The DArchive: DES Results in a Nutshell

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.

Search for Gamma-Ray Emission from DES Dwarf Spheroidal Galaxy Candidates with Fermi-LAT Data

Small satellite galaxies of the Milky Way are the most dark matter-dominated objects that we know of. Some theories suggest … Read more »

Eight New Milky Way Companions Discovered in First-Year Dark Energy Survey Data

Paper: Eight New Milky Way Companions Discovered in First-Year Dark Energy Survey Data This paper is about the discovery of eight … Read more »

The First Superluminous Supernova from the Dark Energy Survey: DES13S2cmm

This paper is about the discovery and study of DES13S2cmm, a superluminous supernova that exploded in a galaxy 7.8 billion light-years away. Supernovae … Read more »