The High-Z Supernova Search: Measuring Cosmic Deceleration and Global Curvature of the Universe Using Type Ia Supernovae

@article{Schmidt1998TheHS,
  title={The High-Z Supernova Search: Measuring Cosmic Deceleration and Global Curvature of the Universe Using Type Ia Supernovae},
  author={Brian P. Schmidt and Nicholas B. Suntzeff and Mark M. Phillips and Robert A. Schommer and Alejandro Clocchiatti and Robert P. Kirshner and Peter M. Garnavich and Peter M. Challis and Bruno Leibundgut and Jason Spyromilio and Adam G. Riess and Alexei V. Filippenko and Mario Hamuy and R. C. Smith and Craig Hogan and Christopher W. Stubbs and Alan H. Diercks and David J. Reiss and Ronald L. Gilliland and John L. Tonry and Jose Manuel Campillos Maza and Alan Dressler and J. J. Walsh and Robin Ciardullo},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={1998},
  volume={507},
  pages={46 - 63}
}
The High-Z Supernova Search is an international collaboration to discover and monitor Type Ia supernovae (SNe Ia) at z > 0.2 with the aim of measuring cosmic deceleration and global curvature. Our collaboration has pursued a basic understanding of supernovae in the nearby universe, discovering and observing a large sample of objects and developing methods to measure accurate distances with SNe Ia. This paper describes the extension of this program to z ≥ 0.2, outlining our search techniques and… 

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