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 440A: Hon/Our Place in the Universe
  • PHYS 954: Heliospheric Physics
  • PHYS 999: Doctoral Research

Selected Publications

Swaczyna, P., Eddy, T. J., Zirnstein, E. J., Dayeh, M. A., McComas, D. J., Funsten, H. O., & Schwadron, N. A. (2022). IBEX Ribbon Separation Using Spherical Harmonic Decomposition of the Globally Distributed Flux. ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL SUPPLEMENT SERIES, 258(1). doi:10.3847/1538-4365/ac2f47

Schwadron, N. A., Mobius, E., McComas, D. J., Bower, J., Bower, E., Bzowski, M., . . . Winslow, R. (2022). Interstellar Neutral He Parameters from Crossing Parameter Tubes with the Interstellar Mapping and Acceleration Probe Informed by 10 yr of Interstellar Boundary Explorer Observations. ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL SUPPLEMENT SERIES, 258(1). doi:10.3847/1538-4365/ac2fa9

Rahmanifard, F., Jordan, A. P., Wet, W. C., Schwadron, N. A., Wilson, J. K., Owens, M. J., . . . Riley, P. (n.d.). Evidence from Galactic Cosmic Rays That the Sun Has Likely Entered A Secular Minimum in Solar Activity. Space Weather. doi:10.1029/2021sw002796

Marchuk, A. V., Smith, C. W., Watson, A. S., Argall, M. R., Joyce, C. J., Isenberg, P. A., . . . Murphy, N. (2021). Low-frequency Waves due to Newborn Interstellar Pickup He+ Observed by the Ulysses Spacecraft. ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 923(2). doi:10.3847/1538-4357/ac2eb3

Giacalone, J., Burgess, D., Bale, S. D., Desai, M. I., Mitchell, J. G., Lario, D., . . . Joyce, C. J. (2021). Energetic Particles Associated with a Coronal Mass Ejection Shock Interacting with a Convected Magnetic Structure. ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 921(2). doi:10.3847/1538-4357/ac1ce1

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

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