Peer-Reviewed Publications

Ella Sciamma-O’Brien, Thomas Drant, and Nicholas Wogan (2024). In an exoplanet atmosphere far, far away. Nature News & Views. DOI:10.1038/s41570-024-00586-2.

Nicholas Wogan, Natasha Batalha, Kevin Zahnle, Joshua Krissansen-Totton, Shang-Min Tsai, and Renyu Hu (2024). JWST observations of K2-18b can be explained by a gas-rich mini-Neptune with no habitable surface. Astrophysical Journal Letters. DOI:10.3847/2041-8213/ad2616.

Zoe Todd, Nicholas Wogan, and David Catling (2024). Environmental influences on the formation of ferrocyanide and implications for prebiotic chemistry. ACS Earth and Space Chemistry. DOI:10.1021/acsearthspacechem.3c00213.

Nicholas Wogan, David Catling, Kevin Zahnle, Roxana Lupu (2023). Origin of life molecules in the atmosphere after big impacts on the early Earth. Planetary Science Journal. DOI:10.3847/PSJ/aced83.

Zachary Cohen, Zoe Todd, Nicholas Wogan, Roy Black, Sarah Keller, David Catling (2023). Plausible sources of membrane-forming fatty acids on the early Earth: a review of the literature and an estimation of amounts. ACS Earth and Space Chemistry. DOI:10.1021/acsearthspacechem.2c00168.

Nicholas Wogan, David Catling, Kevin Zahnle, and Mark Claire (2022). Rapid timescale for an oxic transition during the Great Oxidation Event and the instability of low atmospheric O$_2$. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. DOI:10.1073/pnas.2205618119

Maggie Thompson, Joshua Krissansen-Totton, Nicholas Wogan, Myriam Telus, and Jonathan Fortney (2022). The case and context for atmospheric methane as an exoplanet biosignature. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. DOI:10.1073/pnas.2117933119

Joshua Krissansen-Totton, Max Galloway, Nicholas Wogan, Jasmeet Dhaliwal, and Jonathan Fortney (2021). Waterworlds Probably Do Not Experience Magmatic Outgassing. The Astrophysical Journal. DOI:10.3847/1538-4357/abf560.

Joshua Krissansen-Totton, Jonathan Fortney, and Francis Nimmo, and Nicholas Wogan (2021). Oxygen False Positives on Habitable Zone Planets Around Sun‐Like Stars. AGU Advances. DOI:10.1029/2020AV000294.

Nicholas Wogan, Joshua Krissansen-Totton and David Catling (2020). Abundant Atmospheric Methane from Volcanism on Terrestrial Planets Is Unlikely and Strengthens the Case for Methane as a Biosignature. The Planetary Science Journal. DOI:10.3847/PSJ/abb99e.

Kevin Zahnle, Roxana Lupu, David Catling, and Nicholas Wogan (2020). Creation and Evolution of Impact-generated Reduced Atmospheres of Early Earth. The Planetary Science Journal. DOI:10.3847/PSJ/ab7e2c.

Nicholas Wogan and David Catling (2020). When is chemical disequilibrium in Earth-like planetary atmospheres a biosignature versus an anti-biosignature? Disequilibria from dead to living worlds. The Astrophysical Journal. DOI:10.3847/1538-4357/ab7b81.