First cosmological results using Type Ia supernovae from the Dark Energy Survey: measurement of the Hubble constant

  title={First cosmological results using Type Ia supernovae from the Dark Energy Survey: measurement of the Hubble constant},
  author={E Macaulay and Robert C. Nichol and David Bacon and Dillon J. Brout and Tamara M. Davis and B. Zhang and Bruce A. Bassett and Daniel M. Scolnic and Anais M{\"o}ller and Chris D'Andrea and Samuel R. Hinton and Richard Kessler and Alex G Kim and J Lasker and Christopher E. Lidman and Masao Sako and M. Smith and Mark Sullivan and Timothy M. C. Abbott and Sahar Allam and James T. Annis and Jacobo Asorey and Santiago {\'A}vila and Keith C. Bechtol and David Brooks and Peter. J. Brown and David L. Burke and Josh Calcino and Aurelio Carnero Rosell and Daniela Carollo and Matias Carrasco Kind and Jorge Carretero and Francisco J. Castander and Thomas E. Collett and Mart{\'i}n Crocce and Carlos E. Cunha and Luiz N da Costa and C. Davis and Juan De Vicente and H. Thomas Diehl and Peter Doel and Alex Drlica-Wagner and T. F. Eifler and Juan Estrada and August E. Evrard and Alexei V. Filippenko and David A. Finley and Brenna L. Flaugher and Ryan J. Foley and Pablo Fosalba and Joshua A. Frieman and Llu{\'i}s Galbany and Juan Garc'ia-Bellido and Enrique Gazta{\~n}aga and Karl Glazebrook and Santiago Gonz{\'a}lez-Gait{\'a}n and Daniel Gruen and Robert A. Gruendl and Julia Gschwend and Gaston R. Guti{\'e}rrez and William G. Hartley and Devon L. Hollowood and Klaus Honscheid and Janie K. Hoormann and Ben Hoyle and Dragan Huterer and B. Jain and David J. James and Tesla E. Jeltema and Eli Kunwiji Kasai and E. Krause and Kyler W. Kuehn and Nikolay Kuropatkin and Ofer Lahav and Geraint F. Lewis and T. S. Li and Marcos Lima and H. Lin and Marcio A. G. Maia and Jennifer L. Marshall and Paul Martini and Ramon Miquel and Peter E. Nugent and Antonella Palmese and Y.-C. Pan and Andreas Alejandro Plazas and A. K. Romer and Aaron Roodman and Eusebio S{\'a}nchez and Victor E. Scarpine and Rafe H. Schindler and Michael S. Schubnell and Santiago Serrano and Ignacio Sevilla-Noarbe and Rob Sharp and Marcelle Soares-Santos and Flavia Sobreira and Natalia E. Sommer and Eric Suchyta and E. Swann and Mollye E. C. Swanson and Gregory G. Tarl{\'e} and D. Thomas and R. C. Thomas and Brad E. Tucker and Syed Ashraf Uddin and Vinu Vikram and Alistair R. Walker and Philip Wiseman},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
We present an improved measurement of the Hubble constant (H0) using the ‘inverse distance ladder’ method, which adds the information from 207 Type Ia supernovae (SNe Ia) from the Dark Energy Survey (DES) at redshift 0.018 < z < 0.85 to existing distance measurements of 122 low-redshift (z < 0.07) SNe Ia (Low-z) and measurements of Baryon Acoustic Oscillations (BAOs). Whereas traditional measurements of H0 with SNe Ia use a distance ladder of parallax and Cepheid variable stars, the inverse… 

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