Ia) drawn from the literature, the ESSENCE and SNLS projects, and our own separate dedicated program on the ESO Very Large Telescope. We use the ...