Each week, we find out what’s on the minds and in the hearts of our scientists. Get to know what they think about science, life and the far reaches of space. Careful, you’re seeing scientists as humans, in their natural habitats and sometimes their comedic wardrobes.
David is interested in understanding the gravity found in different parts of the Universe. We can make vast cosmic maps … Read more »
Keith’s current research involves the search for ultra-faint galaxies orbiting the Milky Way. The Milky Way has roughly a hundred … Read more »
Michael works on the operations team for DES data management (DESDM). DESDM is responsible for “processing” all the images that … Read more »
Astronomy progress is often made by serendipitous discoveries. Keep looking and you will find something in the sky. DES, and … Read more »
Ravi works in the Supernova Group and researches the galaxies that host Type Ia supernovae. He’s currently writing a paper … Read more »
Arya works on Large Scale Structure simulations and is trying to mimic our Universe using the most up-to-date simulation technology. … Read more »
Chihway is interested in weak lensing (mass mapping, galaxy-galaxy lensing) and image simulations.
Andrés Alejandro Plazas Malagón
Andrés started working for DES as an undergraduate from the Universidad de los Andes (Bogotá, Colombia, where he was born) … Read more »
Gus is a big fan of numerical simulations, clusters of galaxies and (no big surprise) simulations of clusters of galaxies! … Read more »
David’s primary research interests lie in the formation and evolution of solar-type and low-mass stars. Establishing stellar ages (using isochrones, … Read more »