Recent Publications

A series of hypervelocity shockwave experiments on representative super-Earth mantle material provided density and melting temperature measurements that will be fundamental for interpreting the observed masses and radii of super-Earths.

Publication in February 2021

Earth’s History and Formation

Guice, G. L., M. R. Ackerson, R. M. Holder, F. R. George, J. F. Browning-Hanson, J. L. Burgess, D. I. Foustoukos, N. A. Becker, W. R. Nelson, and D. R. Viete, Suprasubduction zone ophiolite fragments in the central Appalachian orogen: evidence for mantle and Moho in the Baltimore Mafic Complex (Maryland, USA)Geosphere, 2021. Early Access.

Lin, Y., and W. van Westrenen, Constraints on early Earth's water budget from the evolution of the lunar hydrogen cycleGlobal Planet. Change 197, 103393, 2021.

Ni, P., C. A. Macris, E. A. Darling, and A. ShaharEvaporation-induced copper isotope fractionation: insights from laser levitation experimentsGeochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 2021. Early Access.

Nittler, L. R.C. M. O’D. Alexander, A. Patzer, and M. J. Verdier-PaolettiPresolar stardust in highly pristine CM chondrites Asuka 12169 and Asuka 12236Meteorit. Planet. Sci., 2021. Early Access.

Peters, B. J., A. Mundl-Petermeier, R. W. Carlson, R. J. Walker, and J. Day, Combined lithophile‐siderophile isotopic constraints on Hadean processes preserved in ocean island basalt sourcesGeochem. Geophys. Geosyst, 2021. Early Access.

Thomson, A. R., S. C. Kohn, A. Prabhu, and M. J. WalterEvaluation the formation pressure of diamond-hosted majorite garnets; a machine learning majorite barometerJ. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, 2021. Early Access.

Materials Under Extreme Conditions

Bhoi, K., H. S. Mohanty, R. Ravikant, M. F. Abdullah, D. K. Pradhan, S. N. Babu, A. K. Singh, P. N. Vishwakarma, A. Kumar, R. Thomas, and D. K. PradhanUnravelling the nature of magneto-electric coupling in room temperature multiferroic particulate (PbFe0.5Nb0.5O3)–(Co0.6Zn0.4Fe1.7Mn0.3O4) compositesSci. Rep. 11, 3149, 2021.

Bykov, M.E. Bykova, A. V. Ponomoreva, A. I. Abrikosov, S. Chariton, V. B. Prakapenka, M. F. Mahmood, L. Dubrovinsky, and A. F. GoncharovStabilization of polynitrogen anions in tantalum‐nitrogen compounds at high pressureAngew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2021. Early Access.

Fei, Y., C. T. Seagle, J. P. Townsend, C. A. McCoy, A. BoujibarP. Driscoll, L. Shulenburger, and M. D. Furnish, Melting and density of MgSiO3 determined by shock compression of bridgmanite to 1254 GPaNature Commun. 12, 876, 2021.

Ni, P., Y. Zhang, A. Fiege, M. Newville, and A. Lanzirotti, Rapid reduction of basaltic glasses in piston-cylinder experiments: a XANES studyContrib. Mineral. Petrol. 176, 17, 2021.

Discoveries in Our Solar System

Boujibar, A., S. Howell, S. Zhang, G. Hystad, A. Prabhu, N. Liu, T. Stephan, S. Narkar, A. Eleish, S. M. MorrisonR. M. Hazen, and L. R. NittlerCluster analysis of presolar silicon carbide grains: evaluation of their classification and astrophysical implicationsAstrophys. J. Lett. 907, L39, 2021.

Planet Formation and Origins

Ginski, C., S. Facchini, J. Huang, M. Benisty, D. Vaendel, L. Stapper, C. Dominik, J. Bae, F. Ménard, G. Muro-Arena, M. R. Hogerheijde, M. McClure, R. G. van Holstein, T. Birnstiel, Y. Boehler, A. Bohn, M. Flock, E. E. Mamajek, C. F. Manara, P. Pinilla, C. Pinte, and Á. Ribas, Disk Evolution Study Through Imaging of Nearby Young Stars (DESTINYS): late infall causing disk misalignment and dynamic structures in SU AurAstrophys. J. 908, L25, 2021.

Nibauer, J., E. F. Baxter, B. Jain, J. L. Van Saders, R. L. Beaton, and J. K. TeskeStatistics of the chemical composition of solar analog stars and links to planet formationAstrophys. J. 907, 116, 2021.

Exploring Exoplanets

Daylan, T., K. Pinglé, J. Wright, M. N. Günther, K. G. Stassun, S. R. Kane, A. Vanderburg, D. Jontof-Hutter, J. E. Rodriguez, A. Shporer, C. X. Huang, T. Mikal-Evans, M. Badenas-Agusti, K. A. Collins, B. V. Rackham, S. N. Quinn, R. Cloutier, K. I. Collins, P. Guerra, E. L. N. Jensen, J. F. Kielkopf, B. Massey, R. P. Schwarz, D. Charbonneau, J. J. Lissauer, J. M. Irwin, Ö.  Baştürk, B. Fulton, A. Soubkiou, B. Zouhair, S. B. Howell, C. Ziegler, C. Briceño, N. Law, A. W. Mann, N. Scott, E. Furlan, D. R. Ciardi, R. Matson, C. Hellier, D. R. Anderson, R. P. Butler, J. D. Crane, J. K. Teske, S. A. Schectman, M. H. Kristiansen, I. A. Terentev, H. M. Schwengeler, G. R. Ricker, R. Vanderspek, S. Seager, J. N. Winn, J. M. Jenkins, Z. K. Berta-Thompson, L. G. Bouma, W. Fong, G. Furesz, C. E. Henze, E. H. Morgan, E. Quintana, E. B. Ting, and J. D. Twicken, TESS discovery of a super-Earth and three sub-Neptunes hosted by the bright, Sun-like star HD 108236Astron. J. 161, 85, 2021.