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arXiv preprint | arXiv:2304.06085

Thermal Models of Asteroids with Two-band Combinations of Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer Cryogenic Data

Emily A. Whittaker, Jean-Luc Margot, Adrian L. H. Lam, Nathan Myhrvold

The Planetary Science Journal | v. 3 no. 30 (Feb 2022)

​Analysis of Four-band WISE Observations of Asteroids

Nathan Myhrvold, Pavlo Pinchuk, and Jean-Luc Margot

EPSC-DPS Joint Meeting 2019 | EPSC-DPS2019-943

A New Approach to Estimating Asteroid Diameters From WISE/NEOWISE Observations

Myhrvold, Nathan; Pinchuck, Paul; Margot, Jean-Luc

ThermOps III | 2019

​Fitting Thermal Models to NEOWISE Data

Nathan Myhrvold, Jean-Luc Margot, Paul Pinchuk

Icarus | v. 314, 1 Nov 2018, pp. 64-97

​An empirical examination of WISE/NEOWISE asteroid analysis and results

Nathan Myhrvold

Icarus | v. 303, 15 Mar 2018, pp. 91-113

Asteroid thermal modeling in the presence of reflected sunlight

Nathan Myhrvold

Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific | v. 128 no. 962 (March 2016)

Comparing NEO Search Telescopes

Nathan Myhrvold


Applied Energy | (2015) DOI 10.1016/j.apenergy.2015.10.016

​Climate benefits of natural gas as a bridge fuel and potential delay of near-zero energy systems

X. Zhang, N. Myhrvold, Z. Hausfather and K. Caldeira


​Key factors for assessing climate benefits of natural gas versus coal electricity generation

X. Zhang, N. Myhrvold, K. Caldeira

Environmental Research Letters | 8(3) (2013)

Projections of the pace of warming following an abrupt increase in atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration

K. Caldeira and N. Myhrvold

Environmental Research Letters | 7(1):1–8 (2012)

​Greenhouse gases, climate change and the transition from coal to low-carbon electricity

N. Myhrvold and K. Caldeira

Progress in Nuclear Energy | 50(2-6): 82-91 (2008)

Nuclear fission power for 21st century needs: Enabling technologies for large-scale, low-risk, affordable nuclear electricity

R. Hyde, M. Ishikawa, N. Myhrvold, J. Nuckolls, L. Wood



​Association between economic growth and early childhood nutrition

A. Bershteyn, H. Lyons, N. Myhrvold, D. Sivam

Dinosaur Paleontology

bioRxiv preprint | DOI: 10.1101/2023.05.04.539484

Diving dinosaurs? Caveats on the use of bone compactness and pFDA for inferring lifestyle

Nathan P. Myhrvold, Paul C. Sereno, Stephanie L. Baumgart, Daniel Vidal, Frank E. Fish, Donald M. Henderson, Evan T. Saitta

eLife | 11:e80092

​Spinosaurus is not an aquatic dinosaur

Paul C Sereno, Nathan Myhrvold, Donald M Henderson, Frank E Fish, Daniel Vidal, Stephanie L Baumgar, Tyler M Keillor, Kiersten K Formoso, Lauren L Conroy

bioRxiv preprint | DOI:10.1101/2022.04.13.487781

​Spinosaurids as ‘subaqueous foragers’ undermined by selective sampling and problematic statistical inference

Nathan Myhrvold, Paul C. Sereno, Stephanie L. Baumgart, Kiersten K. Formoso, Daniel Vidal, Frank E. Fish, Donald M. Henderson

Science Advances | Vol. 6, no. 1, eaax6250 DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aax6250

​Growing up Tyrannosaurus rex: Osteohistology refutes the pygmy “Nanotyrannus” and supports ontogenetic niche partitioning in juvenile Tyrannosaurus

Holly N. Woodward, Katie Tremaine, Scott A. Williams, Lindsay E. Zanno, John R. Horner and Nathan Myhrvold

Ecology | v. 96, iss. 11 p. 3109 (Nov. 2015 )

​An amniote life-history database to perform comparative analyses with birds, mammals, and reptiles

Nathan P. Myhrvold, Elita Baldridge, Benjamin Chan, Dhileep Sivam, Daniel L. Freeman, S. K. Morgan Ernest

Society of Vertebrate Paleontology | 75th Annual Meeting

​Maximum Growth Rate Does Not Determine Dinosaur Metabolism

Nathan Myhrvold

Science Magazine | Vol. 348 no. 6238 p. 982

​Comment on “Evidence for mesothermy in dinosaurs”

Nathan P. Myhrvold

The Anatomical Record | 298:489–493 (2015)

​Problems in Erickson et al. 2009

Nathan P. Myhrvold

Science Magazine | SCIENCE | 345 (6204), 1613-1616. (2014)

​Semiaquatic adaptations in a giant predatory dinosaur

N. Ibrahim, P. Sereno, C. Dal Sasso, S. Maganuco, M. Fabbri, D. Martill, S. Zouhri, N. Myhrvold, D. Lurino

PLOS One | 4(9): 1692–1701 (2013)

​Revisiting the Estimation of Dinosaur Growth Rates

N. Myhrvold

Historical Biology | 24(5): 505-517 (2012)

A call to search for fossilised gastric pellets

N. Myhrvold

Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology | 23(2):373–386 (2003)

​Osteohistology of Confuciusornis Sanctus

A. Ricqlès, K. Padian, J. Horner, E. Lamm, and N. Myhrvold

Nature | 403:155-156 (2000)

A pygostyle from a non-avian theropod: the independent evolution of a bird-like tail has been discovered in an oviraptorosaur

R. Barsbold, P. Currie, N. Myhrvold, H. Osmolska, K. Tsogtbaatar, and M. Watabe

Paleobiology | 23(4):393–409 (1997)

​Supersonic sauropods? Tail dynamics in the diplodocids

N. Myhrvold and P. Currie

Society of Vertebrate Paleontology | 75th Annual Meeting

​Supersonic Sauropods: The Physical Model

N. Myhrvold, P. Currie and D. Sivam


Microscopy Today | vol. 29, iss. 4, p. 14–20 (July 2021)

High-Resolution Photography of Snowflakes with a Field Microscope

3ric Johanson, Charles Krebs, and Nathan P. Myhrvold

Annals of Physics | 160(1): 102-113 (1985)

Thermal radiation from accelerated electrons

N. Myhrvold

Physics Letters A | 100(7): 345-348 (1984)

Accelerated observers, canonical quantization and the role of event horizons

N. Myhrvold

Princeton University | 44(6): 1871 (1983)

Vistas in Curved Space-Time Quantum Field Theory

N. Myhrvold

Physics Letters B | 132(4–6):308-312 (1983)

​The existence and stability of semiclassical de Sitter and anti-de Sitter space-times

N. Myhrvold

Physical Review D | 28(10):2439–2444 (1983)

​Runaway particle production in de Sitter space

N. Myhrvold

Intellectual Property

Hofstra Law Review | 36: 257 (2008)

How to Make a Patent Market

M. Lemley, N. Myhrvold

Space Science

The Astronomical Journal | 166:206 (2023)

A Search for Technosignatures Around 11,680 Stars with the Green Bank Telescope at 1.15–1.73 GHz

Jean-Luc Margot, Megan G. Li, Pavlo Pinchuk, Nathan Myhrvold, et al.