Stephen Kent

Mostly at:Fermilab
Position: Head, Experimental Astrophysics Group
Phone:(630)840-8264
Fax:(630)840-8274
Email:skent-at-fnal.gov
Occasionally at: University of Chicago
Phone:(773)834-4670



Current Research Projects:


Dark Energy Survey

DES Resources:

Public websites:

  • www.darkenergysurvey.org
  • DES on Facebook
  • Dark Energy Detectives

  • Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument

  • desi.lbl.gov Project to build a 5000 fiber spectrograph for the Mayall telescope at Kitt Peak, Arizona

  • LSST (Large Synoptic Survey Telescope)

  • www.lsst.org Public website
  • www.lsst-desc.org LSST Dark Energy Science Collaboration

  • Sloan Digital Sky Survey

    SDSS Resources:

  • www.sdss.org: Public website, a few nuggets of information here, especially under "Collaboration"
  • www.astro.princeton.edu: Project Book - provides much technical information.
  • www.sdss.org/dr7/ : Get the data
  • www.sdss3.org: Next generation SDSS (Note that Fermilab is not a member institution)


  • Observational Foundations of Cosmology

    Some links and essays on the early years of cosmology