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Prof David Kipping




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[80] Ment, K., Dittmann, J. A., Astudillo-Defru, N., Charbonneau, D., Irwin, J., Bonfils, X., Murgas, F., Almenara, J.-M., Forveille, T., Agol, E., Ballard, S., Berta-Thompson, Z. K., Bouchy, F., Cloutier, R., Delfosse, X., Doyon, R., Dressing, C. D., Esquerdo, G. A., Haywood, R. D., Kipping, D., Latham, D. W., Lovis, C., Newton, E. R., Pepe, F., Rodriguez, J. E., Santos, N. C., Tan, T.-G., Udry, S., Winters, J. G., Wünsche, A., 2018, A second planet with an Earth-like composition orbiting the nearby M dwarf LHS 1140, AAS Journals, submitted [arXiv]

[79] Kipping, D.
2018, Predicting the Orbit of TRAPPIST-1e, RNAAS, 2, 136 [arXiv]

Chen*, J. & Kipping, D. 2018, On the Rate of Abiogenesis from a Bayesian Informatics Perspective, Astrobiology, In Press [arXiv]

Suissa*, G. & Kipping, D., 2018, TRAPPIST-1e Has a Large Iron Core, RNAAS, 2, 31 [arXiv]

[76] Kipping, D.
, 2018, A Periodogram of Every Kepler Target and a Common Artifact at ~80 Minutes, RNAAS, 2, 15 [arXiv] [ADS]

[75] Kipping, D.
, Sandford*, E. & Jansen*, T. 2018, Two Thousand Kepler Phase Curves from Phasma, RNAAS, 2, 14 [arXiv]

Suissa*, G., Chen*, J. & Kipping, D., 2018, A HARDCORE model for constraining an exoplanet's core size, MNRAS, 476, 2613 [arXiv] [ADS]

Buchhave, L. A., Bitsch, B., Johansen, A., Latham, D.W., Bizzarro, M., Bieryla, A. & Kipping, D., 2018, Jupiter Analogues Orbit Stars with an Average Metallicity Close to that of the Sun, ApJ, 856, 37 [arXiv] [ADS]

Jansen*, T. & Kipping, D., 2018, Kepler's Dark Worlds: a Low Albedo for an Ensemble of Neptunian and Terran Exoplanets, MNRAS, 478, 3025 [arXiv]

McTier*, M. & Kipping, D., 2018, Finding Mountains with Molehills: The Detectability of Exotopography, MNRAS, 475, 4978 [arXiv] [ADS]

Yi*, J. S., Chen*, J. & Kipping, D., 2018, Forecasting the detectability of known radial velocity planets with the upcoming CHEOPS mission, MNRAS, 475, 3090 [arXiv] [ADS]

Lam*, C. & Kipping, D., 2018, A machine learns to predict the stability of circumbinary planets, MNRAS, 476, 5692 [arXiv] [ADS]

Teachey*, A., Kipping, D. & Schmitt, A., 2018, HEK VI: On the Dearth of Galilean Analogs in Kepler and the Exomoon Candidate Kepler-1625b I, AJ, 155, 36 [arXiv] [ADS]

[67] Kipping, D.
, 2018, Do planets remember how they formed, MNRAS, 473, 784 [arXiv] [ADS]

Chen*, J. & Kipping, D., 2018, Forecasted masses for seven thousands KOIs, MNRAS, 473, 2753 [arXiv] [ADS]

[65] Kipping, D.,
2017, Relativistic Light Sails, AJ, 153, 277 [arXiv] [ADS]

Saad-Olivera, X., Nesvorný, D., Kipping, D. & Roig, F., 2017, Masses of Kepler-46b, c from Transit Timing Variations, AJ, 153, 198 [arXiv] [ADS]

[63] Kipping, D.
, Cameron, C., Hartman, J. D., Davenport, J. R. A., Matthews, J. M., Sasselov, D., Rowe, J., Siverd, R. J., Chen*, J., Sandford*, E., Bakos, G. Á., Jordan, A., Bayliss, D., Henning, T., Mancini, L., Penev, K., Csubry, Z., Bhatti, W., Da Silva Bento, J., Guenther, D. B., Kuschnig, R., Moffat, A. F. J., Rucinski, S. M. & Weiss, W. W., 2017, No Conclusive Evidence for Transits of Proxima b in MOST photometry, AJ, 153, 93 [arXiv] [ADS]

[62] Kipping, D. & Lam*, C., 2017, Transit Clairvoyance: Enhancing TESS follow-up using artificial neural networks, MNRAS, 465, 3495 [arXiv] [ADS]

[61] Davenport, J., Kipping, D., Sasselov, D., Matthews, J. M. & Cameron, C., 2017, MOST Observations of our Nearest Neighbor: Flares on Proxima Centauri, ApJ, 829, 31 [arXiv] [ADS]

[60] Kipping, D.
& Angus*, R., 2016, Probabilistic inference of basic stellar parameters, ApJL, 823, L9 [arXiv] [ADS]

Chen*, J. & Kipping, D., 2017, Probabilistic Forecasting of the Masses and Radii of Other Worlds, ApJ, 834, 17 [arXiv] [ADS]

[58] Kipping, D. & Teachey*, A., 2016, A Cloaking Device for Transiting Planets, MNRAS, 459, 1233 [arXiv] [ADS]

[57] Kipping, D. & Sandford*, E., 2016, Observational biases for transiting planets, MNRAS, 463, 1323 [arXiv] [ADS]

[56] Kipping, D., Torres, G., Henze, C., Teachey*, A., Isaacson, H. T., Petigura, E. A., Marcy, G. W., Buchhave, L. A., Chen, J., Bryson, S. T. & Sanford*, E., 2016, A Transiting Jupiter Analog, ApJ, 820, 112 [arXiv] [ADS]

Weiss, L. M., Rogers, L. A., Isaacson, H. T., Agol, E., Marcy, G. W., Rowe, J. F., Kipping, D., Fulton, B. J., Lissauer, J. J., Howard, A. W., Fabrycky, D., 2016, Revised Masses and Densities of the Planets around Kepler-10, ApJ, 819, 83 [arXiv] [ADS]

Vanderburg, A., Johnson, J. A., Rappaport, S., Bieryla, A., Irwin, J., Lewis, J. A., Kipping, D. and 12 other authors not shown, 2015, A disintegrating minor planet transiting a white dwarf, Nature, 526, 546 [arXiv] [ADS]

[53] Kipping, D.
, 2015, Efficient, uninformative sampling of limb-darkening coefficients for a three-parameter law, MNRAS, 455, 1680 [arXiv] [ADS]

[52] Kipping, D.
, Schmitt, A., Huang, X., Torres, G., Nesvorný, D., Buchhave, L., Hartman, J. & Bakos, G., 2015, The Hunt for Exomoons with Kepler (HEK): V. A Survey of 41 Planetary Candidates for Exomoons, ApJ, 813, 14 [arXiv] [ADS]

Zuluaga, J., Kipping, D., Sucerquia, M. & Alvarado, J., 2015, A Novel Method For Identifying Exoplanetary Rings, ApJL, 803, L14 [arXiv] [ADS]

Tinetti, G., Drossart, P., Eccleston, P. & 348 other authors not shown, including Kipping, D., 2015, The EChO Science Case, Experimental Astronomy, 40, 329 [arXiv] [ADS]

Quinn, S., White, T., Latham, D., Chaplin, W., Handberg, R., Huber, D., Kipping, D., Payne, M. & 23 other authors not shown, 2014, KOI-1299: a red giant interacting with one of its two long period giant planets, ApJ, 803, 49 [arXiv] [ADS]

[48] Torres, G., Kipping, D., Fressin, F. & 23 other authors not shown, 2015, Validation of Twelve Small Kepler Transiting Planets in the Habitable-Zone, ApJ, 800, 99 [arXiv] [ADS]

[47] Kipping, D.
, Huang, X., Nesvorny, D., Torres, G., Buchhave, L., Bakos, G. & Schmitt, A., 2014, The Possible Moon of Kepler-90g is a False Positive, ApJL, 799, L14 [arXiv] [ADS]

Heller, R., Williams, D., Kipping, D., Limbach, M. A., Turner, E., Greenberg, R., Sasaki, T., Bolmont, E., Grasset, O., Lewis, K., Barnes, R. & Zuluaga, J. I., 2014, Formation, Habitability, and Detection of Extrasolar Moons, Astrobiology, 14, 798 [arXiv] [ADS]

Kipping, D., 2014, Bayesian priors for the eccentricity of transiting planets, MNRAS, 444, 2031 [arXiv] [ADS] [code available]

Kipping, D., Torres, G., Buchhave, L. A., Kenyon, S. J., Henze, C. E., Isaacson, H., Kolbl, R., Marcy, G. W., Bryson, S. T., Stassun, K. G. & Bastien, F. A., 2014, Discovery of a Transiting Planet Near the Snow-Line, ApJ, 795, 25 [arXiv] [ADS] [press release] [blog]

Béky*, B., Kipping, D., & Holman, M. J., 2014, SPOTROD: a semi-analytic model for transits of spotted stars, MNRAS, 442, 3686 [arXiv] [ADS] [code available]

Nesvorný, D., Kipping, D., & Terrell, D., 2014, Photo-Dynamical Analysis of Three Kepler Objects of Interest with Significant Transit Timing Variations, ApJ, 790, 31 [arXiv] [ADS]

Sliski*, D. H. & Kipping, D., 2014, A High False Positive Rate for Kepler Planetary Candidates of Giant Stars Using Asterodensity Profiling, ApJ, 788, 148 [arXiv] [ADS]

Béky*, B., Holman, M. J., Kipping, D., & Noyes, R. W., 2014, Stellar Rotation-Planetary Orbit Commensurability in the HAT-P-11 System, ApJ, 788, 1 [arXiv] [ADS]

[39] Kipping, D.
, Bastien, F., Stassun, K., Chaplin, W., Huber, D. & Buchhave, L. A., 2014, Flicker as a tool for characterizing planets through Asterodensity Profiling, ApJL, 785, L32 [arXiv] [ADS] [code available]

[38] Kipping, D.
, 2014, Characterizing Distant Worlds with Asterodensity Profiling, MNRAS, 440, 2164 [arXiv] [ADS] [cheat-sheet]

[37] Kipping, D., Nesvorný, D., Buchhave, L. A., Hartman, J., Bakos, G. Á. & Schmitt, A. R., 2014, The Hunt for Exomoons with Kepler (HEK): IV. A Search for Moons around M-Dwarfs, ApJ, 784, 28 [arXiv] [ADS] [press release] [watch press briefing]

[36] Kipping, D.
, 2013, Efficient, uninformative sampling of limb darkening coefficients for two-parameter laws, MNRAS, 435, 2152 [arXiv] [ADS]

Kipping, D., Forgan, D., Hartman, J., Nesvorny, D., Bakos, G. Á., Schmitt, A., Buchhave, L. A., 2013, The Hunt for Exomoons with Kepler (HEK): III. The First Search for an Exomoon around a Habitable-Zone Planet, ApJ, 777, 134 [arXix] [ADS] [watch animations]

[34] Nesvorný, D., Kipping, D., Terrell, D., Hartman, J., Bakos, G. Á. & Buchhave, L. A., 2013, KOI-142, the King of Transit Variations, is a Pair of Planets near the 2:1 Resonance, ApJ, 777, 3 [arXiv] [ADS]

[33] Kipping, D., Spiegel, D. S. & Sasselov, D., 2013, A simple, quantitative method to infer the minimum atmospheric height of small exoplanets, MNRAS, 434, 1883 [arXix] [ADS] [code available]

[32] Kipping, D., 2013, Parametrizing the eccentricity distribution with the Beta distribution, MNRAS, 434, L51 [arXix] [ADS] [code available]

[31] Forgan, D. & Kipping, D., 2013, Dynamical Effects on the Habitable Zone for Earth-like Exomoons, MNRAS, 432, 2994 [arXiv] [ADS]

[30] Kipping, D., Hartman, J., Buchhave, L., Schmitt, A., Bakos, G. Á. & Nesvorný, D., 2013, The Hunt for Exomoons with Kepler (HEK): II. Analysis of Seven Viable Satellite-Hosting Planet Candidates, ApJ, 770, 101 [arXiv] [ADS]

[29] Kipping, D., 2012, An Analytic Model for Rotational Modulations in the Photometry of Spotted Stars, MNRAS, 427, 2487 [arXiv] [ADS] [code available]

[28] Tinetti, G., Beaulieu, J. P., Henning, T. & 131 other authors not shown, including Kipping, D., 2012, EChO- Exoplanet Characterisation Observatory, Experimental Astronomy, 34, 11 [arXiv] [ADS]

[27] Nesvorný, D., Kipping, D., Buchhave, L., Bakos, G. Á., Hartman, J. & Schmitt, A., 2012, Discovery and Characterization of a Non-Transiting Planet Through Transit Timing Variations, Science, 336, 1133 [arXiv] [ADS] [press release]

[26] Hicken, M., Challis, P., Kirshner, R. & 36 other authors not shown, including Kipping, D., 2012, CfA4 - Light Curves for 94 Type Ia Supernovae, ApJS, 200, 12 [arXiv] [ADS]

[25] Kipping, D., Bakos, G. Á., Buchhave, L., Nesvorný, D. & Schmitt, A., 2012, The Hunt for Exomoons with Kepler (HEK): I. Description of a New Observational Project, ApJ, 750, 115 [arXiv] [ADS]

[24] Kipping, D., Dunn*, W., Jasinski*, J. & Manthri*, V., 2011, A novel method to photometrically constrain orbital eccentricities: Multibody Asterodensity Profiling (MAP), MNRAS, 421, 116 [arXiv] [ADS]

[23] Char, F., Unda-Sanzana, E., Kipping, D., Colazo, C., Núñez, R., Guzzo, P., Schneiter, M. & Colque, J. P., 2012, Seguimiento fotométrico de tránsitos exoplanetarios, BAAA, 55, 387 [ADS]

[22] Bakos, G. Á., Hartman, J., Torres, G., Latham, D. W., Kovács, G., Noyes, R. W., Fischer, D. A., Johnson, J. A., Marcy, G. W., Howard, A. W., Kipping, D., Esquerdo, G. A., Shporer, A., Béky, B., Buchhave, L. A., Perumpilly, G., Everett, M., Sasselov, D. D., Stefanik, R. P., Lázár, J., Papp, I. & Sári , P., 2011, HAT-P-20b--HAT-P-23b: Four Massive Transiting Extrasolar Planets, ApJ, 742, 116 [arXiv] [ADS]

[21] Kipping, D., & Spiegel, D., 2011, Detection of visible light from the darkest world, MNRAS, 417, L88 [arXiv] [ADS] [press release]

[20] Kipping, D., 2011, LUNA: an algorithm for generating dynamic planet-moon transits, MNRAS, 416, 689 [arXiv] [ADS]

[19] Kipping, D., Hartman, J., Bakos, G. Á., Torres, G., Latham, D. W., Bayliss, D., Kiss, L. L., Sato, B., Béky, B., Kovacs, G., Quinn, S., Buchhave, L., Andersen, J., Marcy, G. W., Howard, A. W., Fischer, D. A., Johnson, J. A., Noyes, R. W., Sasselov, D., Stefanik, R. P., Lazar, J., Papp, I., Sari, P. & Furesz, G., 2011, HAT-P-31b,c: A Transiting, Eccentric Hot-Jupiter and a Long-Period, Massive Third-Body, AJ, 142, 95 [arXiv] [ADS]

[18] Kipping, D. & Bakos, G. Á., 2010, Analysis of Kepler’s short-cadence photometry for TrES-2b, 2011, ApJ, 733, 36 [arXiv] [ADS]

[17] Beaulieu, J. -P., Tinetti, G., Kipping, D., Ribas, I., Barber, R. J., Y-K. Cho, J., Polichtchouk, I., Tennyson, J., Yurchenko, S. N., Griffith, C. A., Batista, V., Waldmann, I., Miller, S., Carey, S., Mousis, O., Fossey, S. J. & Aylward, A., 2011, Methane in the atmosphere of the transiting hot Neptune GJ436b?, ApJ, 731, 16 [arXiv] [ADS]

[16] Kipping, D. & Bakos, G. Á., 2010, An Independent Analysis of Kepler-4b Through Kepler-8b, ApJ, 730, 50 [arVix] [ADS]

[15] Hartman, J. D., Bakos, G. Á., Kipping, D., Torres, G., Kovács, G., Noyes, R. W., Latham, D. W., Howard, A. W., Fischer, D. A., Johnson, J. A., Marcy, G. W., Isaacson, H., Quinn, S. N., Buchhave, L. A., Béky, B., Sasselov, D. D., Stefanik, R. P., Esquerdo, G. A., Everett, M., Perumpilly, G., Lázár, J., Papp, I. & Sári, P., 2010, HAT-P-26b: A Low-Density Neptune-Mass Planet Transiting a K Star, ApJ, 728, 138 [arXiv] [ADS]

[14] Beaulieu, J. P., Kipping, D., Batista, V., Tinetti, G., Ribas, I., Crespo-Noriega, J. A., Griffith, C. A., Dong, S., Tennyson, J., Barber, R. J., Deroo, P., Fossey, S. J., Liang, D., Swain, M. R., Yung, Y. & Allard, N., 2009, Water in HD 209458b’s atmosphere from 3.6 - 8 microns IRAC photometric observations in primary transit, MNRAS, 409, 266 [arVix] [ADS]

[13] Kipping, D., Bakos, G. Á., Hartman, J., Torres, G., Shporer, A., Latham, D. W., Kovacs, G., Noyes, R. W., Howard, A. W., Fischer, D. A., Johnson, J. A., Marcy, G. W., Béky, B., Perumpilly, G., Esquerdo, G. A., Sasselov, D. D., Stefanik, R. P., Lazar, J., Papp, I. & Sari, P., 2010, HAT-P-24b: An inflated hot-Jupiter on a 3.36d period transiting a hot, metal-poor star, ApJ, 725, 2017 [arXiv] [ADS]

[12] Kipping, D., 2010, How to weigh a star using a moon, MNRAS, 409, L119 [arXiv] [ADS]

[11] Kipping, D., 2010, Binning is Sinning: Morphological Lightcurve Distortions due to Finite Integration Time, MNRAS, 408, 1758 [arVix] [ADS]

[10] Kipping, D. & Tinetti, G., 2010, Nightside Pollution of Exoplanet Transit Depths, MNRAS, 407, 2589 [arXiv] [ADS]

[9] Kipping, D., 2010, Investigations of approximate expressions for the transit duration, MNRAS, 407, 301 [arXiv] [ADS]

[8] Torres G., Bakos G. A., Hartman J., Kovacs G., Noyes R. W., Latham D. W., Fischer D. A., Johnson J. A., Marcy G. W., Howard A. W., Sasselov D. D., Kipping D., Stefanik R. P., Esquerdo G. A., Everett M. E., Lazar J., I. Papp I. & Sari, P., 2010, HAT-P-14b: A 2 Jupiter-mass exoplanet transiting a bright F star, ApJ, 715, 458 [arXiv] [ADS]

[7] Tinetti, G., Griffith, C. A., Swain, M. R., Deroo, P., Beaulieu, J. P., Vasisht, G., Kipping, D., Waldmann, I., Tennyson, J., Barber, R. J., Bouwman, J., Allard, N. & Brown, L. R., 2010, Exploring extrasolar worlds: from gas giants to terrestrial habitable planets, Faraday Discussions, 147, 369 [ADS]

[6] Kipping, D., Fossey, S. & Campanella*, G. 2009, On the detectability of habitable exomoons with Kepler-class photometry, MNRAS, 400, 398 [arXiv] [ADS]

[5] Kipping, D., 2009, Transit timing effects due to an exomoon II, MNRAS, 396, 1797 [arXiv] [ADS]

[4] Fossey, S., Waldmann, I. & Kipping, D., 2009, Detection of a transit by the companion to HD 80606, MNRAS, 396, L16 [arXiv] [ADS] [press release]

[3] Kipping, D., 2009, Transit timing effects due to an exomoon, MNRAS, 392, 181 [arXiv] [ADS] [watch interview]

[2] Kipping, D., 2008, Transiting planets - lightcurve analysis for eccentric orbits, MNRAS, 389, 1383 [arXiv] [ADS]

[1] Kipping, D., Gähler, R. & Habicht, K. 2007, Small angle neutron scattering at very high time resolution: Principle and simulations of TISANE, Physics Letters A, 372, 1541 [ADS]


[1] Kipping, D., The Transits of Extrasolar Planers with Moon, Springer, 2011 [arXiv] [ADS] [Amazon USA] [Amazon UK] [Foyles UK]


[4] Lillo-Box, J., Kipping, D., Rebollido, I., Figueira, P., Leleu, A., Correia, A., Robutel, P., Santos, N. C., Barrado, D., Montesinos, B., Boekholt, T., Towards completing Planetary Systems: The role of minor bodies on life growth and survival, White paper submitted in response to the solicitation of feedback for the "Exoplanet Science Strategy" by the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine; March, 2018 [arXiv]

[3] Kipping, D., Hunting for Alien Moons, cover article for Australian Sky & Telescope Magazine, August 2009 [cover]

[2] Kipping, D., Alla Ricerca Delle Esolune, feature article for Le Stelle, August 2009 [cover]

[1] Kipping, D., How to Find an Exomoon, feature article for Sky & Telescope Magazine, July 2009 [cover]