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.
In this Darchive, a new technique to understand the expansion of the Universe from black-hole merger gravitational wave events (“dark … Read more »
What the galaxy that hosted the gravitational wave event GW170817 can teach us about binary neutron stars
Astronomers know many facts about galaxies. For example, we know that their colours tell us about the stars inside them and … Read more »
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 »