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.

The software pipeline that finds exploding stars

There are lights flickering on and off across the universe. Cepheid Variable stars, gamma ray bursts and exploding stars are … Read more »

Four massive galaxy clusters explored in DES data

This paper summarizes studies of the mass and galaxy distribution in and around four massive galaxy clusters. It is the … Read more »

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 »