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Large Synoptic Survey Telescope Galaxies Science Roadmap

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  • Brant E. Robertson
  • Manda Banerji
  • Michael C. Cooper
  • Roger Davies
  • Simon P. Driver
  • Annette M. N. Ferguson
  • Henry C. Ferguson
  • Eric Gawiser
  • Sugata Kaviraj
  • Johan H. Knapen
  • Chris Lintott
  • Jennifer Lotz
  • Jeffrey A. Newman
  • Dara J. Norman
  • Nelson Padilla
  • Samuel J. Schmidt
  • Graham P. Smith
  • J. Anthony Tyson
  • Aprajita Verma
  • Idit Zehavi
  • Lee Armus
  • Camille Avestruz
  • L. Felipe Barrientos
  • Rebecca A. A. Bowler
  • Malcom N. Bremer
  • Christopher J. Conselice
  • Jonathan Davies
  • Ricardo Demarco
  • Mark E. Dickinson
  • Gaspar Galaz
  • Andrea Grazian
  • Benne W. Holwerda
  • Matt J. Jarvis
  • Vishal Kasliwal
  • Ivan Lacerna
  • Jon Loveday
  • Phil Marshall
  • Emiliano Merlin
  • Nicola R. Napolitano
  • Thomas H. Puzia
  • Aaron Robotham
  • Samir Salim
  • Mauro Sereno
  • Gregory F. Snyder
  • Patricia B. Tissera
  • Norbert Werner
  • Peter Yoachim
  • Kirk D. Borne
  • Members of the LSST Galaxies Science Collaboration
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<mark>Journal publication date</mark>4/08/2017
<mark>Journal</mark>arxiv.org
Publication StatusPublished
<mark>Original language</mark>English

Abstract

The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) will enable revolutionary studies of galaxies, dark matter, and black holes over cosmic time. The LSST Galaxies Science Collaboration has identified a host of preparatory research tasks required to leverage fully the LSST dataset for extragalactic science beyond the study of dark energy. This Galaxies Science Roadmap provides a brief introduction to critical extragalactic science to be conducted ahead of LSST operations, and a detailed list of preparatory science tasks including the motivation, activities, and deliverables associated with each. The Galaxies Science Roadmap will serve as a guiding document for researchers interested in conducting extragalactic science in anticipation of the forthcoming LSST era.

Bibliographic note

For more information, see https://galaxies.science.lsst.org