Publications

  1. Spalding, C. & Millholland, S. C., (2020), Stellar Oblateness versus Distant Giants in Exciting Kepler Planet Mutual Inclinations, The Astronomical Journal, 160, 105. (link)
  2. Spalding, C. & Hull, P. M., The Mass Extinction Debt of the Anthropocene, submitted.
  3. Spalding, C. & Adams, F. C., (2020). The Solar wind prevents re-accretion of debris after Mercury’s giant impact, The Planetary Science Journal, 1, 1(link)
  4. Spalding, C. (2019). Stellar winds as a mechanism to tilt the spin axes of Sun-like stars, The Astrophysical Journal, 879, 1. (link)
  5. Spalding, C. & Fischer, W., W., (2019). A shorter Archean day-length biases interpretations of early Earth’s climate, Earth and Planetary Science Letters 514C, pp. 28-36. (link)
  6. Spalding, C. (2018). The primordial Solar wind as a sculptor of terrestrial planet formation, The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 869L17(link) (Press release)
  7. Spalding, C., Fischer, W., W. & Laughlin, G., (2018). An orbital window into the ancient Sun’s mass, The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 896, L19. (link) (Press release)
  8. Spalding, C., Marx, N. W., & Batygin, K., (2018). The resilience of Kepler systems to stellar obliquity, The Astronomical Journal, 155, 4. (link)
  9. Spalding, C., Doering, C. & Flierl, G., (2017). Resonant activation of population extinctions, Phys. Rev. E, 96, 042411. (link)
  10. Spalding, C. & Batygin, K., (2017). A secular resonant origin for the loneliness of hot Jupiters, The Astronomical Journal, 154, 3. (link)
  11. Spalding, C., Finnegan, S. & Fischer, W., W., (2017). Energetic costs of calcification under ocean acidification, Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 31, 866. (link)
  12. Spalding, C. & Batygin, K., (2016), Spin-orbit misalignment as a driver of the Kepler dichotomy, The Astrophysical Journal, 830, 5. (link) (NewScientist)
  13. Spalding, C., Batygin, K. & Adams, F. C. (2016). Resonant removal of exomoons during planetary migration. The Astrophysical Journal, 817(1), 18. (link) (NewScientist)
  14. Spalding, C. & Batygin, K. (2015). Magnetic origins of the stellar mass-obliquity correlation in planetary systems. The Astrophysical Journal, 811(2), 82. (link) (NewScientist)
  15. Spalding, C., Batygin, K. & Adams, F. C. (2014). Alignment of protostars and circumstellar disks during the embedded phase. The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 797(2), L29. (link)
  16. Spalding, C. & Batygin, K. (2014). Early excitation of spin-orbit misalignments in close-in planetary systems. The Astrophysical Journal, 790(1), 42. (link)

In preparation/ non-first author:

  1. Millholland, S. & Spalding, C. “Formation of Ultra-Short-Period Planets by Obliquity-Driven Tidal Runaway.” 2020, AAS Journals, submitted
  2. Lapôtre, M. G. A., O’Rourke, J. G., Schaefer, L. K., Siebach, K. L., Spalding, C., Tikoo, S. M. & Wordsworth, R. D. Probing space to know Earth, Nature Reviews Earth & Env., 1-12 (link)
  3. Schultz, K., Spalding, C., & Batygin, K., The predicted signatures of stellar obliquity within close-in planetary systems, in prep.
  4. Westacott, S., Spalding, C. & Hull, P. M.A preference for calcification over silicification in the Eumetazoa, in prep.