Here you’ll find descriptions, written for a public audience, of science released by the DES collaboration. Have a question? Check out the FAQ or email our team.
Link to the Nature paper that this DArchive describes. On August 17th 2017, three detectors on Earth observed a gravitational wave … Read more »
For decades, cosmologists have been attempting to piece together the history and composition of the Universe. This is a very … Read more »
The Dark Energy Survey has discovered six new ‘strong gravitational lenses’, extreme examples of Albert Einstein’s space-warping Theory of General … Read more »
Gravitational Lensing is a tool used by astronomers to study massive structures in the Universe, including galaxies and galaxy clusters, … Read more »
We can study the large scale structures of matter that form in the Universe from the distribution of the galaxies … Read more »