Dr. Stefanie N Milam

Dr. Stefanie N Milam

  • RESEARCH AST, SOLAR SYSTEMS ANALYSIS
  • Additional Roles: Deputy Project Scientist
  • 301.614.6902 | 301.286.1683
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 691
  • Greenbelt , MD 20771
  • Employer: NASA
  • Brief Bio

    Dr. Milam works in the Astrochemistry Laboratory at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (Greenbelt, Maryland USA). She is an expert in rotational spectroscopy, observations, and laboratory modeling of astrochemistry and molecular astrophysics of the interstellar medium, evolved stars, star formation regions, and comets with an emphasis on isotopic fractionation and astrobiology of primitive materials. Dr. Milam maintains a renowned observational program with radio telescopes around the world, and with space-based observatories, to routinely observe comets as part of an international collaboration. Additionally, she conducts high resolution spectroscopic studies of evolved stars, star forming regions, and the Galactic interstellar medium, specializing in isotopes. Her key research objective is to study the isotope composition of evolved stars to determine the nucleosynthetic processes that have taken place, chemical enrichments that may occur in the mass-loss process, and how the enrichment is distributed to the interstellar medium, star forming regions, and planetary systems. She also has a laboratory dedicated to simulate interstellar/cometary/planetary ices and detect trace species employing the same techniques used for remote observations to help constrain the chemical complexity of the ices, the amount of processing that occurs, and interpret past and present data from missions that observe ice features. Dr. Milam has been working on the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) as Deputy Project Scientist for Planetary Science since 2014. Under this role she helped establish the next generation space telescope as a planetary science resource, engaged the community in future observations and preparations, and assisted the project to ensure the capabilities of the observatory were suitable for solar system observations. She has also lead the study team for solar system science for WFIRST and is a member of the Origins Space Telescope Science and Technology Definition Team. 

     

    Positions/Employment

    7/2014 - Present

    James Webb Space Telescope Deputy Project Scientist for Planetary Science

    NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD
    2/2010 - Present

    Research Physical Scientist

    NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD
    3/2012 - 7/2014

    James Webb Space Telescope Planetary Science Liaison

    NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD
    10/2009 - 1/2010

    Principal Investigator

    SETI Institute at NASA/Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA
    10/2007 - 1/2010

    Research Associate

    SETI Institute at NASA/Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA

    Education

    • B.S. (Summa Cum Laude) in Chemistry, May 11, 2002, Kansas Wesleyan University, Salina, KS 67401
    • Ph.D. in Chemistry, December 15, 2007, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721

    Professional Societies

    American Astronomical Society , 2002 - Present
    American Chemical Society , 2002 - Present
    Division for Planetary Sciences , 2008 - Present
    AAS Laboratory Astrophysics Division, 2012 - Present
    Member at Large (2016-2019)
    ACS Astrochemistry Subdivision, 2013 - Present
    International Astronomical Union, 2018 - Present
    member

    Professional Service

    Journal Referee:

    Astronomical Journal

    Astrophysical Journal

    Astronomy & Astrophysics

    Journal of Chemical Physics

    Astrophysics and Space Science

    Reports on Progress in Physics

    Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

    Icarus

    Professional Committees:

    GSFC Science Director’s Committee (2013-2015)

    HST Solar System Advisory Committee (2013-2014)

    GSFC Planetary Science Strategic Fellow (2012-2015)

    Origins Space Telescope (OST) Science and Technology Definition Team (2016-2020)

    Planetary Science for Astrophysics Assets co-Chair (2018 - 2019)

    WFIRST Solar System Working Group NASA/GSFC lead.

    JWST Guaranteed Time Observation Team (Hammel – IDS program).

    2016 Keck Strategic Plan Solar System co-chair.

    Small Bodies Assessment Group Steering Committee (2020-2023)

    Selected Professional Activities:

    • SOFIA 4th generation instrument HIRMES co-investigator (Science team).

    • Comet Astrobiology Explorer Sample Return (CAESAR) Deputy Project Scientist, NASA GSFC, Greenbelt, MD January 2018 - current

    • Keynote speaker and SOC for Planets 2020 Ground and space observatories: a joint venture to planetary science held in Santiago, Chile (Spring 2020).

    • SOC for SPICA Science Conference held in Crete, Greece (Spring 2019).

    • SOFIA TAC Cycle 7 (chair) and Cycle 8.

    • SOC for Astrophysical Frontiers in the Next Decade and Beyond: Planets, Galaxies, Black Holes, and the Transient Universe held in Boulder, CO (June 2018).

    • SOC for NASA’s Laboratory Astrophysics Workshop held in Athens, GA (April 2018).

    • Co-Chair for Planning Solar System Observations with JWST workshops (Nov/Dec 2017).

    • Organizer for JWST proposal workshop at EPSC and DPS (September and October 2017).

    • Organized JWST and WFIRST Townhall events at DPS (October 2017).

    • Technical Managers Training 50 – NASA Wallops (April 2017).

    • Spitzer Cycle 13 TAC and panel chair.

    • SOC for Frontiers of ACS Astrochemistry Symposium: Solar System Chemistry - Planets to Comets and Beyond, Aug. 2016, Philadelphia, PA.

    • Special editor for Innovative Solar System Science with the James Webb Space Telescope (PASP volume 128 issue 959).

    • JWST televised interviews on “Super Brains” and “How Stuff Works”.

    • Keynote speaker and guest lecturer at UNISA Summer School on Power Oct. 26-30, 2015 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

    • SOC/LOC and chair for “From interstellar ices to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons: A symposium to honor Lou Allamandola's contributions to the molecular Universe”, Sept. 13-17, 2015, Annapolis, MD.

    • ALMA Cycles 3,4, and 6 Time Allocation Committee.

    • Principle organizer of Astrobiology Science Conference Session: How to Build a Habitable Planet: Determining the Origin and Nature of Prebiotic Species in Comets, June 15-19, 2015, Chicago, IL.

    • SOC for FarIR Surveyor Workshop, June 3-5, 2015, Beckman Institute at Caltech.

    • Session Chair 249th ACS Carbon in the Galaxy Astrochemistry Symposium, March 22-26, 2015.

    • Organized JWST workshop on Potential Science Investigations in the Solar System at the 46th Annual DPS Meeting November, 2014.

    • Session Chair DPS 2014.

    • Science Analysis Group #9 to the Cosmic Origins Program Analysis Group (COPAG) regarding Spitzer and JWST.

    • LOC for International Workshop on Instrumentation for Planetary Missions, Nov 4-7, 2014, GSFC.

    • SOC and Session Chair for Ground and space observatories: a joint venture to the Solar System and exoplanets, March 2015, Chile.

    • Session Chair LPSC 2014.

    • Coordinated ground-based observing campaigns for cometary apparitions at NRAO GBT, ARO SMT, JCMT, APEX, and ALMA for comets C/2009 P1 (Garradd), C/2011 L4 (PanSTARRS), C/2012 F6 (Lemmon), C/2012 S1 (ISON), C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy).

    • External Ephemeris tracking Commissioning for ALMA – Science Verification Proposal

    • Developed six Science Fliers for JWST: “MIRI and NIRSpec observations of Asteroids” and “JWST Observations in the Solar System”.

    • Organized NRAO Community Day at GSFC (October 2013).

    • Organized two Townhalls (DPS 2013 and LPSC 2014) on “Solar System Observations with JWST”.

    • Organized three workshops (DPS 2012, LPSC 2013, DPS 2014) on “Planning your Solar System Observations with JWST”.

    • NASA Project Science Training (2013).

    • Funded through NASA’s ROSES programs: ADAP, APRA, PAST, PATM, OSS, NAI.

    • Participant in the Goddard Diversity Dialogue Project, Phase V.

    • Served as a reviewer for NASA ROSES programs (PATM, OSS, APRA, ADAP, EW, XRP), NASA Earth and Space Sciences Fellowship, United States-Israel Binational Science Foundation, NSF astronomy, Discovery Red Team, and GSFC Internal Research and Development (IRAD) proposals.

    • Principle organizer of Astrobiology Science Conference Session “Extraterrestrial Biomolecules in the New Age of Astronomical Instrumentation”.

    • Organizer (PI) of Lorentz Center Workshop “Isotopes in Astrochemistry: An Interstellar Heritage for Solar System Materials?” Leiden, NL, December 2011.

    • SOC for Workshop on Cometary Taxonomy, Annapolis, MD, March 2011.

    • Participation in the Ground Based Observing Team for NASA’s EPOXI mission in November 2010.

    • SOC for a workshop on Cometary Radio Astronomy, Greenbank, VA, 16-19 May, 2010.

    • Participation in planning and carrying out observations using numerous telescopic facilities (ALMA, Herschel Space Observatory, SOFIA, ARO 12m and Submillimeter telescopes, NRAO GBT, JCMT, APEX, and IRAM 30m) from 2002-present.

    • Part of commissioning team for the new ALMA Band 6 receiver to the Arizona Radio Observatory Submillimeter Telescope in 2006/2007.

    • Participation in the Ground Based Observing Team for NASA’s DEEP IMPACT in July 2005.

     

    Awards

    2019 NASA Honor Award/Group Achievement – Astrophysics Large Mission Study Team
    2019 NASA GSFC Special Act Award
    2017-2019 NASA GSFC Distinguished Performance Award
    2016 Special Act Award – Leadership of the SOC/LOC for the Allamandola Symposium
    2015 Robert H. Goddard Honor Award – Exceptional Achievement in Science (Individual)
    2015 Robert H. Goddard Honor Award – Exceptional Achievement in Science (JWST Project Science Team)
    2013-2015 NASA GSFC Distinguished Performance Award
    2012/2014 NASA GSFC Science Innovation Fund
    2008 Young Alumni Award, Kansas Wesleyan University
    2005-2007 Achievement Rewards for College Scientist (ARCS) - Phoenix Chapter
    2005-2006 Galileo Circle Scholarship, University of Arizona
    2001-2002 Alpha Chi Honor Society (President), Kansas Wesleyan University
    1999-2002 Eisenhower Scholarship, Kansas Wesleyan University
     

    Other Professional Information

    Mentoring:
    Katarina Yocum (2017-present): Emory University Graduate Student
    Nathaniel X. Roth (2019-present): NASA Postdoctoral Fellow
    Miguel de Val-Borro (2016-2018): Catholic University of America, Research Associate
    Shawn Booth (2016): NASA Summer Internship
    Gilles Adande (2014-2016): NASA Postdoctoral Fellow
    Cristina Thomas (2014-2017): NASA Postdoctoral Fellow, JWST
    Adeline Gicquel (2012-2014): Catholic University of America, Research Associate
    Lillian Haynes (2013): Harvey Mudd University, Astrobiology Summer Intern
    Maissa Salama (2009): University of California Berkeley
    Matthew Levit (2008): Pennsylvania State University, SETI Summer Intern
    Danna Qasim (2005-2007): University of Arizona Women in Science and Engineering Intern
     

    Publications

    Refereed

    Yocum, K. M., H. H. Smith, E. W. Todd, et al. L. Mora, P. A. Gerakines, S. N. Milam, and S. L. Widicus Weaver. 2019. "Millimeter/Submillimeter Spectroscopic Detection of Desorbed Ices: A New Technique in Laboratory Astrochemistry." The Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 123 (40): 8702-8708 [10.1021/acs.jpca.9b04587]

    Cordiner, M. A., M. Y. Palmer, M. D. Val-Borro, et al. S. B. Charnley, L. Paganini, G. Villanueva, D. Bockelée-Morvan, N. Biver, A. J. Remijan, Y.-J. Kuan, S. N. Milam, J. Crovisier, D. C. Lis, and M. J. Mumma. 2019. "ALMA Autocorrelation Spectroscopy of Comets: The HCN/H13CN Ratio in C/2012 S1 (ISON)." The Astrophysical Journal, 870 (2): L26 [10.3847/2041-8213/aafb05]

    Holler, B. J., S. N. Milam, J. M. Bauer, et al. C. Alcock, M. T. Bannister, G. L. Bjoraker, C. A. Nixon, A. A. Simon, and L. C. Quick. 2018. "Solar system science with the Wide-Field Infrared Survey Telescope." Journal of Astronomical Telescopes, Instruments, and Systems, 4 (03): 1 [10.1117/1.jatis.4.3.034003]

    Battersby, C., L. Armus, E. Bergin, et al. T. Kataria, M. Meixner, A. Pope, K. B. Stevenson, A. Cooray, D. Leisawitz, D. Scott, J. Bauer, C. M. Bradford, K. Ennico, J. J. Fortney, L. Kaltenegger, G. J. Melnick, S. N. Milam, D. Narayanan, D. Padgett, K. Pontoppidan, T. Roellig, K. Sandstrom, K. Y. Su, J. Vieira, E. Wright, J. Zmuidzinas, J. Staguhn, K. Sheth, D. Benford, E. E. Mamajek, S. G. Neff, S. Carey, D. Burgarella, E. De Beck, M. Gerin, F. P. Helmich, S. H. Moseley, I. Sakon, and M. C. Wiedner. 2018. "The Origins Space Telescope." Nature Astronomy, 2 (8): 596-599 [10.1038/s41550-018-0540-y]

    de Val-Borro, M., S. N. Milam, M. A. Cordiner, et al. S. B. Charnley, I. M. Coulson, A. J. Remijan, and G. L. Villanueva. 2017. "Measuring molecular abundances in comet C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy) using the APEX telescope." Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 474 (1): 1099-1107 [10.1093/mnras/stx2802]

    Cordiner, M. A., J. Boissier, S. B. Charnley, et al. A. J. Remijan, M. J. Mumma, G. Villanueva, D. C. Lis, S. N. Milam, L. Paganini, J. Crovisier, D. Bockelee-Morvan, Y.-J. Kuan, N. Biver, and I. M. Coulson. 2017. "ALMA Mapping of Rapid Gas and Dust Variations in Comet C/2012 S1 (ISON):New Insights into the Origin of Cometary HNC." The Astrophysical Journal, 838 (2): 147 [10.3847/1538-4357/aa6590]

    De Nutte, R., L. Decin, H. Olofsson, et al. R. Lombaert, A. de Koter, A. Karakas, S. Milam, S. Ramstedt, R. J. Stancliffe, W. Homan, and M. Van de Sande. 2017. "Nucleosynthesis in AGB stars traced by oxygen isotopic ratios." Astronomy & Astrophysics, 600: A71 [10.1051/0004-6361/201629195]

    Coulson, I. M., M. A. Cordiner, Y.-J. Kuan, et al. W.-L. Tseng, Y.-L. Chuang, Z.-Y. Lin, S. N. Milam, S. B. Charnley, and W.-H. Ip. 2017. "JCMT Spectral and Continuum Imaging of Comet 252P/LINEAR." The Astronomical Journal, 153 (4): 169 [10.3847/1538-3881/aa6440]

    Cordiner, M. A., N. Biver, J. Crovisier, et al. D. Bockelée-Morvan, M. J. Mumma, S. B. Charnley, G. Villanueva, L. Paganini, D. C. Lis, S. N. Milam, A. J. Remijan, I. M. Coulson, Y.-J. Kuan, and J. Boissier. 2017. "Thermal Physics of the Inner Coma: ALMA Studies of the Methanol Distribution and Excitation in Comet C/2012 K1 (PanSTARRS)." The Astrophysical Journal, 837 (2): 177 [10.3847/1538-4357/aa6211]

    de Val-Borro, M., M. A. Cordiner, S. N. Milam, and S. B. Charnley. 2017. "Cine: Line excitation by infrared fluorescence in cometary atmospheres." The Journal of Open Source Software, 2 (11): 182 [10.21105/joss.00182]

    Aponte, J. C., J. E. Elsila, D. P. Glavin, et al. S. N. Milam, S. B. Charnley, and J. P. Dworkin. 2017. "Pathways to Meteoritic Glycine and Methylamine." ACS Earth and Space Chemistry, 1 (1): 3-13 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1021/acsearthspacechem.6b00014]

    Keane, J. V., S. N. Milam, I. M. Coulson, et al. J. T. Kleyna, Z. Sekanina, R. Kracht, T.-E. Riesen, K. J. Meech, and S. B. Charnley. 2016. "Catastrophic Disruption of Comet ISON." The Astrophysical Journal, 831 (2): 207.

    Cordiner, M. A., A. C. Boogert, S. B. Charnley, et al. K. Justtanont, N. L. Cox, R. G. Smith, A. G. Tielens, E. S. Wirström, S. N. Milam, and J. V. Keane. 2016. "On the nature of the enigmatic object IRAS 19312+1950: “A rare phase of massive star formation?" The Astrophysical Journal, 828 (1): 51 [10.3847/0004-637x/828/1/51]

    Rinehart, S. A., M. J. Rizzo, D. T. Leisawitz, et al. J. G. Staguhn, M. DiPirro, J. E. Mentzell, R. Juanola-Parramon, A. Dhabal, L. G. Mundy, S. H. Moseley, J. C. Mather, D. L. Padgett, K. Stapelfeldt, A. Roberge, M. Cordiner, S. Milam, T. Veach, and D. Fixsen. 2016. "The Space High Angular Resolution Probe for the Infrared (SHARP-IR)." Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2016: Optical, Infrared, and Millimeter Wave, [10.1117/12.2231790]

    Meixner, M., A. Cooray, R. Carter, et al. M. DiPirro, A. Flores, D. Leisawitz, L. Armus, C. Battersby, E. Bergin, C. M. Bradford, K. Ennico, G. J. Melnick, S. Milam, D. Narayanan, K. Pontoppidan, A. Pope, T. Roellig, K. Sandstrom, K. Y. Su, J. Vieira, E. Wright, J. Zmuidzinas, S. Alato, S. Carey, M. Gerin, F. Helmich, K. Menten, D. Scott, I. Sakon, and R. Vavrek. 2016. "The Far-Infrared Surveyor Mission study: paper I, the genesis." Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2016: Optical, Infrared, and Millimeter Wave, [10.1117/12.2240456]

    Biver, N., R. Moreno, D. Bockelee-Morvan, et al. A. Sandqvist, P. Colom, J. Crovisier, D. Lis, J. Boissier, V. Debout, G. Paubert, S. N. Milam, A. Hjalmarson, S. Lundin, T. Karrlsson, and M. Battelino. 2016. "Isotopic ratios of H, C, N, O, and S in comets C/2012 F6 (Lemmon) and C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy)." Astronomy & Astrophysics, 589 (A): 11 [10.1051/0004-6361/201528041]

    Norwood, J., H. Hammel, S. Milam, et al. J. Stansberry, J. Lunine, N. Chanover, D. Hines, G. Sonneborn, M. Tiscareno, M. Brown, and P. Ferruit. 2016. "Solar System Observations with theJames Webb Space Telescope." Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 128 (960): 025004 [10.1088/1538-3873/128/960/025004]

    Tiscareno, M. S., M. R. Showalter, R. G. French, et al. J. A. Burns, J. N. Cuzzi, I. D. Pater, D. P. Hamilton, M. M. Hedman, P. D. Nicholson, D. Tamayo, A. J. Verbiscer, S. N. Milam, and J. A. Stansberry. 2016. "Observing Planetary Rings and Small Satellites with theJames Webb Space Telescope: Science Justification and Observation Requirements." Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 128 (959): 018008 [10.1088/1538-3873/128/959/018008]

    Milam, S. N., J. A. Stansberry, G. Sonneborn, and C. Thomas. 2016. "TheJames Webb Space Telescope’s Plan for Operations and Instrument Capabilities for Observations in the Solar System." Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 128 (959): 018001 [10.1088/1538-3873/128/959/018001]

    Santos-Sanz, P., R. French, N. Pinilla-Alonso, et al. J. Stansberry, Z.-Y. Lin, Z.-W. Zhang, E. Vilenius, M. , J. Ortiz, F. Braga-Ribas, A. Bosh, R. Duffard, E. Lellouch, G. Tancredi, L. Young, S. Milam, and J. `. Group. 2016. "James Webb Space Telescope Observations of Stellar Occultations by Solar System Bodies and Rings." pasp, 128 (1): 018011 [10.1088/1538-3873/128/959/018011]

    Villanueva, G., F. Altieri, R. Clancy, et al. T. Encrenaz, T. Fouchet, P. Hartogh, E. Lellouch, M. Lop'ez-Valverde, M. Mumma, R. Novak, M. Smith, A.-C. Vandaele, M. Wolff, P. Ferruit, and S. Milam. 2016. "Unique Spectroscopy and Imaging of Mars with the James Webb Space Telescope." pasp, 128 (1): 018004 [10.1088/1538-3873/128/959/018004]

    Biver, N., D. Bockelee-Morvan, R. Moreno, et al. J. Crovisier, P. Colom, D. C. Lis, A. Sandqvist, J. Boissier, D. Despois, and S. N. Milam. 2015. "Ethyl alcohol and sugar in comet C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy)." Science Advances, 1 (9): e1500863-e1500863 [10.1126/sciadv.1500863]

    Cordiner, M. A., S. B. Charnley, M. J. Mumma, et al. D. Bockelée-Morvan, N. Biver, G. Villanueva, L. Paganini, S. N. Milam, A. J. Remijan, D. C. Lis, J. Crovisier, J. Boissier, Y.-J. Kuan, and I. M. Coulson. 2015. "Measuring the Distribution and Excitation of Cometary CH3OH Using ALMA." Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union, 11 (A29A): 233-236 [10.1017/s1743921316002957]

    Wirström, E. S., G. Adande, S. N. Milam, S. B. Charnley, and M. A. Cordiner. 2015. "15N fractionation in star-forming regions and Solar System objects." Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union, 11 (A29A): 271-274 [10.1017/s1743921316003033]

    Willacy, K., C. Alexander, M. Ali-Dib, et al. C. Ceccarelli, S. B. Charnley, M. Doronin, Y. Ellinger, P. Gast, E. Gibb, S. N. Milam, O. Mousis, F. Pauzat, C. Tornow, E. S. Wirström, and E. Zicler. 2015. "The Composition of the Protosolar Disk and the Formation Conditions for Comets." Space Science Reviews, 197 (1-4): 151-190 [10.1007/s11214-015-0167-6]

    Gicquel, A., S. N. Milam, I. M. Coulson, et al. G. L. Villanueva, M. A. Cordiner, S. B. Charnley, M. A. DiSanti, M. J. Mumma, and S. Szutowicz. 2015. "THE EVOLUTION OF VOLATILE PRODUCTION IN COMET C/2009 P1 (GARRADD) DURING ITS 2011–2012 APPARITION." The Astrophysical Journal, 807 (1): 19 [10.1088/0004-637x/807/1/19]

    Bockelée-Morvan, D., U. Calmonte, S. Charnley, et al. J. Duprat, C. Engrand, A. Gicquel, M. Hässig, E. Jehin, H. Kawakita, B. Marty, S. Milam, A. Morse, P. Rousselot, S. Sheridan, and E. Wirström. 2015. "Cometary Isotopic Measurements." Space Science Reviews, 197 (1-4): 47-83 [10.1007/s11214-015-0156-9]

    Cordiner, M. A., A. J. Remijan, J. Boissier, et al. S. N. Milam, M. J. Mumma, S. B. Charnley, L. Paganini, G. Villanueva, D. Bockelee-Morvan, Y.-J. Kuan, Y.-L. Chuang, D. C. Lis, N. Biver, J. Crovisier, D. Minniti, and I. M. Coulson. 2014. "ERRATUM: “MAPPING THE RELEASE OF VOLATILES IN THE INNER COMAE OF COMETS C/2012 F6 (LEMMON) AND C/2012 S1 (ISON) USING THE ATACAMA LARGE MILLIMETER/SUBMILLIMETER ARRAY” (2014, ApJ, 792, L2)." The Astrophysical Journal, 797 (1): L11 [10.1088/2041-8205/797/1/l11]

    Gicquel, A., S. N. Milam, G. L. Villanueva, et al. A. J. Remijan, I. M. Coulson, Y.-L. Chuang, S. B. Charnley, M. A. Cordiner, and Y.-J. Kuan. 2014. "GROUND-BASED MULTIWAVELENGTH OBSERVATIONS OF COMET 103P/HARTLEY 2." The Astrophysical Journal, 794 (1): 1 [10.1088/0004-637x/794/1/1]

    Bockelée-Morvan, D., N. Biver, J. Crovisier, et al. D. C. Lis, P. Hartogh, R. Moreno, M. de Val-Borro, G. A. Blake, S. Szutowicz, J. Boissier, J. Cernicharo, S. B. Charnley, M. Combi, M. A. Cordiner, T. de Graauw, P. Encrenaz, C. Jarchow, M. Kidger, M. Küppers, S. N. Milam, H. S. Müller, T. G. Phillips, and M. Rengel. 2014. "Searches for HCl and HF in comets 103P/Hartley 2 and C/2009 P1 (Garradd) with theHerschelSpace Observatory." Astronomy & Astrophysics, 562: A5 [10.1051/0004-6361/201322939]

    Cordiner, M. A., A. Remijan, J. Boissier, et al. S. N. Milam, M. J. Mumma, L. Paganini, and G. L. Villanueva. 2014. "Mapping the release of volatiles in the inner comae of comets C/2012 F6 (Lemmon) and C/2012 S1 (ISON) using the Atacama Large Millimeter/Submillimeter Array." ApJ, 792: L2.

    De Gregorio, B. T., R. M. Stroud, L. R. Nittler, et al. C. M. Alexander, N. D. Bassim, G. D. Cody, A. L. Kilcoyne, S. A. Sandford, S. N. Milam, M. Nuevo, and T. J. Zega. 2013. "Isotopic and chemical variation of organic nanoglobules in primitive meteorites." Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 48 (5): 904-928 [10.1111/maps.12109]

    Nuevo, M., S. N. Milam, and S. A. Sandford. 2012. "Nucleobases and Prebiotic Molecules in Organic Residues Produced from the Ultraviolet Photo-Irradiation of Pyrimidine in NH3 and H2O+NH3 Ices." Astrobiology, 12 (4): 295-314 [10.1089/ast.2011.0726]

    Wirstroem, E. S., S. B. Charnley, M. A. Cordiner, and S. N. Milam. 2012. "Isotopic Anomalies in Primitive Solar System Matter: Spin-state-dependent Fractionation of Nitrogen and Deuterium in Interstellar Clouds." ApJ, 757: L11.

    Nuevo, M., S. Milam, S. Sandford, et al. B. De Gregorio, G. Cody, and A. Kilcoyne. 2011. "XANES analysis of organic residues produced from the UV irradiation of astrophysical ice analogs." Advances in Space Research, 48 (6): 1126-1135 [10.1016/j.asr.2011.05.020]

    Meech, K. J., M. F. A’Hearn, J. A. Adams, et al. P. Bacci, J. Bai, L. Barrera, M. Battelino, J. M. Bauer, E. Becklin, B. Bhatt, N. Biver, D. Bockelée-Morvan, D. Bodewits, H. Böhnhardt, J. Boissier, B. P. Bonev, W. Borghini, J. R. Brucato, E. Bryssinck, M. W. Buie, H. Canovas, D. Castellano, S. B. Charnley, W. P. Chen, P. Chiang, Y.-J. Choi, D. J. Christian, Y.-L. Chuang, A. L. Cochran, P. Colom, M. R. Combi, I. M. Coulson, J. Crovisier, N. Dello Russo, K. Dennerl, K. DeWahl, M. A. DiSanti, M. Facchini, T. L. Farnham, Y. Fernández, H. G. Florén, U. Frisk, T. Fujiyoshi, R. Furusho, T. Fuse, G. Galli, D. A. García-Hernández, A. Gersch, Z. Getu, E. L. Gibb, M. Gillon, E. Guido, R. A. Guillermo, E. Hadamcik, O. Hainaut, H. B. Hammel, D. E. Harker, J. K. Harmon, W. M. Harris, P. Hartogh, M. Hashimoto, B. Häusler, T. Herter, A. Hjalmarson, S. T. Holland, M. Honda, S. Hosseini, E. S. Howell, N. Howes, H. H. Hsieh, H.-Y. Hsiao, D. Hutsemékers, S. M. Immler, W. M. Jackson, S. V. Jeffers, E. Jehin, T. J. Jones, M. de Juan Ovelar, H. M. Kaluna, T. Karlsson, H. Kawakita, J. V. Keane, L. D. Keller, M. S. Kelley, D. Kinoshita, N. N. Kiselev, J. Kleyna, M. M. Knight, H. Kobayashi, H. A. Kobulnicky, L. Kolokolova, M. Kreiny, Y.-J. Kuan, M. Küppers, J. M. Lacruz, W. B. Landsman, L. M. Lara, A. Lecacheux, A. C. Levasseur-Regourd, B. Li, J. Licandro, R. Ligustri, Z.-Y. Lin, M. Lippi, D. C. Lis, C. M. Lisse, A. J. Lovell, S. C. Lowry, H. Lu, S. Lundin, K. Magee-Sauer, P. Magain, J. Manfroid, E. Mazzotta Epifani, A. McKay, M. D. Melita, H. Mikuz, S. N. Milam, G. Milani, M. Min, R. Moreno, B. E. Mueller, M. J. Mumma, M. Nicolini, M. C. Nolan, H. L. Nordh, P. B. Nowajewski, O. Team, T. Ootsubo, L. Paganini, C. Perrella, J. Pittichová, E. Prosperi, Y. L. Radeva, W. T. Reach, A. J. Remijan, M. Rengel, T. E. Riesen, M. Rodenhuis, D. P. Rodríguez, R. W. Russell, D. K. Sahu, N. H. Samarasinha, A. Sánchez Caso, A. Sandqvist, G. Sarid, M. Sato, D. G. Schleicher, E. W. Schwieterman, A. K. Sen, D. Shenoy, J.-C. Shi, Y. Shinnaka, J. Skvarc, C. Snodgrass, M. L. Sitko, S. Sonnett, S. Sosseini, G. Sostero, S. Sugita, B. M. Swinyard, S. Szutowicz, N. Takato, P. Tanga, P. A. Taylor, G.-P. Tozzi, R. Trabatti, J. M. Trigo-Rodríguez, C. Tubiana, M. de Val-Borro, W. Vacca, B. Vandenbussche, J. Vaubaillion, F. P. Velichko, S. F. Velichko, R. J. Vervack, Jr., M. J. Vidal-Nunez, G. L. Villanueva, C. Vinante, J.-B. Vincent, M. Wang, L. H. Wasserman, J. Watanabe, H. A. Weaver, P. R. Weissman, S. Wolk, D. H. Wooden, C. E. Woodward, M. Yamaguchi, T. Yamashita, P. A. Yanamandra-Fischer, B. Yang, J.-S. Yao, D. K. Yeomans, T. Zenn, H. Zhao, and J. E. Ziffer. 2011. "EPOXI : COMET 103P/HARTLEY 2 OBSERVATIONS FROM A WORLDWIDE CAMPAIGN." The Astrophysical Journal, 734 (1): L1 [10.1088/2041-8205/734/1/l1]

    Sandford, S. A., S. N. Milam, M. Nuevo, P. Jenniskens, and M. H. Shaddad. 2010. "The mid-infrared transmission spectra of multiple stones from the Almahata Sitta meteorite." Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 45 (10-11): 1821-1835 [10.1111/j.1945-5100.2010.001096.x]

    Zolensky, M., J. Herrin, T. Mikouchi, et al. K. Ohsumi, J. Friedrich, A. Steele, D. Rumble, M. Fries, S. Sandford, S. Milam, K. Hagiya, H. Takeda, W. Satake, T. Kurihara, M. Colbert, R. Hanna, J. Maisano, R. Ketcham, C. Goodrich, L. Le, G. Robinson, J. Martinez, K. Ross, P. Jenniskens, and M. H. Shaddad. 2010. "Mineralogy and petrography of the Almahata Sitta ureilite." Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 45 (10-11): 1618-1637 [10.1111/j.1945-5100.2010.01128.x]

    Tenenbaum, E. D., J. L. Dodd, S. N. Milam, N. J. Woolf, and L. M. Ziurys. 2010. "THE ARIZONA RADIO OBSERVATORY 1 mm SPECTRAL SURVEY OF IRC +10216 AND VY CANIS MAJORIS (215–285 GHz)." The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series, 190 (2): 348-417 [10.1088/0067-0049/190/2/348]

    Bera, P. P., M. Nuevo, S. N. Milam, S. A. Sandford, and T. J. Lee. 2010. "Mechanism for the abiotic synthesis of uracil via UV-induced oxidation of pyrimidine in pure H2O ices under astrophysical conditions." The Journal of Chemical Physics, 133 (10): 104303 [10.1063/1.3478524]

    Tenenbaum, E. D., J. L. Dodd, S. N. Milam, N. J. Woolf, and L. M. Ziurys. 2010. "COMPARATIVE SPECTRA OF OXYGEN-RICH VERSUS CARBON-RICH CIRCUMSTELLAR SHELLS: VY CANIS MAJORIS AND IRC +10216 AT 215-285 GHz." The Astrophysical Journal, 720 (1): L102-L107 [10.1088/2041-8205/720/1/l102]

    Tenenbaum, E. D., S. N. Milam, N. J. Woolf, and L. M. Ziurys. 2009. "MOLECULAR SURVIVAL IN EVOLVED PLANETARY NEBULAE: DETECTION OF H2CO, c-C3H2, AND C2H IN THE HELIX." The Astrophysical Journal, 704 (2): L108-L112 [10.1088/0004-637x/704/2/l108]

    Ziurys, L. M., E. D. Tenenbaum, R. L. Pulliam, N. J. Woolf, and S. N. Milam. 2009. "CARBON CHEMISTRY IN THE ENVELOPE OF VY CANIS MAJORIS: IMPLICATIONS FOR OXYGEN-RICH EVOLVED STARS." The Astrophysical Journal, 695 (2): 1604-1613 [10.1088/0004-637x/695/2/1604]

    Jenniskens, P., M. H. Shaddad, D. Numan, et al. S. Elsir, A. M. Kudoda, M. E. Zolensky, L. Le, G. A. Robinson, J. M. Friedrich, D. Rumble, A. Steele, S. R. Chesley, A. Fitzsimmons, S. Duddy, H. H. Hsieh, G. Ramsay, P. G. Brown, W. N. Edwards, E. Tagliaferri, M. B. Boslough, R. E. Spalding, R. Dantowitz, M. Kozubal, P. Pravec, J. Borovicka, Z. Charvat, J. Vaubaillon, J. Kuiper, J. Albers, J. L. Bishop, R. L. Mancinelli, S. A. Sandford, S. N. Milam, M. Nuevo, and S. P. Worden. 2009. "The impact and recovery of asteroid 2008 TC3." Nature, 458 (7237): 485-488 [10.1038/nature07920]

    Nuevo, M., S. N. Milam, S. A. Sandford, J. E. Elsila, and J. P. Dworkin. 2009. "Formation of Uracil from the Ultraviolet Photo-Irradiation of Pyrimidine in Pure H2O Ices." ASTROBIOLOGY, 9 (7): [10.1089=ast.2008.0324]

    Nuevo, M., S. N. Milam, S. A. Sandford, J. E. Elsila, and J. P. Dworkin. 2009. "Formation of uracil from the UV photo-irradiation of pyrimidine in pure H2O ices." Astrobiology, 9: 683-695 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1089/ast.2008.0324]

    Disanti, M. A., G. L. Villanueva, S. N. Milam, et al. L. N. Zack, B. P. Bonev, M. J. Mumma, L. M. Ziurys, and W. M. Anderson. 2009. "A multi-wavelength study of parent volatile abundances in Comet C/2006 M4 (SWAN)." Icarus, 203: 589 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1016/j.icarus.2009.05.026]

    Remijan, A. J., S. N. Milam, M. Womack, et al. A. J. Apponi, L. M. Ziurys, S. Wyckoff, M. F. A’Hearn, I. de Pater, J. R. Forster, D. N. Friedel, P. Palmer, L. E. Snyder, J. M. Veal, L. M. Woodney, and M. C. Wright. 2008. "The Distribution, Excitation, and Formation of Cometary Molecules: Methanol, Methyl Cyanide, and Ethylene Glycol." The Astrophysical Journal, 689 (1): 613-621 [10.1086/592242]

    Milam, S. N., N. J. Woolf, and L. M. Ziurys. 2008. "CIRCUMSTELLAR12C/13C ISOTOPE RATIOS FROM MILLIMETER OBSERVATIONS OF CN AND CO: MIXING IN CARBON- AND OXYGEN-RICH STARS." The Astrophysical Journal, 690 (1): 837-849 [10.1088/0004-637x/690/1/837]

    Milam, S. N., D. T. Halfen, E. D. Tenenbaum, et al. A. J. Apponi, N. J. Woolf, and L. M. Ziurys. 2008. "Constraining Phosphorus Chemistry in Carbon‐ and Oxygen‐Rich Circumstellar Envelopes: Observations of PN, HCP, and CP." The Astrophysical Journal, 684 (1): 618-625 [10.1086/589135]

    Tenenbaum, E. D., S. N. Milam, A. J. Apponi, et al. N. J. Woolf, L. M. Ziurys, and F. L. Schöier. 2008. "The 1 mm spectrum of VY Canis Majoris: Chemistry in an O-rich envelope." Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union, 4 (S251): 171-172 [10.1017/s1743921308021492]

    Milam, S. N., A. J. Apponi, N. J. Woolf, and L. M. Ziurys. 2007. "Oxygen-rich Mass Loss with a Pinch of Salt: NaCl in the Circumstellar Gas of IK Tauri and VY Canis Majoris." The Astrophysical Journal, 668 (2): L131-L134 [10.1086/522928]

    Ziurys, L. M., S. N. Milam, A. J. Apponi, and N. J. Woolf. 2007. "Chemical complexity in the winds of the oxygen-rich supergiant star VY Canis Majoris." Nature, 447 (7148): 1094-1097 [10.1038/nature05905]

    Milam, S. N., A. J. Remijan, M. Womack, et al. L. Abrell, L. M. Ziurys, S. Wyckoff, A. J. Apponi, D. N. Friedel, L. E. Snyder, J. M. Veal, P. Palmer, L. M. Woodney, M. F. A’Hearn, J. R. Forster, M. C. Wright, I. de Pater, S. Choi, and M. Gesmundo. 2006. "Formaldehyde in Comets C/1995 O1 (Hale‐Bopp), C/2002 T7 (LINEAR), and C/2001 Q4 (NEAT): Investigating the Cometary Origin of H2CO." The Astrophysical Journal, 649 (2): 1169-1177 [10.1086/506501]

    Milam, S. N., L. M. Ziurys, N. J. Woolf, and S. Wyckoff. 2006. "Carbon Isotope Ratios In Circumstellar Envelopes: Constraints For Nucleosynthesis And Galactic Chemical Evolution." AIP Conference Proceedings, [10.1063/1.2359552]

    Milam, S. N., C. Savage, M. A. Brewster, L. M. Ziurys, and S. Wyckoff. 2005. "The12C/13C Isotope Gradient Derived from Millimeter Transitions of CN: The Case for Galactic Chemical Evolution." The Astrophysical Journal, 634 (2): 1126-1132 [10.1086/497123]

    Milam, S. N., C. Savage, L. M. Ziurys, and S. Wyckoff. 2004. "HCO+Observations toward Comet Hale‐Bopp (C/1995 O1): Ion‐Molecule Chemistry and Evidence for a Volatile Secondary Source." The Astrophysical Journal, 615 (2): 1054-1062 [10.1086/424701]

    Brief Bio

    Dr. Milam works in the Astrochemistry Laboratory at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (Greenbelt, Maryland USA). She is an expert in rotational spectroscopy, observations, and laboratory modeling of astrochemistry and molecular astrophysics of the interstellar medium, evolved stars, star formation regions, and comets with an emphasis on isotopic fractionation and astrobiology of primitive materials. Dr. Milam maintains a renowned observational program with radio telescopes around the world, and with space-based observatories, to routinely observe comets as part of an international collaboration. Additionally, she conducts high resolution spectroscopic studies of evolved stars, star forming regions, and the Galactic interstellar medium, specializing in isotopes. Her key research objective is to study the isotope composition of evolved stars to determine the nucleosynthetic processes that have taken place, chemical enrichments that may occur in the mass-loss process, and how the enrichment is distributed to the interstellar medium, star forming regions, and planetary systems. She also has a laboratory dedicated to simulate interstellar/cometary/planetary ices and detect trace species employing the same techniques used for remote observations to help constrain the chemical complexity of the ices, the amount of processing that occurs, and interpret past and present data from missions that observe ice features. Dr. Milam has been working on the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) as Deputy Project Scientist for Planetary Science since 2014. Under this role she helped establish the next generation space telescope as a planetary science resource, engaged the community in future observations and preparations, and assisted the project to ensure the capabilities of the observatory were suitable for solar system observations. She has also lead the study team for solar system science for WFIRST and is a member of the Origins Space Telescope Science and Technology Definition Team. 

     

    Publications

    Refereed

    Yocum, K. M., H. H. Smith, E. W. Todd, et al. L. Mora, P. A. Gerakines, S. N. Milam, and S. L. Widicus Weaver. 2019. "Millimeter/Submillimeter Spectroscopic Detection of Desorbed Ices: A New Technique in Laboratory Astrochemistry." The Journal of Physical Chemistry A 123 (40): 8702-8708 [10.1021/acs.jpca.9b04587]

    Cordiner, M. A., M. Y. Palmer, M. D. Val-Borro, et al. S. B. Charnley, L. Paganini, G. Villanueva, D. Bockelée-Morvan, N. Biver, A. J. Remijan, Y.-J. Kuan, S. N. Milam, J. Crovisier, D. C. Lis, and M. J. Mumma. 2019. "ALMA Autocorrelation Spectroscopy of Comets: The HCN/H13CN Ratio in C/2012 S1 (ISON)." The Astrophysical Journal 870 (2): L26 [10.3847/2041-8213/aafb05]

    Holler, B. J., S. N. Milam, J. M. Bauer, et al. C. Alcock, M. T. Bannister, G. L. Bjoraker, C. A. Nixon, A. A. Simon, and L. C. Quick. 2018. "Solar system science with the Wide-Field Infrared Survey Telescope." Journal of Astronomical Telescopes, Instruments, and Systems 4 (03): 1 [10.1117/1.jatis.4.3.034003]

    Battersby, C., L. Armus, E. Bergin, et al. T. Kataria, M. Meixner, A. Pope, K. B. Stevenson, A. Cooray, D. Leisawitz, D. Scott, J. Bauer, C. M. Bradford, K. Ennico, J. J. Fortney, L. Kaltenegger, G. J. Melnick, S. N. Milam, D. Narayanan, D. Padgett, K. Pontoppidan, T. Roellig, K. Sandstrom, K. Y. Su, J. Vieira, E. Wright, J. Zmuidzinas, J. Staguhn, K. Sheth, D. Benford, E. E. Mamajek, S. G. Neff, S. Carey, D. Burgarella, E. De Beck, M. Gerin, F. P. Helmich, S. H. Moseley, I. Sakon, and M. C. Wiedner. 2018. "The Origins Space Telescope." Nature Astronomy 2 (8): 596-599 [10.1038/s41550-018-0540-y]

    de Val-Borro, M., S. N. Milam, M. A. Cordiner, et al. S. B. Charnley, I. M. Coulson, A. J. Remijan, and G. L. Villanueva. 2017. "Measuring molecular abundances in comet C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy) using the APEX telescope." Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 474 (1): 1099-1107 [10.1093/mnras/stx2802]

    Cordiner, M. A., J. Boissier, S. B. Charnley, et al. A. J. Remijan, M. J. Mumma, G. Villanueva, D. C. Lis, S. N. Milam, L. Paganini, J. Crovisier, D. Bockelee-Morvan, Y.-J. Kuan, N. Biver, and I. M. Coulson. 2017. "ALMA Mapping of Rapid Gas and Dust Variations in Comet C/2012 S1 (ISON):New Insights into the Origin of Cometary HNC." The Astrophysical Journal 838 (2): 147 [10.3847/1538-4357/aa6590]

    De Nutte, R., L. Decin, H. Olofsson, et al. R. Lombaert, A. de Koter, A. Karakas, S. Milam, S. Ramstedt, R. J. Stancliffe, W. Homan, and M. Van de Sande. 2017. "Nucleosynthesis in AGB stars traced by oxygen isotopic ratios." Astronomy & Astrophysics 600 A71 [10.1051/0004-6361/201629195]

    Coulson, I. M., M. A. Cordiner, Y.-J. Kuan, et al. W.-L. Tseng, Y.-L. Chuang, Z.-Y. Lin, S. N. Milam, S. B. Charnley, and W.-H. Ip. 2017. "JCMT Spectral and Continuum Imaging of Comet 252P/LINEAR." The Astronomical Journal 153 (4): 169 [10.3847/1538-3881/aa6440]

    Cordiner, M. A., N. Biver, J. Crovisier, et al. D. Bockelée-Morvan, M. J. Mumma, S. B. Charnley, G. Villanueva, L. Paganini, D. C. Lis, S. N. Milam, A. J. Remijan, I. M. Coulson, Y.-J. Kuan, and J. Boissier. 2017. "Thermal Physics of the Inner Coma: ALMA Studies of the Methanol Distribution and Excitation in Comet C/2012 K1 (PanSTARRS)." The Astrophysical Journal 837 (2): 177 [10.3847/1538-4357/aa6211]

    de Val-Borro, M., M. A. Cordiner, S. N. Milam, and S. B. Charnley. 2017. "Cine: Line excitation by infrared fluorescence in cometary atmospheres." The Journal of Open Source Software 2 (11): 182 [10.21105/joss.00182]

    Aponte, J. C., J. E. Elsila, D. P. Glavin, et al. S. N. Milam, S. B. Charnley, and J. P. Dworkin. 2017. "Pathways to Meteoritic Glycine and Methylamine." ACS Earth and Space Chemistry 1 (1): 3-13 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1021/acsearthspacechem.6b00014]

    Keane, J. V., S. N. Milam, I. M. Coulson, et al. J. T. Kleyna, Z. Sekanina, R. Kracht, T.-E. Riesen, K. J. Meech, and S. B. Charnley. 2016. "Catastrophic Disruption of Comet ISON." The Astrophysical Journal 831 (2): 207

    Cordiner, M. A., A. C. Boogert, S. B. Charnley, et al. K. Justtanont, N. L. Cox, R. G. Smith, A. G. Tielens, E. S. Wirström, S. N. Milam, and J. V. Keane. 2016. "On the nature of the enigmatic object IRAS 19312+1950: “A rare phase of massive star formation?" The Astrophysical Journal 828 (1): 51 [10.3847/0004-637x/828/1/51]

    Rinehart, S. A., M. J. Rizzo, D. T. Leisawitz, et al. J. G. Staguhn, M. DiPirro, J. E. Mentzell, R. Juanola-Parramon, A. Dhabal, L. G. Mundy, S. H. Moseley, J. C. Mather, D. L. Padgett, K. Stapelfeldt, A. Roberge, M. Cordiner, S. Milam, T. Veach, and D. Fixsen. 2016. "The Space High Angular Resolution Probe for the Infrared (SHARP-IR)." Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2016: Optical, Infrared, and Millimeter Wave [10.1117/12.2231790]

    Meixner, M., A. Cooray, R. Carter, et al. M. DiPirro, A. Flores, D. Leisawitz, L. Armus, C. Battersby, E. Bergin, C. M. Bradford, K. Ennico, G. J. Melnick, S. Milam, D. Narayanan, K. Pontoppidan, A. Pope, T. Roellig, K. Sandstrom, K. Y. Su, J. Vieira, E. Wright, J. Zmuidzinas, S. Alato, S. Carey, M. Gerin, F. Helmich, K. Menten, D. Scott, I. Sakon, and R. Vavrek. 2016. "The Far-Infrared Surveyor Mission study: paper I, the genesis." Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2016: Optical, Infrared, and Millimeter Wave [10.1117/12.2240456]

    Biver, N., R. Moreno, D. Bockelee-Morvan, et al. A. Sandqvist, P. Colom, J. Crovisier, D. Lis, J. Boissier, V. Debout, G. Paubert, S. N. Milam, A. Hjalmarson, S. Lundin, T. Karrlsson, and M. Battelino. 2016. "Isotopic ratios of H, C, N, O, and S in comets C/2012 F6 (Lemmon) and C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy)." Astronomy & Astrophysics 589 (A): 11 [10.1051/0004-6361/201528041]

    Norwood, J., H. Hammel, S. Milam, et al. J. Stansberry, J. Lunine, N. Chanover, D. Hines, G. Sonneborn, M. Tiscareno, M. Brown, and P. Ferruit. 2016. "Solar System Observations with theJames Webb Space Telescope." Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific 128 (960): 025004 [10.1088/1538-3873/128/960/025004]

    Tiscareno, M. S., M. R. Showalter, R. G. French, et al. J. A. Burns, J. N. Cuzzi, I. D. Pater, D. P. Hamilton, M. M. Hedman, P. D. Nicholson, D. Tamayo, A. J. Verbiscer, S. N. Milam, and J. A. Stansberry. 2016. "Observing Planetary Rings and Small Satellites with theJames Webb Space Telescope: Science Justification and Observation Requirements." Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific 128 (959): 018008 [10.1088/1538-3873/128/959/018008]

    Milam, S. N., J. A. Stansberry, G. Sonneborn, and C. Thomas. 2016. "TheJames Webb Space Telescope’s Plan for Operations and Instrument Capabilities for Observations in the Solar System." Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific 128 (959): 018001 [10.1088/1538-3873/128/959/018001]

    Santos-Sanz, P., R. French, N. Pinilla-Alonso, et al. J. Stansberry, Z.-Y. Lin, Z.-W. Zhang, E. Vilenius, M. , J. Ortiz, F. Braga-Ribas, A. Bosh, R. Duffard, E. Lellouch, G. Tancredi, L. Young, S. Milam, and J. `. Group. 2016. "James Webb Space Telescope Observations of Stellar Occultations by Solar System Bodies and Rings." pasp 128 (1): 018011 [10.1088/1538-3873/128/959/018011]

    Villanueva, G., F. Altieri, R. Clancy, et al. T. Encrenaz, T. Fouchet, P. Hartogh, E. Lellouch, M. Lop'ez-Valverde, M. Mumma, R. Novak, M. Smith, A.-C. Vandaele, M. Wolff, P. Ferruit, and S. Milam. 2016. "Unique Spectroscopy and Imaging of Mars with the James Webb Space Telescope." pasp 128 (1): 018004 [10.1088/1538-3873/128/959/018004]

    Biver, N., D. Bockelee-Morvan, R. Moreno, et al. J. Crovisier, P. Colom, D. C. Lis, A. Sandqvist, J. Boissier, D. Despois, and S. N. Milam. 2015. "Ethyl alcohol and sugar in comet C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy)." Science Advances 1 (9): e1500863-e1500863 [10.1126/sciadv.1500863]

    Cordiner, M. A., S. B. Charnley, M. J. Mumma, et al. D. Bockelée-Morvan, N. Biver, G. Villanueva, L. Paganini, S. N. Milam, A. J. Remijan, D. C. Lis, J. Crovisier, J. Boissier, Y.-J. Kuan, and I. M. Coulson. 2015. "Measuring the Distribution and Excitation of Cometary CH3OH Using ALMA." Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union 11 (A29A): 233-236 [10.1017/s1743921316002957]

    Wirström, E. S., G. Adande, S. N. Milam, S. B. Charnley, and M. A. Cordiner. 2015. "15N fractionation in star-forming regions and Solar System objects." Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union 11 (A29A): 271-274 [10.1017/s1743921316003033]

    Willacy, K., C. Alexander, M. Ali-Dib, et al. C. Ceccarelli, S. B. Charnley, M. Doronin, Y. Ellinger, P. Gast, E. Gibb, S. N. Milam, O. Mousis, F. Pauzat, C. Tornow, E. S. Wirström, and E. Zicler. 2015. "The Composition of the Protosolar Disk and the Formation Conditions for Comets." Space Science Reviews 197 (1-4): 151-190 [10.1007/s11214-015-0167-6]

    Gicquel, A., S. N. Milam, I. M. Coulson, et al. G. L. Villanueva, M. A. Cordiner, S. B. Charnley, M. A. DiSanti, M. J. Mumma, and S. Szutowicz. 2015. "THE EVOLUTION OF VOLATILE PRODUCTION IN COMET C/2009 P1 (GARRADD) DURING ITS 2011–2012 APPARITION." The Astrophysical Journal 807 (1): 19 [10.1088/0004-637x/807/1/19]

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    Gicquel, A., S. N. Milam, G. L. Villanueva, et al. A. J. Remijan, I. M. Coulson, Y.-L. Chuang, S. B. Charnley, M. A. Cordiner, and Y.-J. Kuan. 2014. "GROUND-BASED MULTIWAVELENGTH OBSERVATIONS OF COMET 103P/HARTLEY 2." The Astrophysical Journal 794 (1): 1 [10.1088/0004-637x/794/1/1]

    Bockelée-Morvan, D., N. Biver, J. Crovisier, et al. D. C. Lis, P. Hartogh, R. Moreno, M. de Val-Borro, G. A. Blake, S. Szutowicz, J. Boissier, J. Cernicharo, S. B. Charnley, M. Combi, M. A. Cordiner, T. de Graauw, P. Encrenaz, C. Jarchow, M. Kidger, M. Küppers, S. N. Milam, H. S. Müller, T. G. Phillips, and M. Rengel. 2014. "Searches for HCl and HF in comets 103P/Hartley 2 and C/2009 P1 (Garradd) with theHerschelSpace Observatory." Astronomy & Astrophysics 562 A5 [10.1051/0004-6361/201322939]

    Cordiner, M. A., A. Remijan, J. Boissier, et al. S. N. Milam, M. J. Mumma, L. Paganini, and G. L. Villanueva. 2014. "Mapping the release of volatiles in the inner comae of comets C/2012 F6 (Lemmon) and C/2012 S1 (ISON) using the Atacama Large Millimeter/Submillimeter Array." ApJ 792 L2

    De Gregorio, B. T., R. M. Stroud, L. R. Nittler, et al. C. M. Alexander, N. D. Bassim, G. D. Cody, A. L. Kilcoyne, S. A. Sandford, S. N. Milam, M. Nuevo, and T. J. Zega. 2013. "Isotopic and chemical variation of organic nanoglobules in primitive meteorites." Meteoritics & Planetary Science 48 (5): 904-928 [10.1111/maps.12109]

    Nuevo, M., S. N. Milam, and S. A. Sandford. 2012. "Nucleobases and Prebiotic Molecules in Organic Residues Produced from the Ultraviolet Photo-Irradiation of Pyrimidine in NH3 and H2O+NH3 Ices." Astrobiology 12 (4): 295-314 [10.1089/ast.2011.0726]

    Wirstroem, E. S., S. B. Charnley, M. A. Cordiner, and S. N. Milam. 2012. "Isotopic Anomalies in Primitive Solar System Matter: Spin-state-dependent Fractionation of Nitrogen and Deuterium in Interstellar Clouds." ApJ 757 L11

    Nuevo, M., S. Milam, S. Sandford, et al. B. De Gregorio, G. Cody, and A. Kilcoyne. 2011. "XANES analysis of organic residues produced from the UV irradiation of astrophysical ice analogs." Advances in Space Research 48 (6): 1126-1135 [10.1016/j.asr.2011.05.020]

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    Sandford, S. A., S. N. Milam, M. Nuevo, P. Jenniskens, and M. H. Shaddad. 2010. "The mid-infrared transmission spectra of multiple stones from the Almahata Sitta meteorite." Meteoritics & Planetary Science 45 (10-11): 1821-1835 [10.1111/j.1945-5100.2010.001096.x]

    Zolensky, M., J. Herrin, T. Mikouchi, et al. K. Ohsumi, J. Friedrich, A. Steele, D. Rumble, M. Fries, S. Sandford, S. Milam, K. Hagiya, H. Takeda, W. Satake, T. Kurihara, M. Colbert, R. Hanna, J. Maisano, R. Ketcham, C. Goodrich, L. Le, G. Robinson, J. Martinez, K. Ross, P. Jenniskens, and M. H. Shaddad. 2010. "Mineralogy and petrography of the Almahata Sitta ureilite." Meteoritics & Planetary Science 45 (10-11): 1618-1637 [10.1111/j.1945-5100.2010.01128.x]

    Tenenbaum, E. D., J. L. Dodd, S. N. Milam, N. J. Woolf, and L. M. Ziurys. 2010. "THE ARIZONA RADIO OBSERVATORY 1 mm SPECTRAL SURVEY OF IRC +10216 AND VY CANIS MAJORIS (215–285 GHz)." The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series 190 (2): 348-417 [10.1088/0067-0049/190/2/348]

    Bera, P. P., M. Nuevo, S. N. Milam, S. A. Sandford, and T. J. Lee. 2010. "Mechanism for the abiotic synthesis of uracil via UV-induced oxidation of pyrimidine in pure H2O ices under astrophysical conditions." The Journal of Chemical Physics 133 (10): 104303 [10.1063/1.3478524]

    Tenenbaum, E. D., J. L. Dodd, S. N. Milam, N. J. Woolf, and L. M. Ziurys. 2010. "COMPARATIVE SPECTRA OF OXYGEN-RICH VERSUS CARBON-RICH CIRCUMSTELLAR SHELLS: VY CANIS MAJORIS AND IRC +10216 AT 215-285 GHz." The Astrophysical Journal 720 (1): L102-L107 [10.1088/2041-8205/720/1/l102]

    Tenenbaum, E. D., S. N. Milam, N. J. Woolf, and L. M. Ziurys. 2009. "MOLECULAR SURVIVAL IN EVOLVED PLANETARY NEBULAE: DETECTION OF H2CO, c-C3H2, AND C2H IN THE HELIX." The Astrophysical Journal 704 (2): L108-L112 [10.1088/0004-637x/704/2/l108]

    Ziurys, L. M., E. D. Tenenbaum, R. L. Pulliam, N. J. Woolf, and S. N. Milam. 2009. "CARBON CHEMISTRY IN THE ENVELOPE OF VY CANIS MAJORIS: IMPLICATIONS FOR OXYGEN-RICH EVOLVED STARS." The Astrophysical Journal 695 (2): 1604-1613 [10.1088/0004-637x/695/2/1604]

    Jenniskens, P., M. H. Shaddad, D. Numan, et al. S. Elsir, A. M. Kudoda, M. E. Zolensky, L. Le, G. A. Robinson, J. M. Friedrich, D. Rumble, A. Steele, S. R. Chesley, A. Fitzsimmons, S. Duddy, H. H. Hsieh, G. Ramsay, P. G. Brown, W. N. Edwards, E. Tagliaferri, M. B. Boslough, R. E. Spalding, R. Dantowitz, M. Kozubal, P. Pravec, J. Borovicka, Z. Charvat, J. Vaubaillon, J. Kuiper, J. Albers, J. L. Bishop, R. L. Mancinelli, S. A. Sandford, S. N. Milam, M. Nuevo, and S. P. Worden. 2009. "The impact and recovery of asteroid 2008 TC3." Nature 458 (7237): 485-488 [10.1038/nature07920]

    Nuevo, M., S. N. Milam, S. A. Sandford, J. E. Elsila, and J. P. Dworkin. 2009. "Formation of Uracil from the Ultraviolet Photo-Irradiation of Pyrimidine in Pure H2O Ices." ASTROBIOLOGY 9 (7): [10.1089=ast.2008.0324]

    Nuevo, M., S. N. Milam, S. A. Sandford, J. E. Elsila, and J. P. Dworkin. 2009. "Formation of uracil from the UV photo-irradiation of pyrimidine in pure H2O ices." Astrobiology 9 683-695 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1089/ast.2008.0324]

    Disanti, M. A., G. L. Villanueva, S. N. Milam, et al. L. N. Zack, B. P. Bonev, M. J. Mumma, L. M. Ziurys, and W. M. Anderson. 2009. "A multi-wavelength study of parent volatile abundances in Comet C/2006 M4 (SWAN)." Icarus 203 589 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1016/j.icarus.2009.05.026]

    Remijan, A. J., S. N. Milam, M. Womack, et al. A. J. Apponi, L. M. Ziurys, S. Wyckoff, M. F. A’Hearn, I. de Pater, J. R. Forster, D. N. Friedel, P. Palmer, L. E. Snyder, J. M. Veal, L. M. Woodney, and M. C. Wright. 2008. "The Distribution, Excitation, and Formation of Cometary Molecules: Methanol, Methyl Cyanide, and Ethylene Glycol." The Astrophysical Journal 689 (1): 613-621 [10.1086/592242]

    Milam, S. N., N. J. Woolf, and L. M. Ziurys. 2008. "CIRCUMSTELLAR12C/13C ISOTOPE RATIOS FROM MILLIMETER OBSERVATIONS OF CN AND CO: MIXING IN CARBON- AND OXYGEN-RICH STARS." The Astrophysical Journal 690 (1): 837-849 [10.1088/0004-637x/690/1/837]

    Milam, S. N., D. T. Halfen, E. D. Tenenbaum, et al. A. J. Apponi, N. J. Woolf, and L. M. Ziurys. 2008. "Constraining Phosphorus Chemistry in Carbon‐ and Oxygen‐Rich Circumstellar Envelopes: Observations of PN, HCP, and CP." The Astrophysical Journal 684 (1): 618-625 [10.1086/589135]

    Tenenbaum, E. D., S. N. Milam, A. J. Apponi, et al. N. J. Woolf, L. M. Ziurys, and F. L. Schöier. 2008. "The 1 mm spectrum of VY Canis Majoris: Chemistry in an O-rich envelope." Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union 4 (S251): 171-172 [10.1017/s1743921308021492]

    Milam, S. N., A. J. Apponi, N. J. Woolf, and L. M. Ziurys. 2007. "Oxygen-rich Mass Loss with a Pinch of Salt: NaCl in the Circumstellar Gas of IK Tauri and VY Canis Majoris." The Astrophysical Journal 668 (2): L131-L134 [10.1086/522928]

    Ziurys, L. M., S. N. Milam, A. J. Apponi, and N. J. Woolf. 2007. "Chemical complexity in the winds of the oxygen-rich supergiant star VY Canis Majoris." Nature 447 (7148): 1094-1097 [10.1038/nature05905]

    Milam, S. N., A. J. Remijan, M. Womack, et al. L. Abrell, L. M. Ziurys, S. Wyckoff, A. J. Apponi, D. N. Friedel, L. E. Snyder, J. M. Veal, P. Palmer, L. M. Woodney, M. F. A’Hearn, J. R. Forster, M. C. Wright, I. de Pater, S. Choi, and M. Gesmundo. 2006. "Formaldehyde in Comets C/1995 O1 (Hale‐Bopp), C/2002 T7 (LINEAR), and C/2001 Q4 (NEAT): Investigating the Cometary Origin of H2CO." The Astrophysical Journal 649 (2): 1169-1177 [10.1086/506501]

    Milam, S. N., L. M. Ziurys, N. J. Woolf, and S. Wyckoff. 2006. "Carbon Isotope Ratios In Circumstellar Envelopes: Constraints For Nucleosynthesis And Galactic Chemical Evolution." AIP Conference Proceedings [10.1063/1.2359552]

    Milam, S. N., C. Savage, M. A. Brewster, L. M. Ziurys, and S. Wyckoff. 2005. "The12C/13C Isotope Gradient Derived from Millimeter Transitions of CN: The Case for Galactic Chemical Evolution." The Astrophysical Journal 634 (2): 1126-1132 [10.1086/497123]

    Milam, S. N., C. Savage, L. M. Ziurys, and S. Wyckoff. 2004. "HCO+Observations toward Comet Hale‐Bopp (C/1995 O1): Ion‐Molecule Chemistry and Evidence for a Volatile Secondary Source." The Astrophysical Journal 615 (2): 1054-1062 [10.1086/424701]

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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