Recent Submissions

  • Studies on the materials of LARES 2 satellite 

    Paolozzi, A.; Sindoni, G.; Felli, F.; Pilone, D.; Brotzu, A.; Ciufolini, I.; Pavlis, E. C.; Paris, C. (Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2019-11-16)
    LARES 2 is an Italian Space Agency (ASI) satellite designed for testing with unprecedented accuracy frame-dragging, a fundamental prediction of General Relativity, and to contribute to space geodesy with a precision higher ...
  • Where Does Work End and Home Life Begin? 

    Berge, Zane L.; Bichy, Cassie; Grayson, Candice; Johnson, Anthony; Macadoff, Stephen; Nee, Kathryn (IGI Global Disseminator of Knowledge, 2009)
    Many years ago, it was a commonly held belief that technology would improve industries and service professions, which means that people could work shorter hours and their employers would make just as much money. Essentially, ...
  • Detection of Propadiene on Titan 

    Lombardo, Nicholas A.; Nixon, Conor A.; Greathouse, Thomas K.; Bézard, Bruno; Jolly, Antoine; Vinatier, Sandrine; Teanby, Nicholas A.; Richter, Matthew J.; Irwin, Patrick J. G.; Coustenis, Athena; Flasar, F. Michael (The American Astronomical Society, 2019-08-20)
    The atmosphere of Titan, the largest moon of Saturn, is rich in organic molecules, and it has been suggested that the moon may serve as an analog for the pre-biotic Earth due to its highly reducing chemistry and existence ...
  • Spectral Properties of Populations Behind the Coherence in Spitzer Near-infrared and Chandra X-Ray Backgrounds 

    Li, Yanxia; Cappelluti, Nico; Hasinger, Günther; Arendt, Richard G.; Kashlinsky, Alexander; Pacucci, Fabio (The American Astronomical Society, 2019-09-20)
    We study the coherence of the near-infrared and X-ray background fluctuations and the X-ray spectral properties of the sources producing it. We use data from multiple Spitzer and Chandra surveys, including the UDS/SXDF ...
  • POEMMA’s target of opportunity sensitivity to cosmic neutrino transient sources 

    Venters, Tonia M.; Reno, Mary Hall; Krizmanic, John F.; Anchordoqui, Luis A.; Gu´epin, Claire; Olinto, Angela V. (2019-06-19)
    We calculate the sensitivity of space-based cosmic neutrino detection from transient sources in the context of the Probe Of Extreme Multi-Messenger Astrophysics (POEMMA) mission using Targetof Opportunity (ToO) observations. ...
  • The Accretion History of AGN: A Newly Defined Population of Cold Quasars 

    Kirkpatrick, Allison; Urry, C. Megan; Brewster, Jason; Cooke, Kevin C.; Estrada, Michael; Glikman, Eilat; Hamblin, Kurt; Ananna, Tonima Tasnim; Carlile, Casey; Coleman, Brandon; Johnson, Jordan; Kartaltepe, Jeyhan S.; LaMassa, Stephanie M.; Marchesi, Stefano; Powell, Meredith; Sanders, Dave; Treister, Ezequiel; Turner, Tracey Jane (2019-08-15)
    Quasars are the most luminous of active galactic nuclei (AGN), and are perhaps responsible for quenching star formation in their hosts. The Stripe 82X catalog covers 31.3 deg² of the Stripe 82 field, of which the 15.6 deg² ...
  • Temporal and Spatial Evolutions of a Large Sunspot Groupand Great Auroral Storms around the Carrington Event in 1859 

    Hayakawa, Hisashi; Ebihara, Yusuke; Willis, David M.; Toriumi, Shin; Iju, Tomoya; Hattori, Kentaro; Wild, Matthew N.; Oliveira, Denny M.; Ermolli, Ilaria; Ribeiro, José R.; Correia, Ana P.; Ribeiro, Ana I.; Knipp, Delores J. (American Geophysical Union, 2019-08-29)
    The Carrington event is considered to be one of the most extreme space weather events in observational history within a series of magnetic storms caused by extreme interplanetary coronal mass ejections (ICMEs) from a large ...
  • Magnetic Cataclysmic Variables discovered in hard X-rays 

    Falanga, M.; de Martino, D.; Bernardini, F.; Mukai, K. (2019-06-27)
    Among hard X-ray galactic sources detected by INTEGRAL and Swift surveys, those discovered as accreting white dwarfs have surprisingly boosted in number, representing 20% of the galactic sample. The majority are identified ...
  • Unidentified Gamma-ray Sources as Targets for Indirect Dark Matter Detection with the Fermi-Large Area Telescope 

    Coronado-Blázquez, Javier; Sánchez-Conde, Miguel A.; Domínguez, Alberto; Aguirre-Santaella, Alejandra; Di Mauro, Mattia; Mirabald, Néstor; Nieto, Daniel; Charles, Eric (2019-06)
    One of the predictions of the ΛCDM cosmological framework is the hierarchical formation of structure, giving rise to dark matter (DM) halos and subhalos. When the latter are massive enough they retain gas (i.e., baryons) ...
  • An improved test of the general relativistic effect of frame-dragging using the LARES and LAGEOS satellites 

    Ciufolini, Ignazio; Paolozzi, Antonio; Pavlis, Erricos C.; Sindoni, Giampiero; Ries, John; Matzner, Richard; Koenig, Rolf; Paris, Claudio; Gurzadyan, Vahe; Penrose, Roger (Springer Nature, 2019-10-23)
    We report the improved test of frame-dragging, an intriguing phenomenon predicted by Einstein’s General Relativity, obtained using 7 years of Satellite Laser Ranging (SLR) data of the satellite LARES (ASI, 2012) and 26 ...
  • Satellite Laser-Ranging as a Probe of Fundamental Physics 

    Ciufolini, Ignazio; Matzner, Richard; Paolozzi, Antonio; Pavlis, Erricos C.; Sindoni, Giampiero; Ries, John; Gurzadyan, Vahe; Koenig, Rolf (Nature Research, 2019-06)
    Satellite laser-ranging is successfully used in space geodesy, geodynamics and Earth sciences; and to test fundamental physics and specific features of General Relativity. We present a confirmation to approximately one ...
  • A Space-based All-sky MeV γ-ray Survey with the Electron Tracking Compton Camera 

    Hamaguchi, Kenji; Tanimori, Toru; Takada, Atsushi; Beacom, John F.; Gunji, Shuichi; Mori, Masaki; Nakamori, Takeshi; Shrader, Chris R.; Smith, David M.; Tamagawa, Toru; Tsurutani, Bruce T. (2019-07)
    Thematic Activity/Project/state of the Profession Consideration Area: A sensitive survey of the MeV γ-ray sky is needed to understand important astrophysical problems such as γ-ray bursts in the early universe, progenitors ...
  • Discovery of the Galactic High-Mass Gamma-ray Binary 4FGL J1405.1-6119 

    Corbet, R. H. D.; Chomiuk, L.; Coe, M. J.; Coley, J. B.; Dubus, G.; Edwards, P. G.; Martin, P.; McBride, V. A.; Stevens, J.; Strader, J.; Townsend, L. J. (2019-08-28)
    We report the identification from multi-wavelength observations of the Fermi Large Area Telescope (LAT) source 4FGL J1405.1-6119 (= 3FGL J1405.4-6119) as a high-mass gamma-ray binary. Observations with the LAT show that ...
  • Translating the Physics of Snowfall to Radar-Based Validation of GPM 

    Petersen, W.; Pettersen, C.; Kirstetter, P.; Moisseev, D.; Lerber, A. von; Kulie, M.; Marks, David; Tokay, A.; Wolff, D.; Hudak, D. (NASA Technical Reports Server, 2019-06-19)
  • Modeling the precession of the warped inner accretion disk in the pulsars LMC X-4 and SMC X-1 with NuSTAR and XMM-Newton 

    Brumback, McKinley C.; Hickox, Ryan C.; Furst, Felix S.; Pottschmidt, Katja; Tomsick, John A.; Wilms, Jorn (2019-09-23)
    We present a broad-band X-ray study of the effect of superorbital periods on X-ray spectra and pulse profiles in the neutron star X-ray binaries LMC X-4 and SMC X-1. These two sources display periodic or quasi-periodic ...
  • 2 mm GISMO Observations of the Galactic Center. II. A Nonthermal Filament in the Radio Arc and Compact Sources 

    Staguhn, Johannes; Arendt, Richard G; Dwek, Eli; Morris, Mark R; Yusef-Zadeh, Farhad; Benford, Dominic J; Kovacs, Attila; Gonzalez-Quiles, Junellie (The American Astronomical Society, 2019-11-01)
    We have used the Goddard IRAM 2-Millimeter Observer (GISMO) with the 30 m IRAM telescope to carry out a 2 mm survey of the Galaxy’s central molecular zone (CMZ). These observations detect thermal emission from cold ISM ...
  • 2 mm GISMO Observations of the Galactic Center. I. Dust Emission 

    Arendt, Richard G; Staguhn, Johannes; Dwek, Eli; Morris, Mark R; Yusef-Zadeh, Farhad; Benford, Dominic J; Kovacs, Attila; Gonzalez-Quiles, Junellie (The American Astronomical Society, 2019-11-01)
    The Central Molecular Zone (CMZ), covering the inner ∼ 1 ◦ of the Galactic plane has been mapped at 2 mm using the GISMO bolometric camera on the 30 m IRAM telescope. The 2100 resolution maps show abundant emission from ...
  • Effects of Lyse-It on endonuclease fragmentation, function and activity 

    Santaus, Tonya M.; Zhang, Fan; Li, Shan; Stine, O. Colin; Geddes, Chris D. (PLOS, 2019-09-30)
    Nucleases are enzymes that can degrade genomic DNA and RNA that decrease the accuracy of quantitative measures of those nucleic acids. Here, we study conventional heating, standard microwave irradiation, and Lyse-It, a ...
  • The 04 – 10 September 2017 Sun–Earth Connection Events: Solar Flares, Coronal Mass Ejections/Magnetic Clouds, and Geomagnetic Storms 

    Wu, Chin-Chun; Liou, Kan; Lepping, Ronald P.; Hutting, Lynn (Springer Netherlands, 2019-08-23)
    In early September 2017, a series of solar flares and coronal mass ejections (CMEs) erupted from the Sun. The Cor2a coronagraph, a unit of the Sun Earth Connection Coronal and Heliospheric Investigation (SECCHI), onboard ...
  • Atmospheric Acetaldehyde: Importance of Air‐Sea Exchange and a Missing Source in the Remote Troposphere 

    Wang, Siyuan; Hornbrook, Rebecca S.; Hills, Alan; Emmons, Louisa K.; Tilmes, Simone; Lamarque, Jean‐François; Jimenez, Jose L.; Campuzano‐Jost, Pedro; Nault, Benjamin A.; Crounse, John D.; Wennberg, Paul O.; Kim, Michelle; Allen, Hannah; Ryerson, Thomas B.; Thompson, Chelsea R.; Peischl, Jeff; Moore, Fred; Nance, David; Hall, Brad; Elkins, James; Tanner, David; Huey, L. Gregory; Hall, Samuel R.; Ullmann, Kirk; Orlando, John J.; Tyndall, Geoff S.; Flocke, Frank M.; Ray, Eric; Hanisco, Thomas F.; Wolfe, Glenn M.; Clair, Jason St.; Commane, Róisín; Daube, Bruce; Barletta, Barbara; Blake, Donald R.; Weinzierl, Bernadett; Dollner, Maximilian; Conley, Andrew; Vitt, Francis; Wofsy, Steven C.; Riemer, Daniel D.; Apel, Eric C. (American Geophysical Union, 2019-05-28)
    Abstract We report airborne measurements of acetaldehyde (CH₃CHO) during the first and second deployments of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Atmospheric Tomography Mission (ATom). The budget of CH₃CHO ...

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