Publication List



2014



M.M. Hedman, P.D. Nicholson. More Kronoseismology with Saturn's Rings Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 444:1369-1388 (2014) [arXiv] [PDF] [SOM]

P.D. Nicholson, R.G. French, C.A. McGhee-French, M.M. Hedman, E.A. Marouf, J.E. Colwell, K. Lonergran, T. Sepersky. Noncircular features in Saturn's rings II: The C ring Icarus 241:373-396 (2014) [PDF]

G. Filacchione, M. Ciarniello, F. Capaccioni, R.N. Clark, P.D. Nicholson, M.M. Hedman, J.N. Cuzzi, D.P. Cruikshank, C.M. Dalle Ore, R.H. Brown, P. Cerroni, N. Altobelli, L.J. Spilker. Cassini-VIMS observations of Saturn's main rings: I Spectral properties and temperature radial profiles variability with phase angle and elevation. Icarus 241:45-65 (2014) [PDF]

M.M. Hedman, P.D. Nicholson, H. Salo Exploring overstabilities in Saturn's A ring using two stellar occultations The Astronomical Journal 148:15 (2014) [arXiv] [PDF]

M.M. Hedman, J.A. Burt, J.A. Burns, M.R. Showalter Non-circular features in Saturn's D ring: D68 Icarus 233:147-162 (2014) [arXiv] [PDF] Data File 1 Data File 2

D. Tamayo, M.M. Hedman, J.A. Burns First observations of the Phoebe ring in optical light Icarus 233:1-8 (2014) [arXiv] [PDF]

P.D. Nicholson, R.G French, M.M. Hedman, E.A. Marouf, J.E. Colwell. Noncircular features in Saturn's rings I: The edge of the B ring Icarus 227:152-175 (2014) [PDF]


2013



R.A. Harbison, P.D. Nicholson, M.M. Hedman. The smallest particles in Saturn's A and C rings Icarus 226:1225-1240 (2013) [PDF]

M.M. Hedman. Efficiently extracting energy from cosmological neutrinos. Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics 09:029 (2013) [PDF]

J.D. Gougen, B.J. Buratti, R.H. Brown, R.N. Clark, P.D. Nicholson, M.M. Hedman, R.R. Howell, C. Sotin, D.P. Cruikshank, K.H. Baines, K.J. Lawrence, J.R. Spencer, D.G. Blackburn. The temperature and width of an active fissure on Enceladus measured with Cassini VIMS during the 14 April 2012 South Pole flyover. Icarus 226:1128-1137 (2013) [PDF]

P.C. Thomas, J.A. Burns, M.M. Hedman, P. Helfenstein, S. Morrison, M.S. Tiscareno, J. Veverka. The inner small satellites of Saturn: A variety of worlds Icarus 226:999-1019 (2013) [PDF]

M.M. Hedman, C.M. Gosmeyer, P.D. Nicholson, C. Sotin, R.H. Brown. R.N. Clark, K.H. Baines, B.J. Buratti, M.R. Showalter. An observed correlation between plume activity and tidal stresses on Enceladus Nature 500:182-184 (2013) [PDF] [SOM]

P.N. Stewart, P.G. Tuthill, M.M. Hedman, P.D. Nicholson, J.P. Lloyd. High-angular-resolution stellar imaging with occultations from the Cassini spacecraft - I. Observational technique MNRAS 433:2286-2293 (2013) [arXiv] [PDF]

M.M. Hedman and P.D. Nicholson. Kronoseismology: Using density waves in Saturn's C ring to probe the planet's interior. The Astronomical Journal 146:12 (2013) [arXiv] [PDF]

M.S. Tiscareno, C.J. Mitchell, C.D. Murray, D. Di Nino, M.M. Hedman, J. Schmidt, J.A. Burns, J.N. Cuzzi, C.C. Porco, K. Beurle. Observations of ejecta clouds produced by impacts onto Saturn's rings Science 340:460-464 (2013) [PDF] [SOM]

M.M. Hedman, Planetary Ring Dynamics, in Celestial Mechanics , ed. Alexandra Celletti, in Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems(EOLSS), Developed under the Auspices of the UNESCO, Eolss Publishers, Oxford ,UK, http://www.eolss.net (2013) [PDF]

M.S. Tiscareno, M.M. Hedman, J.A. Burns, J. Castillo-Rogez. Compositions and Origins of Outer Planet Systems: Insights from the Roche Critical Density Astrophysical Journal Letters 765:L28 (2013) [arXiv] [PDF]

M.S. Tiscareno, M.M. Hedman, J.A. Burns, J.W. Weiss, C.C. Porco. Probing the inner boundaries of Saturn's A ring with the Iapetus -1:0 nodal bending wave Icarus 224:201-208 (2013) [arXiv] [PDF]

G. Filacchione, F. Capaccioni, R.N. Clark, P.D. Nicholson, D.P. Cruikshank, J.N. Cuzzi, J.I. Lunine, R.H. Brown, P. Cerroni, F. Tosi, M. Ciarniello B. J. Buratti, M.M. Hedman, E. Flamini. The radial distribution of water ice and chromophores across Saturn's ystem. The Astrophysical Journal 766:76-81 (2013) [arXiv] [PDF]

M.M. Hedman, J.A. Burns, D.P. Hamilton, M.R. Showalter. Of horseshoes and heliotropes: Dynamics of dust in the Encke Gap Icarus 223:252-276 (2013) [arXiv] [PDF]

M.M. Hedman, P.D. Nicholson, J.N. Cuzzi, R.N. Clark, G. Filacchione, F. Capaccioni, M. Ciarniello. Connections between spectra and structure in Saturn's main rings based on Cassini VIMS data Icarus 223:105-130 (2013) [arXiv] [PDF]


2012


G. Filacchione, F. Capaccioni, M. Ciarnello, R.N. Clark, J.N. Cuzzi, P.D. Nicholson, D. Cruikshank, M.M. Hedman, B.J. Buratti, J.I. Lunine, L.A. Soderblom, F. Tosi, P. Cerroni, R.H. Brown, T.B. McCord, R. Jaumann, K. Stephan, K.H. Baines, E. Flamini Saturn's icy satellites and rings investigated by Cassini-VIMS: III - Radial compositional variability Icarus 220:1064-1096 (2012) [arXiv] [PDF]

R.S. French, M.R. Showalter, R. Sfair, G.A. Arguelles, M. Pajuelo, P. Becerra, M.M. Hedman, P.D. Nicholson. The brightening os Saturn's F ring Icarus 219:181-193 (2012) [PDF]

M.M. Hedman, J.A. Burns, D.P. Hamilton, M.R. Showalter. The three-dimensional structure of Saturn's E ring Icarus 217:322-328 (2012) [arXiv] [PDF]


2011


M.M. Hedman, P.D. Nicholson, M.R. Showalter, R.H. Brown, B.J. Buratti, R.N. Clark, K. Baines, C. Sotin. The Christiansen Effect in Saturn's narrow dusty rings and the spectral identification of clumps in the F ring. Dynamics of dust from Saturn's irregular satellites. Icarus 215:695-711 (2011) [arXiv] [PDF]

S. Vahidinia, J.N. Cuzzi, M.M. Hedman, B. Draine, R.N. Clark, T. Roush, G. Filacchione, P.D. Nicholson, R.H. Brown, B.J. Buratti, C. Sotin. Saturn's F ring grains: Aggregates made of crystalline water ice. Icarus 215:682-694 (2011) [PDF]

D. Tamayo, J.A. Burns, D.P. Hamilton, M.M. Hedman Finding the trigger to Iapetus' odd global albedo pattern: Dynamics of dust from Saturn's irregular satellites. Icarus 215:260-278 (2011) [arXiv] [PDF]

M.M. Hedman, J.A. Burns, M.W. Evans, M.S. Tiscareno, C.C. Porco. Saturn's curiously corrugated C ring. Science 332:708-711 (2011) [PDF]

M.R. Showalter, M.M. Hedman, J.A. Burns. The Impact of comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 sends ripples through the rings of Jupiter. Science 332:711-713 (2011) [PDF]


2010


M.M. Hedman, J.A. Burt, J.A. Burns, M.S. Tiscareno. The shape and dynamics of a heliotropic dusty ringlet in the Cassini Division. Icarus 210:284-297 (2010) [arXiv] [PDF]

R. West, B. Knowles, E. Birath, S. Charnoz, D. di Nino M.M. Hedman, P. Helfenstein, A. McEwen, J. Perry, C. Porco, J. Salmon, H. Throop, D. Wilson. In-flight calibration of the Cassini imaging science sub-system cameras. Planetary and Space Science 58:1475-1488 (2010) [PDF]

M.S. Tiscareno, J.A. Burns, M. Sremcevic, K. Beurle, M.M. Hedman, N.J. Cooper, A.J. Milano, M.W. Evans, C.C. Porco, J.N. Spitale, J.W. Weiss. Physical Characteristics and Non-Keplerian Orbital Motion of "Propeller" Moons Embedded in Saturn's Rings. The Astrophysical Journal 718:L92-L96 (2010) [PDF]

M.S. Tiscareno, J.A. Burns, J.N. Cuzzi, M.M. Hedman. Cassini imaging search rules out rings around Rhea. Geophysical Research Letters 37:L14205 (2010) [PDF]

M.M. Hedman, N.J. Cooper, C.D. Murray, K. Beurle, M.W. Evans, M.S. Tiscareno, J.A. Burns. Aegaeon (Saturn LIII), a G-ring object. Icarus 207 (2010) 433-447 [arXiv] [PDF]

P.D. Nicholson and M.M.Hedman. Self-gravity wake parameters in Saturn's A and B rings. Icarus 206:410-423 (2010) [PDF]

J.N. Cuzzi, J.A. Burns, S. Charnoz, R.N. Clark, J.E. Colwell, L. Dones, L.W. Esposito, G. Filacchione, R.G. French, M.M. Hedman, S. Kempf, E.A.Marouf, C.D. Murray, P.D. Nicholson, C.C. Porco, J. Schmidt, M.R. Showalter, L.J. Spiker, J.N. Spitale, R. Srama, M. Sremcevic, M.S. Tiscareno, J. Weiss. An Evolving View of Saturn's Dynamic Rings. Science 327:1470- (2010) [PDF]

M.S. Tiscareno, R.P. Perrine, D.C. Richardson, M.M. Hedman, J.W. Weiss, C.C. Porco, J.A. Burns. An Analytic Parameterization of Self-Gravity Wakes in Saturn's Rings, with Application to Occultations and Propellers. The Astronomical Journal 139:492-503 (2010) [PDF]

E. D'Aversa, G. Bellucci, P.D. Nicholson, M.M. Hedman, R.H. Brown, M.R. Showalter, F. Altieri, F.G. Carrozzo, G. FIlacchione, F. Tosi. The spectrum of Saturn ring spoke from Cassini/VIMS Geophysical Research Letters 37:L01203 (2010) [PDF]

M.M. Hedman, P.D. Nicholson, K.H. Baines, B.J. Buratti, C. Sotin, R.N. Clark, R.H. Brown, R.G. French, E.A. Marouf. The Architecture of the Cassini Division. The Astronomical Journal 139:228-251 (2010) [PDF]

M.M. Hedman. Constraints on clade ages from fossil outgroups. Paleobiology 36:16-31 (2010) [PDF]

2009


S. Charnoz, L. Dones, L.W. Esposito, P.R. Estrada, M.M. Hedman. Origin and Evolution of Saturn's Ring System, in Saturn from Cassini-Huygens ed. M.K. Dougherty, L.W. Esposito, S.M. Krimigis (2009)

M. Horanyi, J.A. Burns, M.M. Hedman, G.H. Jones, S. Kempf Diffuse Rings, in Saturn from Cassini-Huygens ed. M.K. Dougherty, L.W. Esposito, S.M. Krimigis (2009)

M.M. Hedman, J.A. Burns, M.S. Tiscareno, C.C. Porco. Organizing some very tenuous things: Resonant structures in Saturn's faint rings. Icarus 202:260-279 (2009) [PDF]

A. Bellucci, B. Sicardy, P. Drossart, P. Rannou, P.D. Nicholson, M.M. Hedman, K.H. Baines, B.J. Buratti. Titan solar occultation observed by Cassini/VIMS: Gas absorption and constraints on aerosol composition. Icarus 201:198-216 (2009) [PDF]

M.M. Hedman, P.D. Nicholson, M.R. Showalter, R.H. Brown, B.J. Buratti, R.N. Clark. Spectral Observations of the Enceladus Plume with Cassini-VIMS. The Astrophysical Journal 693:1749-1762 (2009) [PDF] [Data]

M.M. Hedman, C.D. Murray, N.J. Cooper, M.S. Tiscareno, K. Beurle, M.W. Evans, J.A. Burns. Three tenuous rings/arcs for three tiny moons. Icarus 199:378-386 (2009) [PDF]


2008


C. Bischoff, L. Hyatt, J.J. McMahon, G.W. Nixon, D. Samtleben, K.M. Smith, K. Vanderlinde, D. Barkats, P. Farese, T. Gaier, J.O. Gundersen, M.M. Hedman, S.T. Staggs, B. Winstein. New Measurements of Fine-Scale CMB Polarization Power Spectra from CAPMAP at Both 40 and 90 GHz. The Astrophysical Journal 684:771-789 (2008) [PDF]

K.M. Pitman, B.J. Buratti, J.A. Mosher, J.M. Bauer, T.W. Momary, R.H. Brown, P.D. Nicholson, M.M. Hedman. First High Solar Phase Angle Observations of Rea Using Cassini VIMS: Upper Limits on Water Vapor and Geologic Activity. The Astrophysical Journal 680:L65-L68 (2008) [PDF]

L.W. Esposito, B.K. Meinke, J.E. Colwell, P.D. Nicholson, M.M. Hedman. Moonlets and clumps in Saturn's F ring. Icarus 194:278-289 (2008) [PDF]

M.S. Tiscareno, J.A. Burns, M.M. Hedman, C.C. Porco. The Population of Propellers in Saturn's A Ring. The Astronomical Journal 135:1083-1091 (2008) [PDF]

A. Coradini, F. Tosi, A.I. Gavrishin, F. Capaccioni, P. Cerroni, G. Filacchione, A. Adriani, R.H. Brown, G. Bellucci, V. Formisano, E. D'Aversa, J.I. Lunine, K.H. Baines, J.-P. Bibring, B.J. Buratti, R.N. Clark, D.P. Cruikshank, M. Combes, P. Drossart, R. Jaumann, Y. Langevin, D.L. Matson, T.B. McCord, V. Mennella, R.M. Nelson, P.D. Nicholson, B. Sicardy, C. Sotin, M.M. Hedman, G.B. Hansen, C.A. Hibbits, M. Showalter, C. Griffith, G. Strazzulla. Identification of spectral units on Phoebe. Icarus 193:233-251 (2008) [PDF]

P.D. Nicholson, M.M. Hedman, R.N. Clark, M.R. Showalter, D.P. Cruikshank, J.N, Cuzzi, G. Filacchione, F. Capaccioni, P. Cerroni, G.B. Hansen, B. Sicardy, P. Drossart, R.H. Brown, B.J. Buratti, K.H. Baines, A. Coradini. A close look at Saturn's ring with Cassini VIMS. Icarus 193:182-212 (2008) [PDF]


2007


M.M. Hedman. The Age of Everything University of Chicago Press (2007)

M.M. Hedman, J.A. Burns, M.S. Tscareno, C.C. Porco, G.H. Jones, E. Roussos, N. Krupp, C. Paranicas, S. Kempf. The Source of Saturn's G Ring. Science 317:653-656 (2007) [PDF] [SOM]

M.S. Tiscareno, J.A. Burns, P.D. Nicholson, M.M. Hedman, C.C. Porco. Cassini imaging of Saturn's rings. II. A wavelet technique for analysis of density waves and other radial structure in the rings. Icarus 189:14:34 (2007) [PDF]

M.M. Hedman, P.D. Nicholson, H. Salo, B.D. Wallis, B.J. Buratti, Kevin H. Baines, R.H. Brown and R.N. Clark. Self-gravity Wake Structures in Saturn's A Ring Revealed by Cassini VIMS. The Astronomical Journal 133:2624-2629 (2007) [PDF]

M.M. Hedman, J.A. Burns, M.R. Showalter, C.C. Porco, P.D. Nicholson, A.S. Bosh, M.S. Tiscareno, R.H. Brown, B.J. Buratti, K.H. Baines, R.N. Clark. Saturn's dynamic D ring. Icarus 188:89-107 (2007) [PDF]


2006


M.S. Tiscareno, P.D. Nicholson, J.A. Burns, M.M. Hedman, C.C. Porco. Unraveling Temporal Variability in Saturn's Spiral Density Waves: Results and Predictions. The Astrophysical Journal 651:L65-L68 (2006) [PDF]

M.S. Tiscareno, J.A. Burns, M.M. Hedman, C.C. Porco, J.W. Weiss, L. Dones, D.C. Richardson, C.D.Murray. 100-metre-diameter moonlets in Saturn's A ring from observations of 'propeller' structures. Nature 440:648-650 (2006) [PDF]


2005


D. Barkats, C. Bischoff, P. Farese, T.Gaier, J.O. Gundersen, M.M. Hedman, L. Hyatt, J.J. Mcmahon, D. Samtleben, S.T. Staggs, E. Stefanescu, K. Vanderlinde, B. Winstein. Cosmic Microwave Background Polarimetry Using Correlation Receivers with the PIQUE and CAPMAP Experiments. The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series 159:1-26 (2005) [PDF]

D. Barkats, C. Bischoff, P.Farese, L. Fitzpatrick, T.Gaier, J.O. Gundersen, M.M. Hedman,L. Hyatt, J.J. McMahon, D.Samtleben, S.T. Staggs, K. Vanderlinde. B. Winstein. First Measurements of the Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation at Small Angular Scales from CAPMAP. The Astrophysical Journal 619:L127-L130 (2005) [PDF]


2004




2003


W. Hu, M.M. Hedman, M. Zaldarriaga. Benchmark parameters for CMB polarization experiments. Physical Review D 67:043004 (2003) [PDF]

A. de Oliviera-Costa, M.Tegmark, M. Zaldarriaga, D. Barkats, J.O. Gundersen, M.M. Hedman, S.T.Staggs, B. Winstein. First attempt at measuring the CMB cross-polarization. Physical Review D 67:023003 (2003) [PDF]


2002


M.M. Hedman, D. Barkats, J.O. Gundersen, J.J.McMahon, S.T. Staggs, B. Winstein. New Limits on the Polarized Anisotropy of the Cosmic Microwave Background at Subdegree Angular Scales. The Astrophysical Journal 573:L73-L76 (2002) [PDF]

M.M. Hedman. THe Princeton IQU Experiment and Constraints on the Polarization of the Cosmic Microwave Background at 90 GHz. Ph.D. Thesis (2002).

S.T.Staggs, D. Barkats, J.O. Gundersen, M.M. Hedman, C.P. Herzog, J.J. McMahon, B. Winstein. Calibrating CMB Polarization Telescopes, Astrophysical Polarized Backgrounds, AIP Conference Proceedings 609:183-186 (2002) [PDF]


2001


M.M. Hedman, D. Barkats, J.O. Gundersen, S.T. Stagga, B. Winstein. A Limit on the Polarized Anisotropy of the Cosmic Microwave Background at Subdegree Angular Scales. The Astrophysical Journal 548:L111-L114 (2001) [PDF]