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Europa Physics & Astronomy
ice Physics & Astronomy
comet Earth & Environmental Sciences
oceans Physics & Astronomy
solar system Earth & Environmental Sciences
origin of life Earth & Environmental Sciences
ocean Earth & Environmental Sciences
Halley's comet Physics & Astronomy

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Research Output 1981 2016

2 Citations (Scopus)

Electric Power Generation from Earth's Rotation through its Own Magnetic Field

Chyba, C. F. & Hand, K. P., Jul 29 2016, In : Physical Review Applied. 6, 1, 014017.

Princeton University

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Earth rotation
electric power
magnetic fields
2 Citations (Scopus)

Energy conservation and Poynting's theorem in the homopolar generator

Chyba, C. F., Hand, K. P. & Thomas, P. J., Jan 1 2015, In : American Journal of Physics. 83, 1, 1.4895389.

Princeton University

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

homopolar generators
Poynting theorem
energy conservation

Simple calculation of the critical mass for highly enriched uranium and plutonium-239

Chyba, C. F. & Milne, C. R., Jun 13 2014, In : American Journal of Physics. 82, 10, 1.4885379.

Princeton University

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

plutonium 239
critical mass
fission weapons
nuclear weapons
1 Citation (Scopus)

DNA synthesis security

Nouri, A. & Chyba, C. F., Mar 22 2012, Gene Synthesis: Methods and Protocols. Peccoud, J. (ed.). p. 285-296 12 p. (Methods in Molecular Biology; vol. 852).

Princeton University

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

DNA Sequence Analysis
Genetic Engineering
Biological Warfare Agents
17 Citations (Scopus)

Ethical considerations for planetary protection in space exploration: A workshop

Rummel, J. D., Race, M. S., Arnould, J., Baker, A., Billings, L., Boston, P., Chyba, C. F., Cleland, C., Clifford, S., Conley, C., Ehrenfreund, P., Foote, E., Gabrynowicz, J., Horneck, G., Kerrest, A., Kminek, G., Lupisella, M., McKay, C., Onstott, T. C., Paige, D. & 7 others, Peters, T., Priest, S., Randolph, R., Rettberg, P., Stackhouse, B., Wilson, E. & Worms, J. C., Nov 1 2012, In : Astrobiology. 12, 11, p. 1017-1023 7 p.

Princeton University

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

planetary protection
Space Flight
space exploration
extraterrestrial life