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 999: Doctoral Research

Selected Publications

Swaczyna, P., Schwadron, N. A., Möbius, E., Bzowski, M., Frisch, P. C., Linsky, J. L., . . . Zank, G. P. (2022). Mixing Interstellar Clouds Surrounding the Sun. ApJL, 937 (2022), L32. Retrieved from

Zaman, F. A., Townsend, L. W., de Wet, W. C., Looper, M. D., Brittingham, J. M., Burahmah, N. T., . . . Smith, S. S. (2022). Modeling the Lunar Radiation Environment: A Comparison Among FLUKA, Geant4, HETC-HEDS, MCNP6, and PHITS. SPACE WEATHER-THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RESEARCH AND APPLICATIONS, 20(8). doi:10.1029/2021SW002895

Galli, A., Wurz, P., Schwadron, N. A., Fairchild, K., Heirtzler, D., Mobius, E., . . . McComas, D. J. (2022). One Solar Cycle of Heliosphere Observations with the Interstellar Boundary Explorer: Energetic Neutral Hydrogen Atoms Observed with IBEX-Lo from 10 eV to 2 keV. ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL SUPPLEMENT SERIES, 261(2). doi:10.3847/1538-4365/ac69c9

Hollick, S. J., Smith, C. W., Pine, Z. B., Argall, M. R., Joyce, C. J., Isenberg, P. A., . . . Richardson, J. D. (2022). Magnetic Waves Excited by Newborn Pickup H+ Near Jupiter: Neutral Hydrogen Loss by the Planetary System. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-SPACE PHYSICS, 127(7). doi:10.1029/2021JA030086

Mitchell, J. G., Leske, R. A., De Nolfo, G. A., Christian, E. R., Wiedenbeck, M. E., McComas, D. J., . . . Szalay, J. R. (2022). First Measurements of Jovian Electrons by Parker Solar Probe/IS circle dot IS within 0.5 au of the Sun. ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 933(2). doi:10.3847/1538-4357/ac75ce

Kasper, J. C., Bale, S. D., Belcher, J. W., Berthomier, M., Case, A. W., Chandran, B. D. G., . . . Schwadron, N. A. (2019). Alfvenic velocity spikes and rotational flows in the near-Sun solar wind. NATURE, 576(7786), 228-+. doi:10.1038/s41586-019-1813-z

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

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