Publications

  1. Spalding, C. & Winn, J. N., (2021), Tidal erasure of stellar obliquities constrains the timing of hot Jupiter formation, in rev.
  2. Spalding, C. & Hull, P. M., (2021), Towards Quantifying the Mass Extinction Debt of the Anthropocene, Proc. R. Soc. B., 288 20202332. (link)
  3. Schultz, K., Spalding, C., & Batygin, K., (2021), The distribution of mutual inclinations arising from the stellar quadrupole moment, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 506(2), 2999-3009(link)
  4. Spalding, C. & Millholland, S. C., (2020), Stellar Oblateness versus Distant Giants in Exciting Kepler Planet Mutual Inclinations, The Astronomical Journal, 160, 105. (link)
  5. Millholland, S. C. & Spalding, C., (2020) Formation of Ultra-Short-Period Planets by Obliquity-Driven Tidal Runaway, The Astrophysical Journal, 905(1), 71 (link)
  6. 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)
  7. Lapôtre, M. G. A., O’Rourke, J. G., Schaefer, L. K., Siebach, K. L., Spalding, C., Tikoo, S. M. & Wordsworth, R. D. (2020) Probing space to know Earth, Nature Reviews Earth & Env., 1-12 (link)
  8. Spalding, C. (2019). Stellar winds as a mechanism to tilt the spin axes of Sun-like stars, The Astrophysical Journal, 879, 1. (link)
  9. 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)
  10. Spalding, C. (2018). The primordial Solar wind as a sculptor of terrestrial planet formation, The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 869L17(link) (Press release)
  11. 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)
  12. Spalding, C., Marx, N. W., & Batygin, K., (2018). The resilience of Kepler systems to stellar obliquity, The Astronomical Journal, 155, 4. (link)
  13. Spalding, C., Doering, C. & Flierl, G., (2017). Resonant activation of population extinctions, Phys. Rev. E, 96, 042411. (link)
  14. Spalding, C. & Batygin, K., (2017). A secular resonant origin for the loneliness of hot Jupiters, The Astronomical Journal, 154, 3. (link)
  15. Spalding, C., Finnegan, S. & Fischer, W., W., (2017). Energetic costs of calcification under ocean acidification, Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 31, 866. (link)
  16. Spalding, C. & Batygin, K., (2016), Spin-orbit misalignment as a driver of the Kepler dichotomy, The Astrophysical Journal, 830, 5. (link) (NewScientist)
  17. Spalding, C., Batygin, K. & Adams, F. C. (2016). Resonant removal of exomoons during planetary migration. The Astrophysical Journal, 817(1), 18. (link) (NewScientist)
  18. Spalding, C. & Batygin, K. (2015). Magnetic origins of the stellar mass-obliquity correlation in planetary systems. The Astrophysical Journal, 811(2), 82. (link) (NewScientist)
  19. 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)
  20. Spalding, C. & Batygin, K. (2014). Early excitation of spin-orbit misalignments in close-in planetary systems. The Astrophysical Journal, 790(1), 42. (link)