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    • Eight new Milky Way companions discovered in first-year Dark Energy Survey data 

      Bechtol, Keith; Drlica-Wagner, Alex; Balbinot, Eduardo; Pieres, Adriano; Simon, Josh D.; Yanny, Brian; Santiago, Basilio Xavier; Wechsler, Risa H.; Frieman, Joshua A.; Walker, Alistair; Williams, P.; Rozo, Eduardo; Rykoff, Eli; Queiroz, Anna Bárbara de Andrade; Luque Canaza, Elmer Fidel; Benoit-Lévy, Aurélien; Tucker, Douglas L.; Sevilla Noarbe, Ignacio; Gruendl, Robert A.; Costa, Luiz N. da; Fausti Neto, Angelo; Maia, Marcio Antonio Geimba; Abbott, Timothy M. C.; Allam, Sahar S.; Armstrong, Robert; Bauer, Anne Hollister; Bernstein, Gary M.; Bernstein, Rebecca A.; Bertin, Emmanuel; Brooks, D.; Buckley-Geer, Elizabeth; Burke, David Lyle; Carnero Rosell, Aurelio; Castander Serentill, Francisco Javier; Covarrubias, Ricardo A.; D'Andrea, Christopher B.; DePoy, Darren L.; Desai, S.; Diehl, H. Thomas; Eifler, Tim; Estrada, Juan; Evrard, August E.; Fernandez, Enrique; Finley, David A.; Flaugher, Brenna; Gaztañaga, Enrique; Gerdes, David W.; Girardi, Leo Alberto; Gladders, Michael David; Gruen, Daniel; Gutierrez, Gaston R.; Hao, Jiangang; Honscheid, K.; Jain, Bhuvnesh; James, David J.; Kent, Stephen M.; Kron, Richard G.; Kuehn, Kyler; Kuropatkin, Nikolay P.; Lahav, Ofer; Li, T. S.; Lin, H.; Makler, Martín; March, Marisa Cristina; Marshall, Jennifer L.; Martini, Paul; Merritt, K. Wyatt; Miller, Christopher J.; Miquel, Ramon; Mohr, Joseph J.; Neilsen, Eric H.; Nichol, Robert C.; Nord, Brian Dennis; Ogando, Ricardo L.C.; Peoples, John; Petravick, Donald L.; Plazas Malagón, Andrés Alejandro; Romer, Anita K.; Roodman, Aaron; Sako, Masao; Sanchez-Alvaro, Eusebio; Scarpine, Victor Emanuel; Schubnell, Michael; Smith, Robert Christopher; Soares-Santos, Marcelle; Sobreira, Flávia; Suchyta, Eric; Swanson, Molly E. C.; Tarle, Gregory; Thaler, Jon J.; Thomas, D.; Wester, William Carl; Zuntz, J.; DES Collaboration (2015) [Journal article]
      We report the discovery of eight new Milky Way companions in ~1800 deg2 of optical imaging data collected during the first year of the Dark Energy Survey (DES). Each system is identified as a statistically significant ...
    • Mass and galaxy distributions of four massive galaxy clusters from Dark Energy Survey Science Verification data 

      Melchior, Peter M.; Suchyta, Eric; Huff, Eric; Hirsch, Michael Stefan; Kacprzak, Tomasz; Rykoff, Eli; Gruen, Daniel; Armstrong, Robert; Bacon, David J.; Bechtol, Keith; Bernstein, Gary M.; Bridle, Sarah Louise; Clampitt, Joseph; Honscheid, K.; Jain, Bhuvnesh; Jouvel, Stéphanie; Krause, Elisabeth; Lin, H.; MacCrann, Niall; Patton, Kenneth; Plazas Malagón, Andrés Alejandro; Rowe, Barnaby T. P.; Vikram, Vinu; Wilcox, Harry George; Young, Julia Cheek; Zuntz, J.; Abbott, Timothy M. C.; Abdalla, Filipe B.; Allam, Sahar S.; Banerji, M.; Bernstein, Joseph P.; Bernstein, Rebecca A.; Bertin, Emmanuel; Buckley-Geer, Elizabeth; Burke, David Lyle; Castander Serentill, Francisco Javier; Costa, Luiz N. da; Cunha, Carlos Eduardo; DePoy, Darren L.; Desai, S.; Diehl, H. Thomas; Doel, Peter; Estrada, Juan; Evrard, August E.; Fausti Neto, Angelo; Fernandez, Enrique; Finley, David A.; Flaugher, Brenna; Frieman, Joshua A.; Gaztañaga, Enrique; Gerdes, David W.; Gruendl, Robert A.; Gutierrez, Gaston R.; Jarvis, Michael; Karliner, Inga; Kent, Stephen M.; Kuehn, Kyler; Kuropatkin, Nikolay P.; Lahav, Ofer; Maia, Marcio Antonio Geimba; Makler, Martín; Marriner, John P.; Marshall, Jennifer L.; Merritt, K. Wyatt; Miller, Christopher J.; Miquel, Ramon; Mohr, Joseph J.; Neilsen, Eric H.; Nichol, Robert C.; Nord, Brian Dennis; Reil, Kevin; Roe, Natalie A.; Roodman, Aaron; Sako, Masao; Sanchez-Alvaro, Eusebio; Santiago, Basilio Xavier; Schindler, Rafe H.; Schubnell, Michael; Sevilla Noarbe, Ignacio; Sheldon, Erin; Smith, Robert Christopher; Soares-Santos, Marcelle; Swanson, Molly E. C.; Sypniewski, Adam J.; Tarle, Gregory; Thaler, Jon J.; Thomas, D.; Tucker, Douglas L.; Walker, Alistair; Wechsler, Risa H.; Weller, Jochen; Wester, William Carl (2015) [Journal article]
      We measure the weak lensing masses and galaxy distributions of four massive galaxy clusters observed during the Science Verification phase of the Dark Energy Survey (DES). This pathfinder study is meant to (1) validate the ...
    • Redshift distributions of galaxies in the Dark Energy Survey Science Verification shear catalogue and implications for weak lensing 

      Bonnett, Christopher; Troxel, Michael; Hartley, William; Amara, Adam; Leistedt, Boris; Becker, Matthew R.; Bernstein, Gary M.; Bridle, Sarah Louise; Bruderer, Claudio; Busha, M. T.; Carrasco Kind, Matías; Childress, Michael; Castander Serentill, Francisco Javier; Chang, Chihway; Crocce, Martin; Davis, Tamara M.; Eifler, Tim; Frieman, Joshua A.; Gangkofner, C.; Gaztañaga, Enrique; Glazebrook, Karl; Gruen, Daniel; Kacprzak, Tomasz; King, Anthea L.; Kwan, Juliana; Lahav, Ofer; Lewis, Geraint F.; Lidman, Chris; Lin, H.; MacCrann, Niall; Miquel, Ramon; O'Neill, C. R.; Palmese, A.; Peiris, Hiranya V.; Refregier, Alexandre; Rozo, Eduardo; Rykoff, Eli; Sadeh, Iftach; Sánchez Alonso, Carles; Sheldon, Erin; Uddin, Syed; Wechsler, Risa H.; Zuntz, J.; Abbott, Timothy M. C.; Abdalla, Filipe B.; Allam, Sahar S.; Armstrong, Robert; Banerji, M.; Bauer, Anne Hollister; Benoit-Lévy, Aurélien; Bertin, Emmanuel; Brooks, D.; Buckley-Geer, Elizabeth; Burke, David Lyle; Capozzi, Diego; Carnero Rosell, Aurelio; Carretero Palacios, Jorge; Cunha, Carlos Eduardo; D'Andrea, Christopher B.; Costa, Luiz N. da; DePoy, Darren L.; Desai, S.; Diehl, H. Thomas; Dietrich, Jörg P.; Doel, Peter; Fausti Neto, Angelo; Fernandez, Enrique; Flaugher, Brenna; Fosalba Vela, Pablo; Gerdes, David W.; Gruendl, Robert A.; Honscheid, K.; Jain, Bhuvnesh; James, David J.; Jarvis, Michael; Kim, A. G.; Kuehn, Kyler; Kuropatkin, Nikolay P.; Li, T. S.; Lima, Marcos Vinicius Borges Teixeira; Maia, Marcio Antonio Geimba; March, Marisa Cristina; Marshall, Jennifer L.; Martini, Paul; Melchior, Peter M.; Miller, Christopher J.; Neilsen, Eric H.; Nichol, Robert C.; Nord, Brian Dennis; Ogando, Ricardo L.C.; Plazas Malagón, Andrés Alejandro; Reil, Kevin; Romer, Anita K.; Roodman, Aaron; Sako, Masao; Sanchez-Alvaro, Eusebio; Santiago, Basilio Xavier; Smith, Robert Christopher; Soares-Santos, Marcelle; Sobreira, Flávia; Suchyta, Eric; Swanson, Molly E. C.; Tarle, Gregory; Thaler, Jon J.; Thomas, D.; Vikram, Vinu; Walker, Alistair; DES Collaboration (2016) [Journal article]
      We present photometric redshift estimates for galaxies used in the weak lensing analysis of the Dark Energy Survey Science Verification (DES SV) data. Four model- or machine learning-based photometric redshift methods—ANNZ2, ...
    • Search for gamma-ray emission from DES dwarf spheroidal galaxy candidates with Fermi-LAT data 

      Drlica-Wagner, Alex; Albert, Andrea; Bechtol, Keith; Wood, Matthew Dunseth; Strigari, Louis E.; Sánchez-Conde, Miguel A.; Baldini, Luca; Essig, Rouven; Cohen-Tanugi, Johann; Anderson, Brandon; Bellazzini, Ronaldo; Bloom, Elliott D.; Caputo, Regina; Cecchi, Claudia; Charles, Eric Andre; Chiang, James; De Angelis, Alessandro; Funk, Stefan; Fusco, Piergiorgio; Gargano, Fabio; Giglietto, Nico; Giordano, Francesco; Guiriec, Sylvain; Gustafsson, Michael; Kuss, Michael; Loparco, Francesco; Lubrano, Pasquale; Mirabal, N.; Mizuno, Tsunefumi; Morselli, Aldo; Ohsugi, Takashi; Orlando, Elena; Persic, Massimo; Raino, Silvia; Spada, Francesca Romana; Suson, Daniel J.; Zaharijas, Gabrijela; Zimmer, Stephan; Abbott, Timothy M. C.; Allam, Sahar S.; Balbinot, Eduardo; Bauer, Anne Hollister; Benoit-Lévy, Aurélien; Bernstein, Rebecca A.; Bernstein, Gary M.; Bertin, Emmanuel; Brooks, D.; Buckley-Geer, Elizabeth; Burke, David Lyle; Carnero Rosell, Aurelio; Castander Serentill, Francisco Javier; Covarrubias, Ricardo A.; D'Andrea, Christopher B.; Costa, Luiz N. da; DePoy, Darren L.; Desai, S.; Diehl, H. Thomas; Cunha, Carlos Eduardo; Eifler, Tim; Estrada, Juan; Evrard, August E.; Fausti Neto, Angelo; Fernandez, Enrique; Finley, David A.; Flaugher, Brenna; Frieman, Joshua A.; Gaztañaga, Enrique; Gerdes, David W.; Gruen, Daniel; Gruendl, Robert A.; Gutierrez, Gaston R.; Honscheid, K.; Jain, Bhuvnesh; James, David J.; Jeltema, Tesla E.; Kent, Stephen M.; Kron, Richard G.; Kuehn, Kyler; Kuropatkin, Nikolay P.; Lahav, Ofer; Li, T. S.; Luque Canaza, Elmer Fidel; Maia, Marcio Antonio Geimba; Makler, Martín; March, Marisa Cristina; Marshall, Jennifer L.; Martini, Paul; Merritt, K. Wyatt; Miller, Christopher J.; Miquel, Ramon; Mohr, Joseph J.; Neilsen, Eric H.; Nord, Brian Dennis; Ogando, Ricardo L.C.; Peoples, John; Petravick, Donald L.; Pieres, Adriano; Plazas Malagón, Andrés Alejandro; Queiroz, Anna Bárbara de Andrade; Romer, Anita K.; Roodman, Aaron; Rykoff, Eli; Sako, Masao; Sanchez-Alvaro, Eusebio; Santiago, Basilio Xavier; Scarpine, Victor Emanuel; Schubnell, Michael; Sevilla Noarbe, Ignacio; Smith, Robert Christopher; Soares-Santos, Marcelle; Sobreira, Flávia; Suchyta, Eric; Swanson, Molly E. C.; Tarle, Gregory; Thaler, Jon J.; Thomas, D.; Tucker, Douglas L.; Walker, Alistair; Wechsler, Risa H.; Wester, William Carl; Williams, P.; Yanny, Brian; Zuntz, J.; Fermi LAT Collaboration; DES Collaboration (2015) [Journal article]
      Due to their proximity, high dark-matter (DM) content, and apparent absence of non-thermal processes, Milky Way dwarf spheroidal satellite galaxies (dSphs) are excellent targets for the indirect detection of DM. Recently, ...
    • The Dark Energy Survey : more than dark energy – an overview 

      Abbott, Timothy M. C.; Abdalla, Filipe B.; Aleksíc, Jelena; Allam, Sahar S.; Amara, Adam; Bacon, David J.; Balbinot, Eduardo; Banerji, M.; Bechtol, Keith; Benoit-Lévy, Aurélien; Bernstein, Gary M.; Bertin, Emmanuel; Blazek, Jonathan A.; Bonnett, Christopher; Bridle, Sarah Louise; Brooks, D.; Brunner, Robert J.; Buckley-Geer, E.; Burke, David Lyle; Caminha, Gabriel Bartosch; Capozzi, Diego; Carlsen, J.; Carnero Rosell, Aurelio; Carollo, Marcella; Carrasco Kind, Matías; Carretero Palacios, Jorge; Castander Serentill, Francisco Javier; Clerkin, L.; Collett, Thomas E.; Conselice, Christopher J.; Crocce, Martin; Cunha, Carlos Eduardo; D'Andrea, Christopher B.; Costa, Luiz N. da; Davis, Tamara M.; Desai, S.; Diehl, H. Thomas; Dietrich, Jörg P.; Dodelson, Scott; Doel, Peter; Drlica-Wagner, Alex; Estrada, Juan; Etherington, James; Evrard, August E.; Fabbri, Joanna; Finley, David A.; Flaugher, Brenna; Foley, Ryan Joseph; Fosalba Vela, Pablo; Frieman, Joshua A.; García-Bellido, Juan; Gaztañaga, Enrique; Gerdes, David W.; Giannantonio,Tommaso; Goldstein, Daniel Abraham; Gruen, Daniel; Gruendl, Robert A.; Guarnieri, P.; Gutierrez, Gaston R.; Hartley, William; Honscheid, K. (Klaus); Jain, Bhuvnesh; James, David J.; Jeltema, Tesla E.; Jouvel, Stéphanie; Kessler, Richard S.; King, Anthea L.; Kirk, Donnacha; Kron, Richard G.; Kuehn, Kyler; Kuropatkin, Nikolay P.; Lahav, Ofer; Li, T. S.; Lima, Marcos Vinicius Borges Teixeira; Lin, H.; Maia, Marcio Antonio Geimba; Makler, Martín; Manera, Marc; Maraston, Claudia; Marshall, Jennifer L.; Martini, Paul; McMahon, Richard G.; Melchior, Peter M.; Merson, Alexander I.; Miller, Christopher J.; Miquel, Ramon; Mohr, Joseph J.; Morice-Atkinson, Xan; Naidoo, Krishna; Neilsen, Eric H.; Nichol, Robert C.; Nord, Brian Dennis; Ogando, Ricardo L.C.; Ostrovski, F.; Palmese, A.; Papadopoulos, Andreas; Peiris, Hiranya V.; Peoples, John; Percival, Will J.; Plazas Malagón, Andrés Alejandro; Reed, Sophie L.; Refregier, Alexandre; Romer, Anita K.; Roodman, Aaron; Ross, A.J.; Rozo, Eduardo; Rykoff, Eli; Sadeh, Iftach; Sako, Masao; Sánchez Alonso, Carles; Sanchez-Alvaro, Eusebio; Santiago, Basilio Xavier; Scarpine, Victor Emanuel; Schubnell, Michael; Sevilla Noarbe, Ignacio; Sheldon, Erin; Smith, Matthew Wilson L.; Smith, Robert Christopher; Soares-Santos, Marcelle; Sobreira, Flávia; Soumagnac, Maayane Tamar; Suchyta, Eric; Sullivan, Mark; Swanson, Molly E. C.; Tarle, Gregory; Thaler, Jon J.; Thomas, D.; Thomas, Rollin C.; Tucker, Douglas L.; Vieira, J. D.; Vikram, Vinu; Walker, Alistair; Wechsler, Risa H.; Weller, Jochen; Wester, William Carl; Whiteway, L.; Wilcox, Harry George; Yanny, Brian; Zhang, Yuanyuan; Zuntz, J.; DES Collaboration (2016) [Journal article]
      This overview paper describes the legacy prospect and discovery potential of the Dark Energy Survey (DES) beyond cosmological studies, illustrating it with examples from the DES early data. DES is using a wide-field camera ...