The Dark Energy Survey: more than dark energy - an overview

  title={The Dark Energy Survey: more than dark energy - an overview},
  author={Dark Energy Survey Collaboration T. Abbott and Filipe B. Abdalla and Jelena Aleksic and Sahar Allam and Adam Amara and David Bacon and Eduardo Balbinot and Manda Banerji and Keith C. Bechtol and Aur{\'e}lien Benoit-L{\'e}vy and Gary M. Bernstein and Emmanuel Bertin and Jonathan A. Blazek and Christopher Bonnett and Sarah Bridle and David Brooks and Robert J. Brunner and Elizabeth Buckley-Geer and David L. Burke and Gabriel Bartosch Caminha and Diego Capozzi and Joakim Carlsen and A. CarneroRosell and Marcella Carollo and M. Carrasco-Kind and Jorge Carretero and Francisco J. Castander and L. Clerkin and Thomas E. Collett and Christopher J. Conselice and Mart{\'i}n Crocce and Carlos E. Cunha and Chris D'Andrea and Luiz Nicolaci da Costa and Tamara M. Davis and Shantanu Desai and H. Thomas Diehl and J. P. Dietrich and Scott Dodelson and Peter Doel and Alex Drlica-Wagner and Juan Estrada and James Etherington and August E. Evrard and J. Fabbri and David A. Finley and Brenna L. Flaugher and Ryan J. Foley and Priscila Rosalba and Joshua A. Frieman and Juan Garc{\'i}a-Bellido and Enrique Gazta{\~n}aga and David W. Gerdes and T. Giannantonio and Daniel A. Goldstein and Daniel Gruen and Robert A. Gruendl and P. Guarnieri and Gaston R. Guti{\'e}rrez and William G. Hartley and Klaus Honscheid and B. Jain and David J. James and Tesla E. Jeltema and Stephanie Jouvel and Richard Kessler and A. L. King and Donnacha Kirk and Richard G. Kron and Kyler W. Kuehn and Nikolay Kuropatkin and Ofer Lahav and T. S. Li and Marcos Lima and H. Lin and Marcio A. G. Maia and Martin Makler and Marc Manera and Claudia Maraston and Jennifer L. Marshall and Paul Martini and Richard G. McMahon and Peter Melchior and Alexandra Merson and C. J. Miller and Ramon Miquel and Joseph J. Mohr and Xan Morice-Atkinson and Krishna Naidoo and Eric H. Neilsen and Robert Nichol and Brian Nord and R. L. C. Ogando and Fernanda Ostrovski and Antonella Palmese and Andreas Papadopoulos and Hiranya V. Peiris and J. Jr. Peoples and Will J Percival and Andreas Alejandro Plazas and S L Reed and Alexandre R{\'e}fr{\'e}gier and A. K. Romer and Aaron Roodman and Alex Ross and Eduardo Rozo and Eli S. Rykoff and Iftach H. Sadeh and Masao Sako and C. S{\'a}nchez and Eusebio S{\'a}nchez and Bas{\'i}lio Xavier Santiago and Victor E. Scarpine and Michael S. Schubnell and Ignacio Sevilla-Noarbe and Erin Sheldon and M. Smith and R. C. Smith and Marcelle Soares-Santos and Flavia Sobreira and Maayane T. Soumagnac and Eric Suchyta and M. K. Sullivan and Mollye E. C. Swanson and Gregory G. Tarl{\'e} and Jon J. Thaler and D. Thomas and R. C. Thomas and Douglas L. Tucker and Joaquin D. Vieira and Vinu Vikram and Alistair R. Walker and Risa H. Wechsler and Jochen Weller and W. C. Iii Wester and L. Whiteway and Harry Wilcox and Brian Yanny and Y. Zhang and Joe Zuntz},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
US Department of Energy; US National Science Foundation; Ministry of Science and Education of Spain; Science and Technology Facilities Council of the United Kingdom; Higher Education Funding Council for England; National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Kavli Institute of Cosmological Physics at the University of Chicago; Center for Cosmology and Astro-Particle Physics at the Ohio State University; Mitchell Institute for Fundamental… 
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