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

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, 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

Zaman, F., Townsend, L. W., de Wet, W. C., Schwadron, N. A., Spence, H. E., Wilson, J. K., . . . Looper, M. D. (2020). Absorbed doses from GCR and albedo particles emitted by the lunar surface. Acta Astronautica, 175, 185-189. doi:10.1016/j.actaastro.2020.05.040

Rahmanifard, F., Wet, W. C., Schwadron, N. A., Owens, M. J., Jordan, A. P., Wilson, J. K., . . . Townsend, L. W. (2020). Galactic Cosmic Radiation in the Interplanetary Space Through a Modern Secular Minimum. Space Weather, 18(9). doi:10.1029/2019sw002428

Dayeh, M. A., Szalay, J. R., Ogasawara, K., Fuselier, S. A., McComas, D. J., Funsten, H. O., . . . Zirnstein, E. J. (2020). First Global Images of Ion Energization in the Terrestrial Foreshock by the Interstellar Boundary Explorer. Geophysical Research Letters, 47(16). doi:10.1029/2020gl088188

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. The Astrophysical Journal, 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

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

McComas, D. J., Ebert, R. W., Elliott, H. A., Goldstein, B. E., Gosling, J. T., Schwadron, N. A., & Skoug, R. M. (n.d.). Weaker solar wind from the polar coronal holes and the whole Sun. Geophysical Research Letters, 35(18). doi:10.1029/2008gl034896

Most Cited Publications