Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

  1. M. D. McDonnell, E. Jones, M. E. Schwamb , K.-M. Aye, G. Portyankina, & C.J. Hansen, 2023, Planet Four: A Neural Network’s Search For Polar Spring-time Fans On Mars , Icarus, in press

  2. T. Lister, M. S. P. Kelley, C. E. Holt, H. H. Hsieh, M. T. Bannister, A.A Verma, M. M. Dobson, M. M., Knight, Y. Moulane, M. E. Schwamb, D. Bodewits, J. Bauer, J. Chatelain, E. Fernández-Valenzuela, D. Gardener, G. Gyuk, M. Hammergren, K. Huynh, E. Jehin, R. Kokotanekova, E. ,Lilly, M.-T Hui, A. McKay, C. Opitom, S. Protopapa, R. Ridden-Harper, C. Schambeau, C. Snodgrass, C. Stoddard-Jones, H. Usher, K. Wierzchos, P. A. Yanamandra-Fisher, Q. Ye, E. Gomez, & S. Greenstreet, 2022, The LCO Outbursting Objects Key Project: Overview and Year 1 Status , PSJ, 3, 173

  3. A. R. Khuller, L. Kerber, M. E. Schwamb, S. Beer, F. E. Nogal, R. Perry, W. Hood, K-M Aye, G. Portyankina, & C. J. Hansen, 2022, Irregular polygonal ridge networks in ancient Noachian terrain on Mars , Icarus, 374

  4. G. Portyankina, T. I. Michaels, K.-M. Aye, M.E. Schwamb , C. J. Hansen, & C. J. Lintott, 2022, Planet Four: Derived South Polar Martian Winds Interpreted Using Mesoscale Modeling , PSJ, 3, 31

  5. L. E. Buchanan, M. E. Schwamb , W. C. Fraser, M. T. Bannister, M. Marsset, R. E. Pike, D. Nesvorný, J. J. Kavelaars, S. D. Benecchi, M. J. Lehner, S-Y Wang, N. Peixinho, K. Volk, M. Alexandersen, Y-T Chen, B. Gladman, S. Gwyn, and J-M Petit, 2022, Col-OSSOS: Probing Ice Line/Color Transitions within the Kuiper Belt's Progenitor Populations, PSJ, 3, 9

  6. F. B. Bianco, Ž. Ivezić, R. L. Jones, M. L. Graham , P. Marshall, A. Saha, M. A. Strauss, P. Yoachim, T. Ribeiro, T. Anguita, A. E. Bauer, F. E. Bauer, E. C. Bellm, R. D. Blum, W. N. Brandt, S. Brough, M. Catelan, W. I. Clarkson, A. J. Connolly, E. Gawiser, J. E. Gizis , R. Hložek, S. Kaviraj, C. T. Liu, M. Lochner, A. A. Mahabal, R. Mandelbaum, P. McGehee, E. H. Neilsen Jr., K. A. G. Olsen, H. V. Peiris, J. Rhodes, G. T. Richards, S. Ridgway, M. E. Schwamb D. Scolnic, O. Shemmer , C. T. Slater, A. Slosar, S. J. Smartt, J. Strader, R. Street, D. E. Trilling, A. Verma, A. K. Vivas, R. H. Wechsler, & B. Willman, 2021, Optimization of the Observing Cadence for the Rubin Observatory Legacy Survey of Space and Time: A Pioneering Process of Community-focused Experimental Design, ApJS, 258, 1

  7. R. E. Pike, J. Kanwar, M. Alexandersen, Y.-T. Chen, & M. E. Schwamb , 2021, Characterizing the Discovery of a New Trans-Neptunian Object Binary in a Trailed Point-spread Function Search, PSJ, 2, 159

  8. W.C. Fraser, S. D. Benecchi, J. J. Kavelaars, M. Marsset, R. Pike, M. T. Bannister, M. E. Schwamb, K. Volk, D. Nesvorný, M. Alexandersen, Y-T, Chen, S. Gwyn, M. J. Lehner, & S-Y Wang, 2021, Col-OSSOS: The Distinct Colour Distribution of Single and Binary Cold Classical KBOs, PSJ, in press

  9. N. L Eisner, O. Barragán, C. Lintott, S. Aigrain, B. Nicholson, T. S. Boyajian, S. Howell, C. Johnston B. Lakeland, G. Miller, A. McMaster, H. Parviainen, E. J. Safron, M.E. Schwamb, L. Trouille, S. Vaughan, N. Zicher, C. Allen, S. Allen, M. Bouslog, C. Johnson, M. N. Simon, Z. Wolfenbarger, E. M. L. Baeten, D. M. Bundy, T. Hoffman, 2021, Planet Hunters TESS II: findings from the first two years of TESS, MNRAS, 501, 4

  10. G. Fedorets, M. Micheli, R. Jedicke, S. P. Naidu, Shantanu, D. Farnocchia, M. Granvik, N. Moskovitz, M. E. Schwamb, R. Weryk, K. Wierzchoś, E. Christensen, T. Pruyne, W. F. Bottke, Q. Ye, R. Wainscoat, M. Devogèle, L. E. Buchanan, A. A. Djupvik, D. M. Faes, D. R. Föhring, J. Roediger, T. Seccull, & A. B. Smith, 2020, Establishing Earth's Minimoon Population through Characterization of Asteroid 2020 CD3, AJ, 160, 277

  11. D. Nesvorný, D. Vokrouhlický, M. Alexandersen, M. T. Bannister L. E. Buchanan, Y-T Chen, B. J. Gladman, S. D. J. Gwyn, J. J. Kavelaars, J-M Petit, M. E. Schwamb, & K. Volk, 2020, OSSOS XX: The Meaning of Kuiper Belt Colors, AJ, 160, 46

  12. M. Marsset, W. C. Fraser, M. T. Bannister, M. E. Schwamb, R. E. Pike, Susan Benecchi, J. J. Kavelaars, M. Alexandersen, Y.-T. Chen, B. J. Gladman, S. D. J. Gwyn, J.-M. Petit & Kathryn Volk, 2020, Col-OSSOS: Compositional Homogeneity of Three Kuiper Belt Binaries, PSJ, 1, 1

  13. N. L. Eisner, O. Barragan,S. Aigrain,C. Lintott, G. Miller, N. Zicher, T. S. Boyajian, C. Briceno, E. M. Bryant, J. L. Christiansen, A. D. Feinstein, L. M. Flor-Torres, M. Fridlund, D. Gandolfi, J. Gilbert,N. Guerrero, J. M. Jenkins, K. Jones, M. H. Kristiansen, A. Vanderburg, N. Law, A. R. Lopez-Sanchez, A. W. Mann, E. J. Safron, M. E. Schwamb, K. G. Stassun, H. P. Osborn, J. Wang, A. Zic, C. Ziegler, F. Barnet, S. J. Bean, D. M. Bundy, Z. Chetnik, J. L. Dawson, J. Garstone, A. G. Stenner, M. Huten, S. Larish, L. D. Melanson, T. Mitchell, C. Moore, K. Peltsch, D. J. Rogers, C. Schuster, D. S. Smith, D. J. Simister, C. Tanner, I. Terentev & A. Tsymbal, 2020, Planet Hunters TESS I: TOI 813, a subgiant hosting a transiting Saturn-sized planet on an 84-day orbit , MNRAS, 494, 1

  14. C. Kiss, G. Marton, A. H. Parker, W. Grundy, A. Farkas-Takács, J. Stansberry, A. Pála, T. Müller, K. S. Noll, M. E. Schwamb, A. C. Barr, L. A. Young, & J. Vinkó, 2019, The mass and density of the dwarf planet (225088) 2007 OR10, Icarus, 334

  15. M. Alexandersen, S. D. Benecchi, Y-T Chen, M. R. Eduardo, A. Thirouin, M. E. Schwamb , M. J. Lehner, S-Y. Wang, M. T. Bannister, B. J. Gladman, S. D. J. Gwyn, J. J. Kavelaars, J.-M. Petit, & K. Volk, 2019, OSSOS XII: Variability studies of Trans-Neptunian Objects using the Hyper-Suprime Camera, AJ, 244, 19

  16. M. E. Schwamb , W. C. Fraser, Michele T. Bannister, M. Marsset, R. E. Pike, J. J. Kavelaars, S. D. Benecchi, M. J. Lehner, S.-Y. Wang, A. Thirouin, A. Delsanti, N. Peixinho, K. Volk, M. Alexandersen, Y.-T. Chen, B. Gladman, S. D. J. Gwyn, & J.-M. Petit, 2019, Col-OSSOS: The Colours of the Outer Solar System Origins Survey, ApJS,243,12

  17. M. Marsset, W. C. Fraser, R. E Pike, M. T. Bannister, M. E. Schwamb , K. Volk, J. J. Kavelaars, M. Alexandersen,Y.-T Chen, B. J. Gladman,S. D. J. Gwyn, & J.-M. Petit, 2019, Col-OSSOS: Color and Inclination Are Correlated throughout the Kuiper Belt , ApJ, 2019, 157, 3

  18. K.-M Aye, M. E. Schwamb, G. Portyankina, C. J. Hansen, A. McMaster, G. R.M. Miller, B. Carstensen, C. Snyder, M. Parrish, Stuart Lynn, C. Mai, David Miller, R. J. Simpson, & A. M. Smith, 2019, Planet Four: Probing Springtime Winds on Mars by Mapping the Southern Polar CO2 Jet Deposits , Icarus, 319

  19. S. D. Benecchi, C.M. Lisse, E.L. Ryan, R. P. Binzel, M. E. Schwamb, L. A. Young, & A. J. Verbiscier, 2018, K2 Lightcurve: Twelves Days on Pluto-Charon, Icarus, 314

  20. M. E. Schwamb, K.-M. Aye, G. Portyankina, C. J. Hansen, C. Allen, S. Allen, F. J. Calef III, S. Duca, A. McMaster, & G. R. M. Miller, 2018, Planet Four: Terrains - Discovery of Araneiforms Outside of the South Polar Layered Deposits, Icarus, 308

  21. M.T. Bannister, B. J. Gladman, J.J. Kavelaars, J.-M. Petit, K. Volk, Y.-T. Chen, M. Alexandersen, S. D. J. Gywn, M. E. Schwamb, S. Benecchi, N. Cabral, R. Dawson, A. Delsanti, W. C. Fraser, M. Granvik, S. Greenstreet, A. Guilbert-Lepoutre, W.-H. Ip, M. Jakubik, R. L. Jones, N. Kaib, P. Lacerda, C. Van Laerhoven, S. Lawler, M. J. Lehner, H. W. Lin, P. S. Lykawka, M. Marsset, R. Murray-Clay, R. E. Pike, P. Rousselot, C. Shankman, A. Thirouin, P. Vernazza, & S.-Y. Wang, 2017, OSSOS: 800+ trans-Neptunian objects --- the complete data release, AJ, 236, 18

  22. M. T. Bannister, M. E. Schwamb, W. C. Fraser, M. Marsset, A. Fitzsimmons, S. D. Benecchi, P. Lacerda, R. E. Pike, J.J. Kavelaars, A. B. Smith, S. O. Stewart, S.-Y. Wang, & M. J. Lehner, 2017, Col-OSSOS: Colors of the Interstellar Planetesimal 1I/`Oumuamua, ApJL, 851, L38

  23. R. E. Pike, W. C. Fraser, M. E. Schwamb, J. J. Kavelaars, M. Marsset, M. T. Bannister, M. J. Lehner, S.-Y. Wang, B. Gladman, J.-M. Petit, S. Gwyn, Y.-T. Chen, M. Alexandersen, & K. Volk, 2017, Col-OSSOS: Z Band Photometry Reveals Three Distinct TNO Surface Types, AJ, 154, 101

  24. M. T. Bannister, C. Shankman, K. Volk, Y.-T. Chen, N. Kaib, B. J. Gladman, M. Jakubik, J.J Kavelaars, W.C Fraser, M.E. Schwamb, J.-M. Petit, S.-Y. Wang, S. D. J. Gwyn, M. Alexandersen, & R. E. Pike, 2017, OSSOS: V. Diffusion in the orbit of a high-perihelion distant Solar System object, AJ, 153, 262

  25. W. C. Fraser, M T. Bannister, R. E. Pike, M. Marsset, M. E. Schwamb, J. J. Kavelaars, P. Lacerda, D. Nesvorný, K. Volk, A. Delsanti, S. Benecchi, M. J. Lehner, K. Noll, B.Gladman, J.-M. Petit, S. Gwyn, Y.-T. Chen, S.-Y.Wang, M. Alexandersen, T. Burdullis, S. Sheppard & Chad Trujillo, 2017, All planetesimals born near the Kuiper belt formed as binaries, Nature Astronomy, 1, 88

  26. M. T. Bannister, M. Alexandersen, S. D. Benecchi, Y.-T. Chen, A. Delsanti, W. C. Fraser, B. J. Gladman, M. Granvik, W. M. Grundy, A. Guilbert-Lepoutre, S. D. J. Gwyn, W.-H. Ip, M. Jakubik, R. L. Jones, N. Kaib, J. J. Kavelaars, P. Lacerda, S. Lawler, M. J. Lehner, H. W. Lin, P. S. Lykawka, M. Marsset, R. Murray-Clay, K. S. Noll, A. Parker, J.-M. Petit, R. E. Pike, P. Rousselot, M. E. Schwamb, C. Shankman, P. Veres, P. Vernazza, K. Volk, S.-Y. Wang, & R. Weryk, 2016, OSSOS: IV. Discovery of a dwarf planet candidate in the 9:2 resonance with Neptune, AJ, 152, 212

  27. M. T. Bannister et al. (M. E. Schwamb, 35th author) 2016, The Outer Solar System Origins Survey: Design and First-quarter Discoveries, AJ, 152, 70B

  28. A. C. Barr & M. E. Schwamb, 2016, Interpreting the Densities of the Kuiper Belt’s Dwarf Planets, MNRAS, 460,1542

  29. W. C. Fraser, M. Alexandersen, M. E. Schwamb, M. Marsset, R. E. Pike, J. J. Kavelaars, M. T. Bannister, S. Benecchi, & A. Delsanti, 2016, TRIPPy: Trailed Image Photometry in Python, AJ, 151, 158

  30. R. Schmitt et al. (M. E. Schwamb, 24th author), 2016, Planet Hunters X: Searching for Nearby Neighbors of 75 Planet and Eclipsing Binary Candidates from the K2 Kepler extended mission, AJ, 151, 159
  31. M. Kimura et al. (M. E. Schwamb, 17th author), 2015, Repetitive patterns in rapid optical variations in the nearby black-hole binary V404 Cygni, Nature, 529, 54

  32. R. Brasser & M. E. Schwamb, 2015, Reassessing the Formation of the Inner Oort cloud in an Embedded Star Cluster II: Probing the Inner Edge, MNRAS, 446, 3788

  33. J. R. Schmitt et al. (M. E. Schwamb 19th author), 2014,Planet Hunters VII. Discovery of a New Low-Mass, Low-Density Planet (PH3 c) Orbiting Kepler-289 with Mass Measurements of Two Additional Planets (PH3 b and d), ApJ, 795, 167

  34. J. R. Schmitt et al. (M. E. Schwamb 7th author), 2014, Planet Hunters VI: An Independent Characterization of KOI-351 and Several Long Period Planet Candidates from the Kepler Archival Data, AJ, 148, 28

  35. M.E. Schwamb, M.E. Brown, & W.C. Fraser, 2014, The Small Number of Large Kuiper belt objects, AJ, 147, 2

  36. A. Mao, et al. (M. E. Schwamb 5th author) Volunteering vs. Work for Pay: Incentives and Tradeoffs in Crowdsourcing, 2013, Proceedings of the First Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence Conference on Human Computation (HCOMP 2013).

  37. J. Wang, et al. (M. E. Schwamb 6th author), 2013, Planet Hunters V: A Confirmed Jupiter-Size Planet in the Habitable Zone and 42 Planet Candidates from the Kepler Archive Data, ApJ, 776,10

  38. D. Rabinowitz, M. E. Schwamb, E. Hadjiyska, S. Tourtellotte, & P. Rojo 2013, The Peculiar Photometric Properties of 2010 WG9: A Slowly Rotating Trans-Neptunian Object from the Oort Cloud, 2013, AJ, 146, 17

  39. C. J. Lintott, M. E. Schwamb et al. 2013, Planet Hunters: New Kepler planet candidates from analysis of quarter 2, AJ, 145 151

  40. M. E. Schwamb, J. A. Orosz, J. A. Carter, et al. 2013, Planet Hunters: A Circumbinary Planet in a Quadruple Star System, ApJ 768, 127

  41. D. Rabinowitz, M. E. Schwamb, E. Hadjiyska, & S. Tourtellotte, 2013, The La Silla – QUEST Kuiper Belt Survey, AJ, 144, 140

  42. M. E. Schwamb, C. J. Lintott, D. A. Fischer, et al., 2012. Planet Hunters: Assessing the Kepler Inventory of Short Period Planets, ApJ, 754, 129

  43. R. Brasser, M. E. Schwamb, P. S. Lykawka, & R. Gomes, 2012, An Oort cloud origin for the high-inclination, high-perihelion Centaurs, MNRAS, 420, 3396

  44. D. A. Fischer, M. E. Schwamb, et al., 2012, The First Two Planet Candidates Identified by the Public using the Kepler Public Archive Data, MNRAS, 419, 2900

  45. R. Brasser, M. J. Duncan, H. F. Levison, M. E. Schwamb, & M. E. Brown, 2012,Reassessing the formation of the inner Oort cloud in an embedded star cluster, Icarus, 217, 1

  46. W. C. Fraser, M.E. Brown, & M. E. Schwamb, 2010, The Luminosity Function of the Hot and Cold Kuiper belt Populations, Icarus, 10, 944

  47. M. E. Schwamb, M. E. Brown, D. L. Rabinowitz, & D. Ragozzine, 2010, Properties of the Distant Kuiper Belt: Results from the Palomar Distant Solar System Survey, ApJ, 20,1691

  48. M. E. Schwamb, M.E Brown, & D. L. Rabinowitz, 2009, A Search for Distant Solar System Bodies in the Region of Sedna, ApJL, 694, L45

  49. M. J. Lehner et al. (M. E. Schwamb 5th author) 2009, The Taiwanese-American Occultation Survey: The Multi-Telescope Robotic Observatory, PASP, 12, 138

  50. C. Night, R. Di Stefano,& M. Schwamb, 2008, Beyond Caustic Crossings: Properties of Binary Microlensing Light Curves, ApJ, 686, 785

  51. J. H. Wang, M. E. Schwamb et. al. 2008, The Early Optical Brightening in the GRB 071010B, ApJL, 679,L5
Selected Non-Peer Reviewed Publications

  1. M. E. Schwamb, M. M. Knight, G. H Jones, C. Snodgrass, L. Bucci, J. Manuel Sánchez Pérez, Nikolai Skuppin, & the Comet Interceptor Science Team, 2020, Potential Backup Targets for Comet Interceptor, RNAAS, 4,21

  2. M. E. Schwamb , H. Hsieh, M. T. Bannister, D. Bodewits, S. R. Chesley, W. C. Fraser, M. Granvik, R. L. Jones, M. Jurić, M. S. P. Kelley, D. Ragozzine, D.E. Trilling, & K. Volk, 2019, A Software Roadmap for Solar System Science with the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope, RNAAS,3,151

  3. M. E. Schwamb, K. Volk, H. W. Lin, M. S. P. Kelley, M. T. Bannister, H. Hsieh, R. L. Jones, M. Mommert, C. Snodgrass, D. Ragozzine, S. R. Chesley, S. S. Sheppard, M. Juric, & M. W. Buie, 2018, A Northern Ecliptic Survey for Solar System Science, LSST Cadence Optimization White Paper, arxiv: 1812.01149

  4. M. E. Schwamb , H. F. Levison, & M. W. Buie, 2018, Opportunities for the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope to Find New L5 Trojan and Hilda Lucy Encounter Targets, RNAAS, 2,159

  5. M. E. Schwamb , R. L. Jones, S. R. Chesley, A. Fitzsimmons, W. C. Fraser, M. J. Holman, H. Hsieh, D. Ragozzine, C. A. Thomas, D. E. Trilling, M. E. Brown, M. T. Bannister, D. Bodewits, M. de Val-Borro, D. Gerdes, M. Granvik, M. S. P. Kelley, M. M. Knight, R. L. Seaman, Q.-Z. Ye, & L. A. Young, 2018, Large Synoptic Survey Telescope Solar System Science Roadmap, arxiv: 802.01783

  6. M. E. Schwamb, 2014, Solar System: Stranded in no-man’s-land, Nature, News & Views, 507 7493