Classification: Primary Faculty
Education: PhD, 1996, Northwestern University
Fields of Study: Astrophysics and Cosmology
While I am not currently research active, I have worked in computational astrophysics. Specifically, I have studied the flow of matter around black holes and I have also studied the atmospheric structure of giant planets and cool stars.
Spiegel, D. S., Burrows, A. & Milsom, J. A. The Deuterium-Burning Mass Limit for Brown Dwarfs and Giant Planets, Astrophys. J. 727, 57 (2011).
Mao, S. A., Psaltis, D. & Milsom, J. A. Super-Keplerian Modes in Black Hole Accretion Disks, Astrophys. J. 703, 717 (2009).
Burrows, A. Dulick, M., Bauschlicher, C. W. Jr., Bernath, P. F., Ram, R. S., Sharp, C. M. & Milsom, J. A. Spectroscopic Constants, Abundances, and Opacities of the TiH Molecule, Astrophys. J. 624, 988 (2005)
Pasek, M. A, Milsom, J. A., Ciesla, F. J., Lauretta, D. S., Sharp, C. M. & Lunine, J. I. Sulfur Chemistry with Time-varying Oxygen Abundance during Solar System Formation. Icarus175(1), 1-14 (2005)
Milsom, J. A. & Chamberland, M. Mandevilla stans (Apocynaceae) new to the USA flora. Phytoneuron, 92: 1-6 (2013)