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Steven A. Rodney

Assistant Professor
Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of South Carolina

Phone Number: 803-777-2599
Office: Jones PSC 701
Selected Publications:

• SN Refsdal : Photometry and Time Delay Measurements of the First Einstein Cross Supernova  
Rodney, Strolger, Kelly et al. 2016, ApJ, in press
• Deja Vu All Over Again: The Reappearance of Supernova Refsdal 
Kelly, Rodney, Treu et al. 2016, ApJL, in press
• Two Type Ia Supernovae at z∼2: Improved Classification and Redshift Determination with Medium-band IR Imaging  
Rodney, Riess, Scolnic et al. 2015, AJ, 150, 156
• Illuminating a Dark Lens : A Type Ia Supernova Magnified by the Frontier Fields Galaxy Cluster Abell 2744  
Rodney, Patel, Scolnic et al. 2015, ApJ, 811, 70
• Multiple Images of a Highly Magnified Supernova Formed by an Early-Type Cluster Galaxy Lens  
Kelly, Rodney, Treu, et al. 2015, Science, 347, 1123
• The Type Ia Supernova Rate to Redshift 2.5 from CANDELS: Searching for Prompt Explosions in the Early Universe 
Rodney, Riess, Strolger et al. 2014, AJ, 148, 13
• Type Ia Supernova Rates to Redshift 2.4 from CLASH: the Cluster Lensing and Supernova Survey with Hubble 
Graur, Rodney, Maoz et al. 2014, ApJ, 783, 28
• Improving Dark Energy Constraints with High-redshift Type Ia Supernovae from CANDELS and CLASH  
Salzano, Rodney, Sendra, Lazkoz, et al. 2013, A&A, 557, 64
• The Discovery of the Most Distant Known Type Ia Supernova at Redshift 1.914  
Jones, Rodney, Riess, et al. 2013, ApJ, 768, 166
• A Type Ia Supernova at Redshift 1.55 in the Infrared from the CANDELS Hubble Treasury Program  
Rodney, Riess, Dahlen et al. 2012, ApJ, 746, 

Research Interests 

• Type Ia Supernova Progenitors
• Type Ia Supernova Cosmology
• Peculiar Stellar Explosions
• Gravitationally Lensed Transients
• Space-based Imaging Surveys