General Audience Articles


2. Pathway to Planet Nine (2016) K. Batygin, Physics World, July 2016 issue


1. Born of Chaos: the Violent Biography of Our Solar System (2016) K. Batygin, G. Laughlin, A. Morbidelli, Scientific American, May 2016 issue (cover story)


Refereed Publications


First Author Papers


27. An Analytic Criterion for Turbulent Disruption of Planetary Resonances (2017) K. Batygin & F. Adams, The Astrophysical Journal, in review


26. Generation of Highly Inclined Trans-Neptunian Objects by Planet Nine (2016) K. Batygin & M. Brown, The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 833, 3


25. In Situ Formation and Dynamical Evolution of Hot Jupiter Systems (2016) K. Batygin, P. H. Bodenheimer, G. Laughlin, The Astrophysical Journal, 829, 114


24. Evidence for a Distant Giant Planet in the Solar System (2016) K. Batygin & M. Brown, The Astronomical Journal, 151, 22


23. Spin-Spin Coupling in the Solar System (2015) K. Batygin & A. Morbidelli, The Astrophysical Journal, 810, 110B


22. Capture of Planets Into Mean-Motion Resonances and the Origins of Extrasolar Orbital Architectures (2015) K. Batygin, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 451, 2589B


21. Jupiter’s Decisive Role in the Inner Solar System’s Early Evolution (2015) K. Batygin & G. Laughlin, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112, 4214B


20. Dynamical Evolution of Multi-Resonant Systems: the Case of GJ876 (2015) K. Batygin, K. Deck, M. Holman, The Astronomical Journal, 149, 167B


19. Chaotic Disintegration of the Inner Solar System (2015) K. Batygin, A. Morbidelli, M. J. Holman, The Astrophysical Journal, 799, 120B


18. Non-axisymmetric Flows on Hot Jupiters with Oblique Magnetic Fields (2014) K. Batygin, S. Stanley, The Astrophysical Journal, 794, 10B


17. Magnetic and Gravitational Disk-Star Interactions: An Interdependence of PMS Stellar Rotation Rates and Spin-Orbit Misalignments (2013) K. Batygin, F. Adams, The Astrophysical Journal, 778, 169B


16. Magnetically Controlled Circulation on Hot Extrasolar Planets (2013) K. Batygin, S. Stanley, D. J. Stevenson, The Astrophysical Journal, 776, 53


15. Analytical Treatment of Planetary Resonances (2013) K. Batygin, A. Morbidelli, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 566, 28B


14. Mass-Radius Relationships for Very Low Mass Gaseous Planets (2013) K. Batygin, D. J. Stevenson, The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 769, 9B


13. Dissipative Divergence of Resonant Orbits (2013) K. Batygin, A. Morbidelli, The Astronomical Journal, 145, 1B


12. A Primordial Origin for Misalignments Between Stellar Spin Axes and Planetary Orbits (2012) K. Batygin, Nature, 491, 418


11. Instability-Driven Dynamical Evolution Model of a Primordially 5-Planet Outer Solar System (2012) K. Batygin, M. E. Brown, H. Betts, The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 744, L1


10. Formation and Evolution of Planetary Systems in Presence of Highly Inclined Stellar Perturbers (2011) K. Batygin, A. Morbidelli, K. Tsiganis, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 533, 7B


9. Onset of Secular Chaos in Planetary Systems: Period Doubling and Strange Attractors (2011) K. Batygin, A. Morbidelli, Celestial Mechanics and Dynamical Astronomy, 738, 13B


8. Retention of a Primordially Cold Classical Kuiper Belt in an Instability-Driven Model for Solar System Formation (2011) K. Batygin, M. E. Brown, W. C. Fraser, The Astrophysical Journal, 738, 13B


7. Evolution of Ohmically Heated Hot Jupiters (2011) K. Batygin, D. J. Stevenson, P. H. Bodenheimer, The Astrophysical Journal, 738, 1B


6. Resolving the Sin(i) Degeneracy in Low-Mass Exoplanets (2011) K. Batygin, G. Laughlin, The Astrophysical Journal, 730, 98B


5. Early Dynamical Evolution of the Solar System: Pinning Down the Initial Conditions of the Nice Model (2010) K. Batygin & M. Brown, The Astrophysical Journal, 716, 1323


4. Inflating Hot Jupiters with Ohmic Dissipation (2010) K. Batygin & D. J. Stevenson, The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 714, L238-L243


3. Determination of the Interior Structure of Transiting Planets in Multiple-Planet Systems (2009) K. Batygin, P. Bodenheimer, G. Laughlin, The Astrophysical Journal Letters 704, 49-53


2. A Quasi-stationary Solution to Gliese 436b's Eccentricity (2009) K. Batygin, G. Laughlin, S. Meschiari, E. Rivera, S. Vogt, P. Butler, The Astrophysical Journal 699, 23-30


1. On the Dynamical Stability of the Solar System (2008) K. Batygin & G. Laughlin, The Astrophysical Journal, 683, 1207-1216


Selected Non-First Author Papers


13. Solar Obliquity Induced by Planet Nine (2016) E. Bailey, K. Batygin, M. Brown, The Astronomical Journal, 152, 126


12. Spin-orbit Misalignment as a Driver of the Kepler Dichotomy (2016) C. Spalding & K. Batygin, The Astrophysical Journal, 830, 5


11. Observational Constraints on the Orbit and Location of Planet Nine in the Outer Solar System (2016) M. Brown & K. Batygin, The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 824, 2


10. Resonant Removal of Exomoons During Planetary Migration (2016) C. Spalding, K. Batygin, F. Adams, The Astrophysical Journal, 817, 18


9. Magnetic Origins of the Stellar Mass-Obliquity Correlation in Planetary Systems (2015) C. Spalding & K. Batygin, The Astrophysical Journal, 811, 82


8. Migration of Two Massive Planets Into (and Out of) First Order Mean Motion Resonances (2015) K. Deck & K. Batygin, The Astrophysical Journal, 810, 119


7. Alignment of Protostars and Circumstellar Disks During the Embedded Phase (2014) C. Spalding, K. Batygin, F. Adams, The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 797, L29


6. Pre-Late Heavy Bombardment Evolution of the Earth’s Obliquity (2014) G. Li & K. Batygin, The Astrophysical Journal, 795, 67L


5. Early Excitation of Spin-Orbit Misalignments in Close-in Planetary Systems (2014) C. Spalding & K. Batygin, The Astrophysical Journal, 790, 42S


4. On the Spin-Axis Dynamics of a Moonless Earth (2014) G. Li, K. Batygin, The Astrophysical Journal, 790, 69L


3. Spin-Orbit Angle Distribution and the Origin of (Mis)Aligned Hot Jupiters (2014) A. Crida, K. Batygin, Astronomy & Astrophysics, 567A, 42C


2. Dynamical Measurements of the Interior Structure of Exoplanets (2013) J. C. Becker, K. Batygin, The Astrophysical Journal, 778, 2


1. Explaining Why the Uranian Satellites Have Equatorial Prograde Orbits Despite the Large Planetary Obliquity (2012) A. Morbidelli, K. Tsiganis, K. Batygin, A. Crida, R. Gomes, Icarus, 219, 737M



Conference Abstracts and Talks


Conference Proceedings


24. Planet 9 From Outer Space (2017) K. Batygin & M. Brown, APS April meeting (inv.)


23. Planet Nine From Outer Space (2016) K. Batygin & M. Brown, AAS DPS meeting #48


22. Turbulent Disruption of Planetary Resonances (2016), ExSoCal II conference, Pasadena, CA


21. Origins of Hot Jupiters, Revisited (2016) K. Batygin, P. H. Bodenheimer, G. Laughlin, AAS DDA meeting #47


20. Origins of Hot Jupiters, Revisited (2015) K. Batygin, P. H. Bodenheimer, G. Laughlin, Extreme Solar Systems III


19. Origins of Exoplanet Orbital Architectures (2015), ExSoCal I conference, Pasadena, CA


18. Mean Motion Resonances and the Origins of Extrasolar Orbital Architectures (2015) K. Batygin & A. Morbidelli, IAU General Assembly meeting #29 (inv.)


17. Mean Motion Resonances and the Origins of Extrasolar Orbital Architectures (2015) K. Batygin & A. Morbidelli, AAS DDA meeting #46


16. Conditions for Assembly of Resonances in Protoplanetary Disks (2015) K. Batygin, SPF1 Conference (Tucson, AZ) (inv.)


15. Magnetic Effects in Hot Exoplanet Atmospheres (2014) K. Batygin, S. Stanley, D. J. Stevenson, AAS DPS meeting #46


14. Viewing the Solar System’s Architecture through an Extrasolar Lens (2014) K. Batygin, G. Laughlin, MIRA Circumstellar Disks and Planet Formation Conference (Ann Arbor, MI) (inv.)


13. The Onset of Large-Scale Dynamical Instability in the Solar System (2013) K. Batygin, M. J. Holman, A. Morbidelli, AAS DDA meeting #45


12. Hot Jupiter Spin-Orbit Misalignments As A Consequence of Disk-Driven Migration (2013) K. Batygin, F. Adams, AAS DPS meeting #45


11. Mean Motion Resonances Among Kepler Planets (2012) K. Batygin, A. Morbidelli, AAS DDA meeting #43


10. A 5 Planet Outer Solar System Nice Model (2012) K. Batygin, M. E. Brown, H. Betts, AAS DDA meeting #43


9. Retaining the Primordial Cold Classical Kuiper Belt During a Transient Phase of Dynamical Instability (2011) K. Batygin, M. E. Brown, W. C. Fraser, AAS DPS meeting #43


8. Structural Evolution of Hot Jupiters Subject to Ohmic Dissipation (2011) K. Batygin, D. J. Stevenson, P. H. Bodenheimer, Extreme Solar Systems II (Jackson Hole, WY)


7. Formation and Evolution of Planetary Systems in Presence of Highly Inclined Stellar Perturbers (2011) K. Batygin, A. Morbidelli, K. Tsiganis, Gordon Conference on the Origins of the Solar System (S. Hadley, MA)


6. Structural Evolution of Hot Jupiters Under Ohmic Dissipation (2010) K. Batygin, D. J. Stevenson, P. H. Bodenheimer, AAS DPS meeting #42


5. A Dynamical Instability Formation Model Featuring Five Planets (2010) K. Batygin & M. E. Brown, TNO meeting (Philadelphia, PA)


4. Inflating Hot Jupiters with Ohmic Dissipation (2010) K. Batygin & D. Stevenson, AAS meeting #216


3. Inflating Hot Jupiters with Ohmic Dissipation (2010) K. Batygin & D. Stevenson, KITP meeting (Santa Barbara, CA)


2. On the Initial Condition of the Nice Model (2009) K. Batygin & M. E. Brown AAS DPS meeting #41


1. On the Dynamical Stability of the Solar System (2008) K. Batygin & G. Laughlin, AAS DDA meeting #39


Colloquia


46. TBD (2017), University of Heidelberg, Germany


45. TBD (2017), University of Copenhagen, Denmark


44. TBD (2017), University of Bern, Switzerland


43. TBD (2017), Yale University, New Haven, CT


42. Planet Nine From Outer Space (2017), Rice University, Houston, TX


41. Planet Nine From Outer Space (2016), Richard C. Biedebach Memorial Lecture of the Earnest C. Watson Lecture Series, Caltech, Pasadena, CA (video)


40. Planet Nine From Outer Space (2016), University of Chicago, Chicago, IL


39. Planet Nine From Outer Space (2016), Dixie State University, St. George, UT


38. Planet Nine From Outer Space (2016), Princeton University, Princeton, NJ


37. Some Scattered Thoughts About Extrasolar Planets (2016), Observatoire de la Cote d’Azur, Nice, France


36. Planet Nine From Outer Space (2016), CfA Colloquium, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA


35. Planet Nine From Outer Space (2016), University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA


34. Planet Nine From Outer Space (2016), UCLA, Los Angeles, CA


33. Planet Nine From Outer Space (2016), CalState LA, Los Angeles, CA


32. Planet Nine From Outer Space (2016), National Academy of Sciences, Washington D.C.


31. Planet Nine From Outer Space (2016), CSU Northridge, CA


30. Planet Nine From Outer Space (2016), CMA Lecture Series, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, La Cañada Flintridge, CA


29. Planet Nine From Outer Space (2016), UC Berkeley, CA


28. Planet Nine From Outer Space (2016), University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada


27. Jupiter’s Grand Attack (2015), UC Santa Cruz, CA


26. Jupiter’s Grand Attack (2015), SETI Institute, CA


25. Jupiter’s Grand Attack (2014), UCLA, CA


24. Viewing the Solar System’s Architecture Through and Extrasolar Lens (2014), US Naval Observatory, Washington D.C.


23. Chaotic Disintegration of the Inner Solar System (2014) Cornell University, Ithaca, NY


22. Chaotic Disintegration of the Inner Solar System (2014) SWRI, Boulder, CO


21. Chaotic Disintegration of the Inner Solar System (2014) UCLA, Los Angeles, CA


20. Resonant Excitation of Spin-Orbit Misalignment (2013) Lund University, Lund, Sweden


19. Magnetic Weather on Hot Jupiters (2013) Nice Observatory, Nice, France


18. The Origins of Hot Jupiter Misalignments (2013), Adler Planetarium, Evanston, IL


17. Resonant Excitation of Spin-Orbit Misalignment (2013), Northwestern University, Evanston, IL


16. Resonant Excitation of Spin-Orbit Misalignment (2013) Caltech, Pasadena, CA


15. The Origins of Obliquity and Near-Resonances in Hot Exoplanetary Systems (2012) University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ


14. The Origins of Obliquity and Near-Resonances in Hot Exoplanetary Systems (2012) Caltech, Pasadena, CA


13. The Origins of Obliquity and Near-Resonances in Hot Exoplanetary Systems (2012) Embry-Riddle University, Prescott, AZ


12. The Origins of Obliquity and Near-Resonances in Hot Exoplanetary Systems (2012) Observatoire de la Cote d’Azur, Nice, France


11. Dissipative Divergence of Resonant Orbits (2012) Lund University, Lund, Sweden


10. Orbits and Interiors of Exoplanets (2012) Columbia University, New York, NY


9. Orbits and Interiors of Exoplanets (2012) Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA


8. Retention of a Primordial Cold Classical Kuiper Belt in the Nice Model (2012) Institute for Astronomy, University of Hawai’i


7. Structural and Dynamical Evolution of Irradiated Extrasolar Planets (2012) Institute for Astronomy, University of Hawai’i


6. Structural and Dynamical Evolution of Irradiated Extrasolar Planets (2012) University of Michigan, Ann Arbor


5. Formation and Evolution of Planets in Highly Inclined Stellar Binary Systems (2011) Princeton University, Princeton, NJ


4. Structural and Dynamical Evolution of Irradiated Extrasolar Planets (2011) Princeton University, Princeton, NJ


3. Structural and Dynamical Evolution of Irradiated Extrasolar Planets (2011) University of California, Berkeley


2. Secular Dynamics of Extra-Solar Planets in Presence of Dissipative Forces (2011) Observatoire de Paris, Paris, France


1. Ohmic Inflation and Structural Evolution of Hot Jupiters, Observatoire de la Cote d’Azur, Nice, France


Misc. Talks


19. The Origins of the Extrasolar Orbital Distribution (2016) ITC Lunch Seminar, Harvard CfA


18. Planet Nine From Outer Space (2016) Seminar Day, Caltech, CA (alumni lecture)


17. Planet Nine From Outer Space (2016) Citrus College, Glendora, CA (public lecture)


16. Planet Nine From Outer Space (2016) EG Conference, Carmel, CA


15. Planet Nine From Outer Space (2016) Downey Brewing Company, Downey, CA


14. Origins of Hot Jupiters (2016) Lunch talk, UC Berkeley, CA


13. Planet Nine From Outer Space (2016) KPCC Crawford Family Forum, Pasadena, CA


12. Planet Nine From Outer Space (2016) South Bay Astronomical Society, El Camino College, Torrence, CA (public lecture)


11. Mysteries of the Outer Solar System (2016) Comic-Con, Long Beach, CA (public lecture)


10. Planet Nine (2016) ITC Lunch Seminar, Harvard CfA


9. Magnetic Effects in Hot Jupiter Atmospheres  (2015) YUK Lunch Seminar, Caltech


8. Analytical Treatment of Planetary Resonances (2012) ITC Lunch Seminar, Harvard CfA


7. How the Cold Classical Kuiper Belt Survived Mayhem (2011) Kliegel Lectures in Planetary Science, Caltech


6. Structural Evolution of Hot Jupiters (2010) Kliegel Lectures in Planetary Science, Caltech


5. Resolving the Sin(i) degeneracy in RV Exoplanets (2010) YUK Lunch Seminar, Caltech


4. The Primordial State of the Solar System (2009) Kliegel Lectures in Planetary Science, Caltech


3. Chaotic Excursions in the Solar System (2008) SPS regional meeting, UC Santa Cruz


2. Galactic Planetary Census (2008) Monterey Institute for Research in Astronomy (public

lecture)


1. Is the Solar System Stable? (2007) FLASH seminar, UC Santa Cruz