Publications & Presentations

Publications
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The Discovery of a Planetary Companion Interior to Hot Jupiter WASP-132 b

Benjamin J. Hord, Knicole D. Colón, Travis A. Berger, … Michele L. Silverstein, …, 2022, AJ, 164, 13H, 2022AJ….164…13H

The LHS 1678 System: Two Earth-Sized Transiting Planets and an Astrometric Companion Orbiting an M Dwarf Near the Convective Boundary at 20 pc

Michele L. Silverstein, Joshua E. Schlieder, Thomas Barclay, …, 2022, AJ, 163, 151S, 2022AJ….163..151S

Simultaneous Multiwavelength Flare Observations of EV Lacertae

Rishi R. Paudel, Thomas Barclay, Joshua E. Schlieder, …, Michele Silverstein, …, 2021, ApJ, 922, 31P, 2021ApJ…922…31P

Tully-Fisher Distances and Dynamical Mass Constraints for 24 Host Galaxies of Reverberation-Mapped AGN

Justin H. Robinson, Misty C. Bentz, Hélène M. Courtois, …, Michele L. Silverstein, …, 2021, ApJ, 912, 160R, 2021ApJ…912..160R 

TOI 122b and 237b: Two Small Warm Planets Orbiting Inactive M Dwarfs Found by TESS

William C. Waalkes, Zachory K. Berta-Thompson, Karen A. Collins, …, Michele L. Silverstein, …, 2021, AJ, 161, 13W, 2021AJ….161…13W 

The First Habitable Zone Earth-sized Planet from TESS. I: Validation of the TOI-700 System

Emily A. Gilbert, Thomas Barclay, Joshua E. Schlieder, …, Michele L. Silverstein, …, 2020, AJ, 160, 116G, 2020AJ….160..116G

The Solar Neighborhood. XLV. The Stellar Multiplicity Rate of M Dwarfs within 25 pc

Jennifer G. Winters, Todd J. Henry, Wei-Chun Jao, John P. Subasavage, Joseph P. Chatelain, Ken Slatten, Adric R. Riedel, Michele L. Silverstein, and Matthew J. Payne, 2019, AJ, 157, 216W, 2019AJ….157..216W, RECONS link

The TESS Search for Exoplanets in the Solar Neighborhood: An Ultra-Short-Period Super-Earth Orbiting LHS 3844

Roland Vanderspek, Chelsea X. Huang, Andrew Vanderburg, …, Michele L. Silverstein, …, 2019, ApJL, 871, L24, 2019ApJ…871L..24V

The Solar Neighborhood. XLIV. RECONS Discoveries within 10 Parsecs

Todd J. Henry, Wei-Chun Jao, Jennifer G. Winters, Sergio B. Dieterich,  Charlie T. Finch,  Philip A. Ianna, Adric R. Riedel, Michele L. Silverstein, John P. Subasavage, Eliot Halley Vrijmoet, 2018, AJ, 155 265, 2018AJ….155..265HRECONS link

The Solar Neighborhood. XLIII. Discovery of New Nearby Stars with pm < 0.18 arcsec yr-1 (TINYMO sample)

Adric R. Riedel, Michele L. Silverstein, Todd J. Henry, Wei-Chun Jao, Jennifer G. Winters, John P. Subasavage, Lison Malo, Nigel C. Hambly, 2018, AJ, 156 49, 2018AJ….156…49R, RECONS link

The Solar Neighborhood. XLII. Parallax Results from the CTIOPI 0.9 m Program—Identifying New Nearby Subdwarfs Using Tangential Velocities and Locations on the H-R Diagram

Wei-Chun Jao, Todd J. Henry, Jennifer G. Winters, John P. Subasavage, Adric R. Riedel, Michele L. Silverstein, Philip A. Ianna, 2017, AJ, 154 191, 2017AJ….154..191JRECONS link, NEWS ARTICLE

The Solar Neighborhood. XLI. A Study of the Wide Main Sequence for M Dwarfs — Long-Term Photometric Variability

Tiffany D. Clements, Todd J. Henry, Altonio D. Hosey, Wei-Chun Jao, Michele L. Silverstein, Jennifer G. Winters, Sergio B. Dieterich, and Adric R. Riedel, 2017, AJ, 154 124, 2017AJ….154..124C, RECONS link

WISE Detection of the Circumstellar Disk Associated with 2MASS J0820-8003 in the η Cha Cluster

M. Simon, Joshua E. Schlieder, Ana-Maria Constantin, and Michele Silverstein, 2012, ApJ, 751 114, 2012ApJ…751..114S

Talks, Seminars, and Colloquia

Exoplanet Demographics at the M Dwarf Fully Convective Boundary

Contributed Talk – Early Career Scientist Forum 2022 at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Hybrid (In-person Attendee), Oct. 2022 (15 min)

Invited Talk – Jet Propulsion Laboratory Exoplanet Journal Club Meeting, Virtual, Oct. 2022 (25 min)

Transit Timing Variations in the LHS 1678 System and Validation of the Venus-Zone Planet LHS 1678 d

Contributed Talk – 240th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society, Hybrid (Virtual Attendee), Jun. 2022 – Presentation #320.02 (10 min)

M Dwarf Magnetic Activity Cycles and Flares – The Star-Planet Connection

Contributed Talk – Sellers Exoplanet Environments Collaboration (SEEC) Meeting 2022, Virtual, Feb. 2022 (7 min)

Flash Talk – SEEC Retreat 2021, Virtual, Feb. 2021 (5 min)

LHS 1678: A Humble Exoplanet System in Peculiar Circumstances (and assorted titles)

Invited Talk – NASA Postdoctoral Program Symposium, Virtual, Aug. 2021 (10 min)

Invited Talk – New Mexico Tech Physics Colloquium, Virtual, Apr. 2021 (45 min) 

Contributed Talk – 237th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society, Virtual, Jan. 2021, Presentation #239.05 (10 min)

Contributed Talk – Early Career Scientist Forum 2020 at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Virtual, Nov. 2020 (15 min)

Invited Talk – NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Sciences and Exploration Directorate Director’s Seminar, Virtual, Jun. 2020 (12 min)

Small Stars, the LHS 1678 Exoplanet System, and My Astronomy Career Path

Invited Talk and Discussion – University of Maryland AstroTerps Astronomy Club, Virtual, Nov. 2020 (60 min)

Sizing Up Red Dwarfs in the Solar Neighborhood

Contributed Talk – SEEC Symposium, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Nov. 2019 (Video) (5 min)

Invited Talk – Weekly Seminar Series, Carnegie Institution of Washington Department of Terrestrial Magnetism, Oct. 2019 (45 min)

Contributed Talk – Chesapeake Bay Area Exoplanet Meeting, University of Delaware, Sep. 2019 (15 min)

Invited Talk – Exoplanets Seminar Series, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center,  Jun. 2019 (45 min)

Dissertation Talk – 233rd Meeting of the American Astronomical Society, Seattle, WA, Jan. 2019, Presentation 420.04D (20 min)

Hints of Planet Formation in Nearby Young Moving Groups

Michele Silverstein, Ana-Maria Constantin, Michal Simon, 2011, Stony Brook University REU Physics & Astronomy Research Symposium, 2

Posters

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Investigating Exoplanet System Trends at the M Dwarf Convective Boundary

Michele L. Silverstein, Thomas Barclay, and Joshua E. Schlieder, 2022, Cool Stars 21 Poster #137 (available to conference attendees)

An Unusual History – Investigating Exoplanet System Trends at the M Dwarf Convective Boundary and Gaia Gap

Michele L. Silverstein & Joshua E. Schlieder, 2022, Exoplanets IV Conference, Poster #102.343

Starspot Coverage and the Temperature-Dependent Radius Dispersion of Low-Mass Stars

Michele L. Silverstein & Joshua E. Schlieder, 2022, Fifty Years of the Skumanich Relations Meeting (Poster)

The LHS 1678 System: Two Small Planets and a Likely Brown Dwarf Orbiting a Nearby M Dwarf in Unconventional Circumstances

Michele L. Silverstein, Joshua E. Schlieder, Thomas Barclay, … 2021, TESS Science Conference II,  Zenodo Poster #5116835

Discovery and Characterization of Two Earth-Sized TESS Planets Orbiting a Bright, Nearby M2 Dwarf

Michele L. Silverstein, Joshua E. Schlieder, Thomas Barclay, … 2020, 235th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society Poster Session, Poster #174.25

Sizing Up Red Dwarfs in the Solar Neighborhood

Michele L. Silverstein, Todd J. Henry, Sergio B. Dieterich, Wei-Chun Jao, Jennifer G. Winters, Tiffany D. Clements, Adric R. Riedel, Kenneth J. Slatten, 2019,

(1) SEEC Symposium at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
(2) Early Career Scientist Forum at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Poster P-25

Sizing Up Southern Red Dwarfs in the Solar Neighborhood: First Results

Michele L. Silverstein, Todd J. Henry, Wei-Chun Jao, Sergio B. Dieterich, Jennifer G. Winters, Adric R. Riedel, Kenneth J. Slatten, 2018, Cool Stars 20 Poster Session, Poster #286

Sizing Up Southern Red Dwarfs in the Solar Neighborhood

Michele L. Silverstein, Todd J. Henry, Wei-Chun Jao, Adric R. Riedel, Sergio B. Dieterich, Jennifer G. Winters, Kenneth J. Slatten, Tiffany D. Clements, R. Andrew Sevrinsky, 2017, 229th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society Poster Session, Poster #154.12

Fundamental Parameters of Nearby Southern Red Dwarfs: Stellar Radius as an Indicator of Age

Michele L. Silverstein, Todd J. Henry, Jennifer, G. Winters, Wei-Chun Jao, Adric R. Riedel, Sergio B. Dieterich, R. Andrew Sevrinsky, 2016, 227th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society Poster Session, Poster #145.05, Chambliss Astronomy Achievement Student Award Winner

SIRENS: The Search for InfraRed Excesses around Nearby Stars

Michele L. Silverstein, Todd J. Henry, Wei-Chun Jao, Jennifer G. Winters, 2015, IAU Symposium 314: Young Stars & Planets Near the Sun, Poster P1.16

Circumstellar Environments of Southern M Dwarfs in the Solar Neighborhood

Michele L. Silverstein, Todd J. Henry, Wei-Chun Jao, and Jennifer G. Winters, 2015, 225th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society Poster Session, Poster #138.03

Completion of a Martin-Puplett Interferometer for Terahertz Frequency Characterization of Materials and Passive Components

Michele Silverstein, Negar Ehsan, 2012, Goddard Space Flight Center Summer Intern Poster Session

Dissertation (Summer 2019)

Title: Sizing Up Red Dwarfs in the Solar Neighborhood 

Dissertation Defense Talk — Livestream on YouTube

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