Publications

Publication List

Publications

Articles

Biofluorescent Worlds II: Biological Fluorescence Induced by Stellar UV Flares, A New Temporal Biosignature: O'Malley-James J.T., Kaltenegger L. (2019), MNRAS, In Press.

Expanding the Timeline for Earth's Photosynthetic Red Edge Biosignature: O'Malley-James J.T., Kaltenegger L. (2019), ApJL 879: L20.

Lessons from Early Earth: UV Surface Radiation Should Not Limit the Habitability of Active M Star Systems: O'Malley-James J.T., Kaltenegger L. (2019), MNRAS 485: 5598-25603.

Biofluorescent Worlds: Global Biological Fluorescence as a Biosignature: O'Malley-James J.T., Kaltenegger L. (2018), MNRAS 481: 2487-2496.

The Vegetation Red Edge Biosignature Through Time on Earth and Exoplanets: O'Malley-James J.T., Kaltenegger L. (2018), Astrobiology 18: 1123-1136.

UV Surface Habitability of the TRAPPIST-1 System: O'Malley-James J.T., Kaltenegger L. (2017), MNRAS Lett. 469: L26-L30.

Habitability: A Review: Cockell C.S., Bush T., Bryce C., Direito S., Fox-Powell M., Harrison J.P., Lammer H., Landenmark H., Martin-Torres J., Nicholson N., Noack L., O'Malley-James J.T., Payler S.J., Rushby A., Samuels T., Schwendner P., Wadsworth J., Zorzano M.P. (2016), Astrobiology, 16: 89-117.

Observational Signatures of Self-Destructive Civilisations: Stevens A., Forgan D. O'Malley-James J.T. (2015), Int. J. Astrobiology 15: 333-344.

In Search of Future Earths: Assessing the possibility of finding Earth analogues in the later stages of their habitable lifetimes: O'Malley-James J.T., Greaves J.S., Cockell C.S., Raven J.A. (2015), Astrobiology 15: 400-411.

Swansong Biospheres II: The final signs of life on terrestrial planets near the end of their habitable lifetimes: O'Malley-James J.T., Cockell C.S., Greaves J.S., Raven J.A. (2014), Int. J. Astrobiology 13: 229-243.

Circumstellar Habitable Zones for Deep Biospheres: McMahon S., O'Malley-James J.T., Parnell J. (2013), Planetary & Space Science 85: 312-318.

From Cytoplasm to Environment: The Inorganic Ingredients for the Origin of Life: Novoselov A.A., Serrano P., Pacheco M.L.A.F., Chaffin M.S., O'Malley-James J.T., Moreno S.C., Ribeiro F.B. (2013), Astrobiology 13: 294-302.

Swansong Biospheres: Refuges for life and novel microbial biospheres on terrestrial planets near the end of their habitable lifetimes: O'Malley-James J.T., Greaves J.S., Raven J.A., Cockell C.S. (2013), Int. J. Astrobiology 12: 99-112.

Life and Light: Exotic Photosynthesis in Binary and Multiple Star Systems: O'Malley-James J.T., Raven J.A., Cockell C.S., Greaves J.S. (2012), Astrobiology 12: 115-124.

Refereed proceedings

Swansong Biospheres: The biosignatures of inhabited earth-like planets nearing the end of their habitable lifetimes: O'Malley-James J.T., Greaves J.S., Raven J.A., Cockell C.S. (2014), Exploring the Formation and Evolution of Planetary Systems, Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union, IAU Symposium, Volume 299, pp. 378-379.

Book chapters:

From Life to Exolife: The interdependence of astrobiology and evolutionary biology: O'Malley-James J.T., Lutz S. (2013) In: Evolutionary Biology: Exobiology and Evolutionary Mechanisms, ed. Pierre Pontarotti. Springer. pp. 95-108.

Other

Looking for Life at the End of Worlds: O'Malley-James J.T. (2018) - popular science article for Cornell Cosmic, Spring 2018

Exotic Photosynthesis in Binary Star Systems: O'Malley-James J.T. (2011) - popular astronomy article for l'Astrofilo.

Ph.D. Thesis: Life at the End of Worlds