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College of Arts and Sciences

Faculty and Staff

Steven A. Rodney

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Physics and Astronomy
College of Arts and Sciences
Phone: 803-777-2599
Office: Jones, Room 701
Resources: Department of Physics and Astronomy
Steven Rodney


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


SN Refsdal: Photometry and Time Delay Measurements of the First Einstein Cross Supernova  Rodney, Strolger, Kelly et al. 2016, ApJ, 820, 50

• Deja Vu All Over Again: The Reappearance of Supernova Refsdal  Kelly, Rodney, Treu et al. 2016, ApJL, 819, 8

• 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