Sciences and Exploration Directorate

Allison Youngblood

(Rsch AST, Stlr Galctic&Xtrgltc Astr)

 allison.a.youngblood@nasa.gov

 301.286.6318

Org Code: 667

NASA/GSFC
Mail Code: 667
Greenbelt, MD 20771

Employer: NASA

Research Interests


Exoplanets and their host stars

Astrophysics: Extrasolar planets


Stellar Activity

Astrophysics: Stars


Positions/Employment


Research Astrophysicist

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center - Greenbelt, MD

July 2021 - Present


Research Scientist II

LASP / University of Colorado - Boulder, CO

October 2019 - July 2021


NASA Postdoctoral Program Fellow

Goddard Space Flight Center - Greenbelt, MD

September 2017 - September 2019


Research Scientist I

LASP / University of Colorado - Boulder, CO

May 2017 - September 2017

Education


Ph.D. in Astrophysical & Planetary Sciences from University of Colorado Boulder, 2017
Thesis: Star Formation and Planets in Harsh Environments

M.S. in Astrophysical & Planetary Sciences from University of Colorado Boulder, 2012

B.A. in Astrophysics from Wellesley College, 2010

Professional Societies


American Astronomical Society

2010 - Present

Publications


Refereed

Quick, L. C., A. Roberge, G. T. Mendoza, E. V. Quintana, and A. A. Youngblood. 2023. Prospects for Cryovolcanic Activity on Cold Ocean Planets The Astrophysical Journal 956 (1): 29 [10.3847/1538-4357/ace9b6]

Cucho-Padin, G., D. Bhattacharyya, D. G. Sibeck, et al. H. Connor, A. Youngblood, and D. Ardila. 2023. EXOSpy: A python package to investigate the terrestrial exosphere and its FUV emission Frontiers in Astronomy and Space Sciences 10 [10.3389/fspas.2023.1082150]

Chavali, S., A. Youngblood, R. R. Paudel, et al. R. O. Loyd, K. Molaverdikhani, J. S. Pineda, T. Barclay, and L. D. Vega. 2022. A Pilot Survey of an M Dwarf Flare Star with Swift’s UV Grism Research Notes of the AAS 6 (9): 201 [10.3847/2515-5172/ac9591]

Youngblood, A., J. S. Pineda, T. Ayres, et al. K. France, J. L. Linsky, B. E. Wood, S. Redfield, and J. E. Schlieder. 2022. Intrinsic Lyα Profiles of High-velocity G, K, and M Dwarfs The Astrophysical Journal 926 (2): 129 [10.3847/1538-4357/ac4711]

Paudel, R. R., T. Barclay, J. E. Schlieder, et al. E. V. Quintana, E. A. Gilbert, L. D. Vega, A. Youngblood, M. Silverstein, R. A. Osten, M. A. Tucker, D. Huber, A. Do, K. Hamaguchi, D. J. Mullan, J. E. Gizis, T. A. Monsue, K. D. Colón, P. T. Boyd, J. R. Davenport, and L. Walkowicz. 2021. Simultaneous Multiwavelength Flare Observations of EV Lacertae The Astrophysical Journal 922 (1): 31 [10.3847/1538-4357/ac1946]

Melbourne, K., A. Youngblood, K. France, et al. C. Froning, J. S. Pineda, E. L. Shkolnik, D. J. Wilson, B. E. Wood, S. Basu, A. Roberge, J. E. Schlieder, P. W. Cauley, R. P. Loyd, E. R. Newton, A. Schneider, N. Arulanantham, Z. Berta-Thompson, A. Brown, A. P. Buccino, E. Kempton, J. L. Linsky, S. E. Logsdon, P. Mauas, I. Pagano, S. Peacock, S. Redfield, S. Rugheimer, P. C. Schneider, D. Teal, F. Tian, D. Tilipman, and M. Vieytes. 2020. Estimating the Ultraviolet Emission of M Dwarfs with Exoplanets from Ca II and Hensuremathalpha The Astronomical Journal 160 (6): 269 [10.3847/1538-3881/abbf5c]

Gilbert, E. A., T. Barclay, J. E. Schlieder, et al. E. V. Quintana, B. J. Hord, V. B. Kostov, E. D. Lopez, J. F. Rowe, K. Hoffman, L. M. Walkowicz, M. L. Silverstein, J. E. Rodriguez, A. Vanderburg, G. Suissa, V. S. Airapetian, M. S. Clement, S. N. Raymond, A. W. Mann, E. Kruse, J. J. Lissauer, K. D. Colón, R. K. Kopparapu, L. Kreidberg, S. Zieba, K. A. Collins, S. N. Quinn, S. B. Howell, C. Ziegler, E. H. Vrijmoet, F. C. Adams, G. N. Arney, P. T. Boyd, J. Brande, C. J. Burke, L. Cacciapuoti, Q. Chance, J. L. Christiansen, G. Covone, T. Daylan, D. Dineen, C. D. Dressing, Z. Essack, T. J. Fauchez, B. Galgano, A. R. Howe, L. Kaltenegger, S. R. Kane, C. Lam, E. J. Lee, N. K. Lewis, S. E. Logsdon, A. M. Mandell, T. Monsue, F. Mullally, S. E. Mullally, R. R. Paudel, D. Pidhorodetska, P. Plavchan, N. T. Reyes, S. A. Rinehart, B. Rojas-Ayala, J. C. Smith, K. G. Stassun, P. Tenenbaum, L. D. Vega, G. L. Villanueva, E. T. Wolf, A. Youngblood, G. R. Ricker, R. K. Vanderspek, D. W. Latham, S. Seager, J. N. Winn, J. M. Jenkins, G. Bakos, C. Briceño, D. R. Ciardi, R. Cloutier, D. M. Conti, A. Couperus, M. Di Sora, N. L. Eisner, M. E. Everett, T. Gan, J. D. Hartman, T. Henry, G. Isopi, W.-C. Jao, E. L. Jensen, N. Law, F. Mallia, R. A. Matson, B. J. Shappee, M. Le Wood, and J. G. Winters. 2020. The First Habitable-zone Earth-sized Planet from TESS. I. Validation of the TOI-700 System The Astronomical Journal 160 (3): 116 [10.3847/1538-3881/aba4b2]

Youngblood, A., G. N. Arney, A. García Muñoz, et al. J. T. Stocke, K. France, and A. Roberge. 2020. The Hubble Space Telescope's Near-UV and Optical Transmission Spectrum of Earth as an Exoplanet The Astronomical Journal 160 (3): 100 [10.3847/1538-3881/aba0b4]

Kostov, V. B., J. E. Schlieder, T. Barclay, et al. E. V. Quintana, K. D. Colón, J. Brande, K. A. Collins, A. D. Feinstein, S. Hadden, S. R. Kane, L. Kreidberg, E. Kruse, C. Lam, E. Matthews, B. T. Montet, F. J. Pozuelos, K. G. Stassun, J. G. Winters, G. Ricker, R. Vanderspek, D. Latham, S. Seager, J. Winn, J. M. Jenkins, D. Afanasev, J. J. Armstrong, G. Arney, P. Boyd, G. Barentsen, K. Barkaoui, N. E. Batalha, C. Beichman, D. Bayliss, C. Burke, A. Burdanov, L. Cacciapuoti, A. Carson, D. Charbonneau, J. Christiansen, D. Ciardi, M. Clampin, K. I. Collins, D. M. Conti, J. Coughlin, G. Covone, I. Crossfield, L. Delrez, S. Domagal-Goldman, C. Dressing, E. Ducrot, Z. Essack, M. E. Everett, T. Fauchez, D. Foreman-Mackey, T. Gan, E. Gilbert, M. Gillon, E. Gonzales, A. Hamann, C. Hedges, H. Hocutt, K. Hoffman, E. P. Horch, K. Horne, S. Howell, S. Hynes, M. Ireland, J. M. Irwin, G. Isopi, E. L. Jensen, E. Jehin, L. Kaltenegger, J. F. Kielkopf, R. Kopparapu, N. Lewis, E. Lopez, J. J. Lissauer, A. W. Mann, F. Mallia, A. Mandell, R. A. Matson, T. Mazeh, T. Monsue, S. E. Moran, V. Moran, C. V. Morley, B. Morris, P. Muirhead, K. Mukai, S. Mullally, F. Mullally, C. Murray, N. Narita, E. Palle, D. Pidhorodetska, D. Quinn, H. Relles, S. Rinehart, M. Ritsko, J. E. Rodriguez, P. Rowden, J. F. Rowe, D. Sebastian, R. Sefako, S. Shahaf, A. Shporer, N. T. Reyes, P. Tenenbaum, E. B. Ting, J. D. Twicken, G. T. van Belle, L. Vega, J. Volosin, L. M. Walkowicz, and A. Youngblood. 2019. The L 98-59 System: Three Transiting, Terrestrial-size Planets Orbiting a Nearby M Dwarf The Astronomical Journal 158 (1): 32 [10.3847/1538-3881/ab2459]

Youngblood, A., K. France, A. Ginsburg, K. Hoadley, and J. Bally. 2018. The Orion fingers: H2 temperatures and excitation in an explosive outflow Astrophysical Journal 857 7 [https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-4357/aab4f4]

Kruczek, N., K. France, W. Evonosky, et al. R. O. Loyd, A. Youngblood, A. Roberge, R. A. Wittenmyer, J. T. Stocke, B. Fleming, and K. Hoadley. 2017. H2 Fluorescence in M Dwarf Systems: A Stellar Origin The Astrophysical Journal 845 (1): 3 [10.3847/1538-4357/aa7b79]

Youngblood, A., K. France, R. O. Loyd, et al. A. Brown, J. P. Mason, P. C. Schneider, M. A. Tilley, Z. K. Berta-Thompson, A. Buccino, C. S. Froning, S. L. Hawley, J. Linsky, P. J. Mauas, S. Redfield, A. Kowalski, Y. Miguel, E. R. Newton, S. Rugheimer, A. Segura, A. Roberge, and M. Vieytes. 2017. The MUSCLES Treasury Survey. IV. Scaling Relations for Ultraviolet, Ca II K, and Energetic Particle Fluxes from M Dwarfs The Astrophysical Journal 843 (1): 31 [10.3847/1538-4357/aa76dd]

Fossati, L., S. E. Marcelja, D. Staab, et al. P. E. Cubillos, K. France, C. A. Haswell, S. Ingrassia, J. S. Jenkins, T. Koskinen, A. F. Lanza, S. Redfield, A. Youngblood, and G. Pelzmann. 2017. The effect of ISM absorption on stellar activity measurements and its relevance for exoplanet studies Astronomy & Astrophysics 601 A104 [10.1051/0004-6361/201630339]

Bally, J., A. Ginsburg, H. Arce, et al. J. Eisner, A. Youngblood, L. Zapata, and H. Zinnecker. 2017. The ALMA View of the OMC1 Explosion in Orion The Astrophysical Journal 837 (1): 60 [10.3847/1538-4357/aa5c8b]

P. Loyd, R. O., K. France, A. Youngblood, et al. C. Schneider, A. Brown, R. Hu, J. Linsky, C. S. Froning, S. Redfield, S. Rugheimer, and F. Tian. 2016. THE MUSCLES TREASURY SURVEY. III. X-RAY TO INFRARED SPECTRA OF 11 M AND K STARS HOSTING PLANETS The Astrophysical Journal 824 (2): 102 [10.3847/0004-637x/824/2/102]

Youngblood, A., K. France, R. O. Loyd, et al. J. L. Linsky, S. Redfield, P. C. Schneider, B. E. Wood, A. Brown, C. Froning, Y. Miguel, S. Rugheimer, and L. Walkowicz. 2016. THE MUSCLES TREASURY SURVEY. II. INTRINSIC LYαAND EXTREME ULTRAVIOLET SPECTRA OF K AND M DWARFS WITH EXOPLANETS The Astrophysical Journal 824 (2): 101 [10.3847/0004-637x/824/2/101]

Youngblood, A., A. Ginsburg, and J. Bally. 2016. THE ORION FINGERS: NEAR-IR SPECTRAL IMAGING OF AN EXPLOSIVE OUTFLOW The Astronomical Journal 151 (6): 173 [10.3847/0004-6256/151/6/173]

France, K., R. O. Loyd, A. Youngblood, et al. A. Brown, P. C. Schneider, S. L. Hawley, C. S. Froning, J. L. Linsky, A. Roberge, A. P. Buccino, J. R. Davenport, J. M. Fontenla, L. Kaltenegger, A. F. Kowalski, P. J. Mauas, Y. Miguel, S. Redfield, S. Rugheimer, F. Tian, M. C. Vieytes, L. M. Walkowicz, and K. L. Weisenburger. 2016. THE MUSCLES TREASURY SURVEY. I. MOTIVATION AND OVERVIEW The Astrophysical Journal 820 (2): 89 [10.3847/0004-637x/820/2/89]

Bally, J., A. Ginsburg, D. Silvia, and A. Youngblood. 2015. The Orion fingers: Near-IR adaptive optics imaging of an explosive protostellar outflow Astronomy & Astrophysics 579 A130 [10.1051/0004-6361/201425073]

Ginsburg, A., J. Bally, C. Battersby, et al. A. Youngblood, J. Darling, E. Rosolowsky, H. Arce, and M. E. Santos. 2015. The dense gas mass fraction in the W51 cloud and its protoclusters Astronomy & Astrophysics 573 A106 [10.1051/0004-6361/201424979]

Bally, J., A. Youngblood, and A. Ginsburg. 2012. THE SPINDLE: AN IRRADIATED DISK AND BENT PROTOSTELLAR JET IN ORION The Astrophysical Journal 756 (2): 137 [10.1088/0004-637x/756/2/137]