Nathan Schwadron

Phone: (603) 862-3451
Office: Physics, Morse Hall Rm 350, Durham, NH 03824
Nathan Schwadron


  • Ph.D., Physics, University of Michigan
  • B.A., Physics, Oberlin College

Courses Taught

  • PHYS 407: General Physics I
  • PHYS 408: General Physics II Recitation
  • PHYS 440A: Hon/Our Place in the Universe
  • PHYS 935: Statistical Physics
  • PHYS 954: Heliospheric Physics
  • PHYS 999: Doctoral Research

Selected Publications

Schwadron, N. A., & McComas, D. J. (2021). Switchbacks Explained: Super-Parker Fields-The Other Side of the Sub-Parker Spiral. ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 909(1). doi:10.3847/1538-4357/abd4e6

Young, M. A., Schwadron, N. A., Gorby, M., Linker, J., Caplan, R. M., Downs, C., . . . Cohen, C. M. S. (2021). Energetic Proton Propagation and Acceleration Simulated for the Bastille Day Event of 2000 July 14. ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 909(2). doi:10.3847/1538-4357/abdf5f

Allen, R. C., Ho, G. C., Mason, G. M., Li, G., Jian, L. K., Vines, S. K., . . . Wiedenbeck, M. (2021). Radial Evolution of a CIR: Observations From a Nearly Radially Aligned Event Between Parker Solar Probe and STEREO-A. GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, 48(3). doi:10.1029/2020GL091376

Looper, M. D., Mazur, J. E., Blake, J. B., Spence, H. E., Schwadron, N. A., Wilson, J. K., . . . Stubbs, T. J. (2020). Long-Term Observations of Galactic Cosmic Ray LET Spectra in Lunar Orbit by LRO/CRaTER. SPACE WEATHER-THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RESEARCH AND APPLICATIONS, 18(12). doi:10.1029/2020SW002543

Fuselier, S. A., Dayeh, M. A., Galli, A., Funsten, H. O., Schwadron, N. A., Petrinec, S. M., . . . Strangeway, R. J. (2020). Neutral Atom Imaging of the Solar Wind-Magnetosphere-Exosphere Interaction Near the Subsolar Magnetopause. GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, 47(19). doi:10.1029/2020GL089362

Heerikhuisen, J., Pogorelov, N. V., Zank, G. P., Crew, G. B., Frisch, P. C., Funsten, H. O., . . . Schwadron, N. A. (2010). PICK-UP IONS IN THE OUTER HELIOSHEATH: A POSSIBLE MECHANISM FOR THE INTERSTELLAR BOUNDARY EXplorer RIBBON. ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL LETTERS, 708(2), L126-L130. doi:10.1088/2041-8205/708/2/L126

McComas, D. J., Allegrini, F., Bochsler, P., Bzowski, M., Christian, E. R., Crew, G. B., . . . Zank, G. P. (2009). Global Observations of the Interstellar Interaction from the Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX). SCIENCE, 326(5955), 959-962. doi:10.1126/science.1180906

Schwadron, N. A., Bzowski, M., Crew, G. B., Gruntman, M., Fahr, H., Fichtner, H., . . . Zank, G. P. (2009). Comparison of Interstellar Boundary Explorer Observations with 3D Global Heliospheric Models. SCIENCE, 326(5955), 966-968. doi:10.1126/science.1180986

McComas, D. J., Ebert, R. W., Elliott, H. A., Goldstein, B. E., Gosling, J. T., Schwadron, N. A., & Skoug, R. M. (2008). Weaker solar wind from the polar coronal holes and the whole Sun. GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, 35(18). doi:10.1029/2008GL034896

von Steiger, R., Schwadron, N. A., Fisk, L. A., Geiss, J., Gloeckler, G., Hefti, S., . . . Zurbuchen, T. H. (2000). Composition of quasi-stationary solar wind flows from ulysses/solar wind ion composition spectrometer. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-SPACE PHYSICS, 105(A12), 27217-27238. doi:10.1029/1999JA000358

Most Cited Publications