Courtney Dressing

Publications

  1. Pepe, F. and 33 coauthors including Dressing, C. D. 2013, Nature, doi:10.1038/nature12768, An Earth-size Planet with an Earth-like Density
  2. Dressing, C. D. & Charbonneau, D. 2013, ApJ, 767, 95, The Occurrence Rate of Small Planets Around Small Stars
  3. Fressin, F., Torres, G., Charbonneau, D., Bryson, S. T., Christiansen, J., Dressing, C. D., Jenkins, J. M., Walkowicz, L. M., Batalha, N. M. 2013, ApJ, 766, 81, The False Positive Rate of Kepler and the Occurrence of Planets
  4. Fressin, F. and 35 coauthors including Dressing, C. D. 2012, Nature, 482, 195, Two Earth-Sized Planets Orbiting Kepler-20
  5. Howell, S. B. and 66 coauthors including Dressing, C. D. 2012, ApJ, 746, 123, Kepler-21b: A 1.6 R Earth Planet Transiting the Bright Oscillating F Subgiant Star HD 179070
  6. Borucki, W. J. and 83 coauthors including Dressing, C. D. 2012, ApJ, 745, 120, Kepler-22b: A 2.4 Earth-radius Planet in the Habitable Zone of a Sun-like Star
  7. Dressing, C. D.; Spiegel, D. S.; Scharf, C. A.; Menou, K.; Raymond, S. 2010, ApJ, 721, 1295, Habitable Climates: The Influence of Eccentricity
  8. Spiegel, D. S.; Raymond, S.; Dressing, C. D.; Scharf, C. A.; Mitchell, J. L. 2010, ApJ, 721, 1308, Generalized Milankovitch Cycles and Long-Term Climatic Habitability

Invited Talks

  1. "Estimating the Frequency of Potentially Habitable Planets with Kepler," ExoPAG 8, (Denver, CO, 2013)
  2. "The Search for Habitable Planets," Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics Summer Colloquium Series, (Cambridge, MA, 2013)
  3. "The Occurrence Rate of Small Planets Around Cool Stars," Women in Aerospace Symposium, (MIT, Cambridge, MA, 2012)
  4. "Using the Kepler February 2011 Data Release to Estimate the Frequency of Planets," Statistics of the Exoplanet Population in the Kepler Era, (All Souls College, Oxford, England, 2011)

Contributed Talks

  1. "The Occurrence Rate of Small Planets Around Small Stars from Kepler," Exoplanets in Multi-body Systems in the Kepler Era, (Aspen, CO, 2013)
  2. "The Occurrence Rate of Small Planets Around Cool Stars from Kepler," AAS #221 (Long Beach, CA, 2013)
  3. "The Occurrence Rate of Habitable Planets Around M-dwarfs: Limits from Kepler," IAU Symposium 293: Formation, Detection, and Characterization of Extrasolar Habitable Planets, (Beijing, China, 2012)
  4. "Limits from Kepler and the MEarth Project on the Occurrence Rate of Super-Earths and Neptunes Around M Dwarfs," Kepler Science Conference, (NASA Ames, Mountain View, CA, 2011)
  5. "Using the Kepler February 2011 Data Release to Estimate the Frequency of Planets," AbGradCon11, (Bozeman, MT, 2011)

Public Talks

  1. Winsor School, Boston, MA, October 29, 2013
  2. National Air & Space Museum Smithsonian's Stars Lecture Series, Washington, D.C., October 19, 2013
  3. Starfest 2013, Paxton, MA, July 27, 2013
  4. Wellesley College Summer Colloquium Series, Wellesley, MA, July 10, 2013

Posters

  1. Dressing, C. D. & Charbonneau, D., 2013, Protostars & Planets VI (Heidelberg, Germany), Inferring the Rate of Planet Occurrence by Injecting and Detecting Transits in the Kepler Light Curves of M Dwarfs
  2. Brickhouse, N.; Preston, A.; Szentgyorgyi, A.; Dressing, C. D.; Lopez-Morales, Mercedes, 2013, Encuentros 2013 (Boston, MA), Searching Chile's Night Sky for Other Earths
  3. Drout, M.; Vasel, J. A.; Dressing, C. D.; Gifford, D.; Morley, C.; Hall, S.; Newton, E. R.; Astrobites Team, 2013, AAS #221 (Long Beach, CA), Astrobites: The Astro-ph Reader's Digest For Undergraduates
  4. Dressing, C. D. & Charbonneau, D., 2012, Cool Stars 17 (Barcelona, Spain), The Occurrence Rate of Habitable Planets Around M Dwarfs from Kepler
  5. Dressing, C. D. & Charbonneau, D., 2011, Extreme Solar Systems II (Jackson Hole, WY), Using the Kepler February 2011 Data Release to Estimate the Frequency of Planets
  6. Dressing, C. D. & Charbonneau, D., 2011, AAS #218 (Boston, MA), Using the Kepler February 2011 Data Release to Estimate the Frequency of Planets
  7. Sanders, N., Newton, E. R., Czekala, I., Rosenfeld, K., Dressing, C. D., Gifford, D., Suresh, J., Schneider, E., Morley, C., Kohler, S., 2011, AAS #218 (Boston, MA), Astrobites: The Astro-ph Reader's Digest For Undergraduates
  8. Dressing, C. D.; Spiegel, D. S.; Scharf, C. A.; Menou, K.; Raymond, S. 2010, AbGradCon 2010 (Tällberg, Sweden), Habitable Climates: The Influence of Eccentricity
  9. Dressing, C. D.; Turner, E.; McElwain, M.; Knapp, G.; SEEDS Collaboration, 2010, AAS #215 (Washington, D.C.), Angular Differential Imaging at the Subaru Telescope
  10. Dressing, C. D.; Andros, J. L.; Kashdan, H. E.; Zimbelman, J. R.; Hennig, L. A., 2006, LPSC, 37, 1740 (League City, Texas), Transverse Aeolian Ridges Observed at Pressure Extremes within the Martian Atmosphere

Upcoming Conferences

  1. Second Kepler Science Conference, Mountain View, CA, November 4-8, 2013
  2. AAS #223, National Harbor, MD, January 5-9, 2014

Upcoming Public Talks

  1. We Are Not Alone, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, November 21, 2013