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The Hubble Space Telescope Cluster Supernova Survey:
VI. The Volumetric Type Ia Supernova Rate
K. Barbary, ApJ submitted (2011). Available at arxiv.org/abs/1110.6442   Data & Additional Info

The Hubble Space Telescope Cluster Supernova Survey:
V. Improving the Dark Energy Constraints Above z>1 and Building an Early-Type-Hosted Supernova Sample
N. Suzuki, D. Rubin, C. Lidman et al., ApJ accepted (2011). Available at arxiv.org/abs/1105.3470

The Hubble Space Telescope Cluster Supernova Survey:
II. The Type Ia Supernova Rate in High-Redshift Galaxy Clusters

K. Barbary, et al., ApJ accepted (2011). Available at arxiv.org/abs/1010.5786

Spectra and HST Light Curves of Six Type Ia Supernovae at 0.511 < z < 1.12 and the Union2 Compilation R. Amanullah, et al., ApJ (2010). Also available at arxiv.org/abs/1004.1711
Stockholm University Press Release  LBNL Press Release

Hubble Space Telescope Discovery of a z = 3.9 Multiply Imaged Galaxy Behind the Complex Cluster Lens Warps J1415.1+36 at z = 1.026 X. Huang, et al., ApJ Letters, Volume 707, Issue 1, pp. L12-L16 (2009). Also available at arxiv.org/abs/0911.0138

An Intensive HST Survey for z > 1 Type Ia Supernova by Targeting Galaxy Clusters K. Dawson, et al., ApJ Volume 138, Issue 5, pp. 1271-1283 (2009). Also available at arxiv.org/abs/0908.3928

Discovery of an Unusual Optical Transient with the Hubble Space Telescope K. Barbary, et al., ApJ, Volume 690, Issue 2, pp. 1358-1362 (2009). Also available at arxiv.org/abs/0809.1648

More publications

Decelerating and Dustfree: Targeting Supernovae in Very High Redshift Galaxy Clusters with the Hubble Space Telescope (click here)
Union2.1 Supernova Compilation
Latest Results: 2008-2011


A compilation of supernova datasets, available as distances and a module for CosmoMC. (click here)

   Overview of Techniques and Earlier Cosmology Results: 1998-2007  
 For an overview of Supernova Cosmology research, see Supernovae, Dark Energy, and the Accelerating Universe, S. Perlmutter, Physics Today, April 2003  PDF


Color Figures for Slides
    Figure 6 Hubble Diagram for SCP low-extinction subsample PDF
 
The history of cosmic expansion, as measured by the high-redshift supernovae, assuming flat cosmic geometry.PDF
 
Observed magnitude versus redshift for well measured distant and (in the inset) nearby type Ia supernovae. PDF

 
Click on the top left segment of this Poster from the January 1998 Meeting of the American Astronomical Society (i.e. the segment that looks like this) for an explanation of the technique developed by the Supernova Cosmology Project to find "batches" of newly-exploded very distant supernova, all at one time, all "on schedule."
Figure 8 Confidence regions for Omega_Mass vs Omega_Lambda PDF
    Figure 8
with results from CMB and galaxy cluster data added PDF

 


Before-and-after pictures (and Hubble Space Telescope picture) of a high-redshift supernovae discovered by the Supernova Cosmology Project in March, 1998. JPEG  PDF
Figure 12 Joint measurements of Omega_Mass and w assuming a flat universe and w constant in time. PDF

More Figures
 
Movie clip
: What We Can 'See' in a Supernova. Explanation of the video

 
 
Click on the image of this poster (from the January 1998 AAS Meeting) to examine in detail
Measurements of Omega and Lambda from 42 High-Redshift Supernovae, Perlmutter, S., et al., ApJ, 517, 565 (1999). Color Figures for Slides   Supplementary Materials: Numerical Tables
LBL Report LBL-42230: Presentation at the January 1998 Meeting of the American Astronomical Society, Washington, DC. (referenced in Perlmutter et al., B.A.A.S., v. 29, no. 5, p. 1351, 1997) Poster to view on web  Preprint in Postscript Format   Preprint in PDF format
Discovery of a Supernova Explosion at Half the Age of the Universe and its Cosmological Implications Perlmutter et al., Nature, 1 January 1998   Postscript   PDF
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