DECam featured in Wired magazine.
The Santa Cruz-SLAC-Stanford DES Consortium joined the DES.
On October 24 2008 the DECam project received DOE CD3b approval.
The DECam project has received CD2 approval
STFC authorizes 1.12M Pounds for the DES for the DECam optical corrector
DES is in the Congressional Budget request for the second year in a row.
The Ohio State University has joined the DES.
The Argonne National Laboratory has joined the DES.
DES is in the 2008 Congressional Budget Request for the DOE Office of Science.
This puts DES on the road to approval.
The DES-Brazil Consortium has joined the DES.
The University of Pennsylvania has joined the DES.
The P5 committee has recommended DES for construction.
The Council of PPARC has agreed to an investment
strategy over 2006-2008 that includes a desire to
seek participation in the Dark Energy Survey.
DOE gives CD-0 for ground based DE experiment, establishing a mission
need for a "generic" experiment. The Mission Need statement is at
The Dark Energy Survey goes before the UK's
PPARCs Project Peer Review Panel.