Alumni Bibliographies

Publications by Richard B. Stothers

This citation list is intended to list papers published while the author was on staff at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies. It may include papers before or after that period if another GISS researcher was a co-author.

2012

Stothers, R.B., 2012: Yellow hypergiants show long secondary periods? Astrophys. J., 752, 151, doi:10.1088/0004-637X/751/2/151.

2011

Stothers, R.B., 2011: Further evidence of convective cycles in Blazhko RR Lyrae stars. Publ. Astron. Soc. Pacific, 123, 127-129, doi:10.1086/658635.

Stothers, R.B., 2011: The ancient colour of Saturn. Observatory, 131, no. 4, 254-255.

2010

Stothers, R.B., 2010: Giant convection cell turnover as an explanation of the long secondary periods in semiregular red variable stars. Astrophys. J., 725, 1170-1174, doi:10.1088/0004-637X/725/1/1170.

Stothers, R.B., 2010: Observational evidence of convective cycles as the cause of the Blazhko Effect in RR Lyrae stars. Publ. Astron. Soc. Pacific, 122, 536-540, doi:10.1086/652909.

Trigo, R.M., J.M. Vaquero, and R.B. Stothers, 2010: Witnessing the impact of the 1783-1784 Laki eruption in the Southern Hemisphere. Climatic Change, 99, 535-546, doi:10.1007/s10584-009-9676-1.

2009

Stothers, R., 2009: Ancient meteorological optics. Classical J., 105, 27-42.

Stothers, R.B., 2009: A comparison of stellar extinction and space-based measurements of stratospheric aerosol optical depth. Publ. Astron. Soc. Pacific, 121, 303-306, doi:10.1086/598224.

Stothers, R.B., 2009: On the period and amplitude changes in Polaris and other short-period Cepheids. Astrophys. J., 696, L37-L39, doi:10.1088/0004-637X/696/1/L37.

Stothers, R.B., 2009: Volcanic eruptions and climate change. In Encyclopedia of Paleoclimatology and Ancient Environments. V. Gornitz, Ed., Encyclopedia of Earth Sciences Series. Springer, 976-979.

2008

Stothers, R.B., 2008: Analytic criteria for the mechanical and thermal stability of magnetic stars with finite electrical conductivity. Astrophys. J., 686, 1275-1279, doi:10.1086/591546.

2007

Stothers, R., 2007: Unidentified flying objects in classical antiquity. Classical J., 103, 79-92.

Stothers, R.B., 2007: Three centuries of observation of stratospheric transparency. Climatic Change, 83, 515-521, doi:10.1007/s10584-007-9238-3.

2006

Myers, C.W., and R.B. Stothers, 2006: The myth of Hylas revisited: the frog name Hyla and other commentary on Specimen medicum (1768) of J. N. Laurenti, the "father of herpetology". Arch. Nat. Hist., 33, 241-266.

Stothers, R.B., 2006: A new explanation of the Blazhko effect in RR Lyrae stars. Astrophys. J., 652, 643-649, doi:10.1086/508135.

Stothers, R.B., 2006: A virial theorem investigation of magnetic variations in the Sun. Astrophys. J., 653, L73-L75, doi:10.1086/510406.

Stothers, R.B., 2006: Generalized analytic stellar stability criteria with applications to luminous stellar envelopes. Astrophys. J., 643, 423-425, doi:10.1086/501513.

Stothers, R.B., 2006: The period dichotomy in terrestrial impact crater ages. Mon. Not. Roy. Astron. Soc., 365, 178-180, doi:10.1111/j.1365-2966.2005.09720.x.

2005

Stothers, R.B., 2005: Stratospheric transparency derived from total lunar eclipse colors, 1801-1881. Publ. Astron. Soc. Pacific, 117, 1445-1450, doi:10.1086/497016.

2004

Stothers, R.B., 2004: Ancient and modern earthquake lights in Northwestern Turkey. Seismol. Res. Lett., 75, 199-204, doi:10.1785/gssrl.75.2.199.

Stothers, R.B., 2004: Ancient scientific basis of the "Great Serpent" from historical evidence. Isis, 95, 220-238.

Stothers, R.B., 2004: Density of fallen ash after the eruption of Tambora in 1815. J. Volcanol. Geotherm. Res., 134, 343-345, doi:10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2004.03.010.

Stothers, R.B., 2004: Earthquake prediction in antiquity. Acient Hist. Bull., 18, 101-108.

Stothers, R.B., 2004: Magnetic influence on the stability of luminous stellar envelopes. Astrophys. J., 607, 999-1002, doi:10.1086/383535.

Stothers, R.B., 2004: Stratospheric transparency derived from total lunar eclipse colors, 1665-1800. Publ. Astron. Soc. Pacific, 116, 886-893, doi:10.1086/425537.

2003

Stothers, R.B., 2003: Radiative instability in stellar envelopes. Astrophys. J., 599, L103-L105, doi:10.1086/381192.

Stothers, R.B., 2003: Turbulent pressure in the envelopes of yellow hypergiants and luminous blue variables. Astrophys. J., 589, 960-967, doi:10.1086/374713.

2002

Stothers, R.B., 2002: Cloudy and clear stratospheres before A.D. 1000 inferred from written sources. J. Geophys. Res., 107, no. D23, 4718, doi:10.1029/2002JD002105.

Stothers, R.B., 2002: Outflow-induced dynamical and radiative instability in stellar envelopes with an application to luminous blue variables and Wolf-Rayet stars. Astrophys. J., 568, 312-323, doi:10.1086/338806.

Stothers, R.B., 2002: The case for an eruption of Vesuvius in 217 BC. Ancient Hist. Bull., 16, 182-185.

Stothers, R.B., 2002: Thermodynamics of a homogeneous mixture of gas, radiation, and turbulence. Astrophys. J., 581, 1407-1412, doi:10.1086/344296.

2001

De Jager, C., A. Lobel, H. Nieuwenhuijzen, and R. Stothers, 2001: Instability regions in the upper HR diagram. Mon. Not. Roy. Astron. Soc., 327, 452-458, doi:10.1046/j.1365-8711.2001.04791.x.

Stothers, R.B., 2001: A chronology of annual-mean effective radii of stratospheric aerosols from volcanic eruptions during the twentieth century as derived from ground-based spectral extinction measurements. J. Geophys. Res., 106, 32043-32049, doi:10.1029/2001JD000414.

Stothers, R.B., 2001: Major optical depth perturbations to the stratosphere from volcanic eruptions: Stellar extinction period, 1961-1978. J. Geophys. Res., 106, 2993-3003, doi:10.1029/2000JD900652.

Stothers, R.B., and C.-W. Chin, 2001: Yellow hypergiants as dynamically unstable post-red supergiant stars. Astrophys. J., 560, 934-936, doi:10.1086/322438.

2000

Stothers, R.B., 2000: Climatic and demographic consequences of the massive volcanic eruption of 1258. Climatic Change, 45, 361-374, doi:10.1023/A:1005523330643.

Stothers, R.B., 2000: Does turbulence in the iron convective zone cause the outbursts of η Carinae? Astrophys. J., 530, L103-L106, doi:10.1086/312500.

Stothers, R.B., 2000: Turbulent eddy viscosity and large-scale convection in the Sun. Mon. Not. Roy. Astron. Soc., 314, L7-L9, doi:10.1046/j.1365-8711.2000.03499.x.

Stothers, R.B., and C.-W. Chin, 2000: A clue to the extent of convective mixing inside massive stars: The surface hydrogen abundance of luminous blue variables and hydrogen-poor Wolf-Rayet stars. Astrophys. J., 540, 1041-1048, doi:10.1086/309349.

1999

Stothers, R.B., 1999: A semiempirical test for dynamical instability in luminous blue variables. Astrophys. J., 516, 366-368, doi:10.1086/307117.

Stothers, R.B., 1999: Criterion for the dynamical stability of a non-adiabatic spherical self-gravitating body. Mon. Not. Roy. Astron. Soc., 305, 365-372, doi:10.1046/j.1365-8711.1999.02444.x.

Stothers, R.B., 1999: Rotational effects on the dynamical instability of luminous blue variables. Astrophys. J., 513, 460-463, doi:10.1086/306837.

Stothers, R.B., 1999: Volcanic dry fogs, climate cooling, and plague pandemics in Europe and the Middle East. Climatic Change, 42, 713-723, doi:10.1023/A:1005480105370.

Stothers, R.B., and C.-W. Chin, 1999: The brightest supergiants predicted by theory. Astrophys. J., 522, 960-964, doi:10.1086/307680.

1998

Rampino, M.R., and R.B. Stothers, 1998: Mass extinctions, comet impacts, and the Galaxy. Highlights Astron., 11A, 246-251.

Stothers, R.B., 1998: Far reach of the tenth century Eldgjá eruption, Iceland. Climatic Change, 39, 715-726, doi:10.1023/A:1005323724072.

Stothers, R.B., 1998: Galactic disc dark matter, terrestrial impact cratering and the law of large numbers. Mon. Not. Roy. Astron. Soc., 300, 1098-1104, doi:10.1046/j.1365-8711.1998.02001.x.

1997

Stothers, R.B., 1997: Stratospheric aerosol clouds due to very large volcanic eruptions of the early twentieth century: Effective particle sizes and conversion from pyrheliometric to visual optical depth. J. Geophys. Res., 102, 6143-6151, doi:10.1029/96JD03985.

Stothers, R.B., and C.-W. Chin, 1997: On two theories of the cyclical outbursts of η Carinae. Astrophys. J., 489, 319-330, doi:10.1086/304771.

Stothers, R.B., and C.-W. Chin, 1997: The mixing length in convective stellar envelopes is proportional to distance from the convective boundary. Astrophys. J., 478, L103-L106, doi:10.1086/310552.

Stothers, R.B., and A. Sillanpää, 1997: Test of periodicity in the quasar OJ 287. Astrophys. J., 475, L13-L15, doi:10.1086/310465.

1996

Stothers, R.B., 1996: Major optical depth perturbations to the stratosphere from volcanic eruptions: Pyrheliometric period, 1881-1960. J. Geophys. Res., 101, 3901-3920, doi:10.1029/95JD03237.

Stothers, R.B., 1996: The Great Dry Fog of 1783. Climatic Change, 32, 79-89, doi:10.1007/BF00141279.

Stothers, R.B., and C.-W. Chin, 1996: Evolution of massive stars into luminous blue variables and Wolf-Rayet stars for a range of metallicities: Theory versus observation. Astrophys. J., 468, 842-850, doi:10.1086/177740.

Stothers, R.B., and C.-W. Chin, 1996: Metal dependencies of two convection theories for cool stellar envelopes. Astrophys. J., 469, 166-170, doi:10.1086/177768.

1995

Stothers, R.B., and C.-W. Chin, 1995: A period-luminosity relation for the slow variation of luminous blue variables. Astrophys. J., 451, L61-L64, doi:10.1086/309686.

Stothers, R.B., and C.-W. Chin, 1995: Tests of two convection theories for red giant and red supergiant envelopes. Astrophys. J., 440, 297-302, doi:10.1086/175270.

1994

Stothers, R.B., 1994: Cross-correlation of point series using a new method. Astrophys. J., 429, 415-418, doi:10.1086/174332.

Stothers, R.B., and C.-W. Chin, 1994: Galactic stars applied to tests of the criterion for convection and semiconvection in an inhomogeneous star. Astrophys. J., 431, 797-805, doi:10.1086/174530.

Stothers, R.B., and C.-W. Chin, 1994: Luminous blue variables at quiescence: The zone of avoidance in the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram. Astrophys. J., 426, L43-L46, doi:10.1086/187335.

Stothers, R.B., and C.-W. Chin, 1994: More missing stellar opacity? Astrophys. J., 421, L91-L93, doi:10.1086/187195.

1993

Stothers, R.B., 1993: Flood basalts and extinction events. Geophys. Res. Lett., 20, 1399-1402, doi:10.1029/93GL01381.

Stothers, R.B., 1993: Hotspots and sunspots: Surface tracers of deep mantle convection in the Earth and Sun. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 116, 1-8, doi:10.1016/0012-821X(93)90041-7.

Stothers, R.B., 1993: Impact cratering at geologic stage boundaries. Geophys. Res. Lett., 20, 887-890, doi:10.1029/93GL00907.

Stothers, R.B., and C.-W. Chin, 1993: Dynamical instability as the cause of the massive outbursts in Eta Carinae and other luminous blue variables. Astrophys. J., 408, L85-L88, doi:10.1086/186837.

Stothers, R.B., and C.-W. Chin, 1993: Iron and molecular opacities and the evolution of Population I stars. Astrophys. J., 412, 294-300, doi:10.1086/172920.

1992

Stothers, R.B., 1992: Impacts and tectonism in Earth and Moon history of the past 3800 million years. Earth Moon Planets, 58, 145-152, doi:10.1007/BF00054651.

Stothers, R.B., 1992: Upper limit to the mass of pulsationally stable stars with uniform chemical composition. Astrophys. J., 392, 706-709, doi:10.1086/171472.

Stothers, R.B., and C.-W. Chin, 1992: Criterion for convection in an inhomogeneous star. Astrophys. J., 390, L33-35, doi:10.1086/186365.

Stothers, R.B., and C.-W. Chin, 1992: Stellar evolution in blue populous clusters of the Small Magellanic Cloud and the problems of envelope semiconvection and convective core overshooting. Astrophys. J., 390, 136-143, doi:10.1086/171266.

1991

Chin, C.-W., and R.B. Stothers, 1991: Evolutionary sequences of stellar models of intermediate and high mass including convective core overshooting. Astrophys. J. Supp. Series, 77, 299-316, doi:10.1086/191605.

Stothers, R.B., 1991: Linear and circular digital spectral analysis of serial data. Astrophys. J., 375, 423-426, doi:10.1086/170200.

Stothers, R.B., 1991: Observational tests of convective core overshooting in stars of intermediate to high mass in the Galaxy. Astrophys. J., 383, 820-836, doi:10.1086/170840.

Stothers, R.B., and C.-W. Chin, 1991: Blue loops during core helium burning as the consequence of moderate convective envelope overshooting in stars of intermediate to high mass. Astrophys. J., 374, 288-290, doi:10.1086/170117.

Stothers, R.B., and C.-W. Chin, 1991: Metal opacities and convective core overshooting in Population I stars. Astrophys. J., 381, L67-70, doi:10.1086/186198.

1990

Chin, C.-W., and R.B. Stothers, 1990: Tables and intercomparisons of evolutionary sequences of models for massive stars. Astrophys. J. Supp. Series, 73, 821-840, doi:10.1086/191490.

Stothers, R.B., 1990: A search for long-term periodicities in large earthquakes of southern and coastal central California. Geophys. Res. Lett., 17, 1981-1984, doi:10.1029/GL017i011p01981.

Stothers, R.B., and C.-W. Chin, 1990: Limit on overshooting from the convective core in upper main-sequence stars. Astrophys. J., 348, L21-L24, doi:10.1086/185621.

1989

Stothers, R.B., 1989: Seasonal variations of volcanic eruption frequencies. Geophys. Res. Lett., 16, 453-455, doi:10.1029/GL016i005p00453.

Stothers, R.B., 1989: Structure and dating errors in the geologic time scale and periodicity in mass extinctions. Geophys. Res. Lett., 16, 119-122, doi:10.1029/GL016i002p00119.

Stothers, R.B., 1989: Turbulent atmospheric plumes above line sources with an application to volcanic fissure eruptions on the terrestrial planets. J. Atmos. Sci., 46, 2662-2670, doi:10.1175/1520-0469(1989)046<2662:TAPALS>2.0.CO;2.

Stothers, R.B., 1989: Volcanic eruptions and solar activity. J. Geophys. Res., 94, 17371-17381, doi:10.1029/JB094iB12p17371.

1988

Carson, T.R., and R.B. Stothers, 1988: Classical bump Cepheids: Reconciliation of theory with observations. Astrophys. J., 328, 196-206, doi:10.1086/166281.

Rampino, M.R., S. Self, and R.B. Stothers, 1988: Volcanic winters. Ann. Rev. Earth Planet. Sci., 16, 73-99, doi:10.1146/annurev.ea.16.050188.000445.

Rampino, M.R., and R.B. Stothers, 1988: Flood basalt volcanism during the past 250 million years. Science, 241, 663-668, doi:10.1126/science.241.4866.663.

Stothers, R.B., 1988: Abundance effects on the Cepheid distance scale. Astrophys. J., 329, 712-719, doi:10.1086/166415.

1987

Rampino, M.R., and R.B. Stothers, 1987: Episodic nature of the Cenozoic marine record. Paleoceanography, 2, 255-258.

Stothers, R.B., 1987: Aperiodicity of magnetic reversals? Reply to comments. Nature, 330, 26-27, doi:10.1038/330026b0.

Stothers, R.B., 1987: Beat relationships between orbital periodicities in insolation theory. J. Atmos. Sci., 44, 1875-1876, doi:10.1175/1520-0469(1987)044<1875:BRBOPI>2.0.CO;2.

Stothers, R.B., 1987: Do slow orbital periodicities appear in the record of Earth's magnetic reversals? Geophys. Res. Lett., 14, 1087-1090, doi:10.1029/GL014i011p01087.

Stothers, R.B., 1987: Second-overtone models of RR Lyrae stars. Astrophys. J., 319, 260-263, doi:10.1086/165451.

1986

Hubickyj, O., and R.B. Stothers, 1986: RR Lyrae stars: A theoretical study of Bailey type c variables. Astrophys. J., 309, 122-126, doi:10.1086/164585.

Rampino, M.R., and R.B. Stothers, 1986: Geologic periodicities and the Galaxy. In The Galaxy and the Solar System. R. Smoluchowski, J.N. Bahcall, and M.S. Matthews, Eds. University of Arizona Press, 241-259.

Stothers, R.B., 1986: Dark lunar eclipses in classical antiquity. Brit. Astron. Assoc. J., 96, 95-97.

Stothers, R.B., 1986: Periodicity of the Earth's magnetic reversals. Nature, 322, 444-446, doi:10.1038/322444a0.

Stothers, R.B., J.A. Wolff, S. Self, and M.R. Rampino, 1986: Basaltic fissure eruptions, plume heights, and atmospheric aerosols. Geophys. Res. Lett., 13, 725-728, doi:10.1029/GL013i008p00725.

1985

Rampino, M.R., R.B. Stothers, and S. Self, 1985: Climatic effects of volcanic eruptions. Nature, 313, 272, doi:10.1038/313272a0.

Rampino, M.R., and R.B. Stothers, 1985: Reply to comments on "terrestrial mass extinctions and galactic plance crossing" by S.M. Stigler. Nature, 313, 159-160, doi:10.1038/313159b0.

Stothers, R.B., 1985: Evolution of massive stars in very young clusters and associations. Astrophys. J., 298, 521-527, doi:10.1086/163637.

Stothers, R.B., 1985: Terrestrial record of the Solar System's oscillation about the galactic plane. Nature, 317, 338-341, doi:10.1038/317338a0.

Stothers, R.B., and C.-W. Chin, 1985: Stellar evolution at high mass with convective core overshooting. Astrophys. J., 292, 222-227, doi:10.1086/163150.

1984

Carson, T.R., and R.B. Stothers, 1984: Long-period classical Cepheids - Theory versus observation. Astrophys. J., 276, 593-601, doi:10.1086/161648.

Carson, T.R., and R.B. Stothers, 1984: Very slow classical Cepheids: Theoretical models with periods longer than 50 days. Astrophys. Lett., 281, 811-814, doi:10.1086/162159.

Rampino, M.R., and R.B. Stothers, 1984: Geological rhythms and cometary impacts. Science, 226, 1427-1431, doi:10.1126/science.226.4681.1427.

Rampino, M.R., and R.B. Stothers, 1984: Terrestrial mass extinctions, cometary impacts and the sun's motion perpendicular to the galactic plane. Nature, 308, 709-712, doi:10.1038/308709a0.

Stothers, R.B., 1984: Mass extinctions and missing matter. Nature, 311, 17, doi:10.1038/311017a0.

Stothers, R.B., 1984: Mystery cloud of AD 536. Nature, 307, 344-345, doi:10.1038/307344a0.

Stothers, R.B., 1984: The great Tambora eruption in 1815 and its aftermath. Science, 224, 1191-1198, doi:10.1126/science.224.4654.1191.

1983

Stothers, R., 1983: A new calibration of the extragalactic distance scale using Cepheids and RR Lyrae stars. Astrophys. J., 274, 20-30, doi:10.1086/161422.

Stothers, R., and C.-W. Chin, 1983: Possible mechanisms for the Hubble-Sandage (S Doradus) variableS. Astrophys. J., 264, 583-593, doi:10.1086/160628.

Stothers, R.B., and M.R. Rampino, 1983: Historic volcanism, European dry fogs, and Greenland acid precipitation, 1500 B.C. to A.D. 1500. Science, 222, 411-433, doi:10.1126/science.222.4622.411.

Stothers, R.B., and M.R. Rampino, 1983: Volcanic eruptions in the Mediterranean before A.D. 630 from written and archaeological sources. J. Geophys. Res., 88, no. B8, 6357-6371, doi:10.1029/JB088iB08p06357.

1982

Carson, R., and R. Stothers, 1982: BL Herculis stars: Theoretical models for field variables. Astrophys. J., 259, 740-748, doi:10.1086/160210.

Stothers, R., 1982: Nonlinear models of classical Cepheids endowed with tangled magnetic fields. Astrophys. J., 255, 227-231, doi:10.1086/159821.

1981

Carson, T.R., R. Stothers, and S.K. Vemury, 1981: Type II Cepheids: A comparison of theory with observations. Astrophys. J., 244, 230-241, doi:10.1086/158700.

Kelley, R.L., S. Rappaport, M.J. Brodheim, L. Cominsky, and R. Stothers, 1981: A search for apsidal motion in 4U0115+63. Astrophys. J., 251, 630-638, doi:10.1086/159509.

Stothers, R., 1981: Analytic solutions of the radial pulsation equation for rotating and magnetic star models. Mon. Not. Roy. Astron. Soc., 197, 351-361.

Stothers, R., 1981: RR Lyrae stars: A theoretical study of Bailey types a and b. Astrophys. J., 247, 941-948, doi:10.1086/159103.

Stothers, R., and C.-W. Chin, 1981: Convective overshooting in the evolution of very massive stars. Astrophys. J., 247, 1063-1069, doi:10.1086/159115.

1980

Rappaport, S., P.C. Joss, and R. Stothers, 1980: The apsidal motion test in 4U 0900-40. Astrophys. J., 235, 570-575, doi:10.1086/157660.

Stothers, R., 1980: Age of the Vela pulsar PSR 0833-45. Publ. Astron. Soc. Pacific, 92, 145-146, doi:10.1086/130635.

Stothers, R., 1980: Axial rotation, tangled magnetic fields, and theoretical models of very massive stars. Astrophys. J., 242, 756-764, doi:10.1086/158510.

Stothers, R., 1980: Giant solar flares in Antarctic ice. Nature, 287, 365.

Stothers, R., 1980: Hydromagnetics and period changes in RR Lyrae stars. Publ. Astron. Soc. Pacific, 92, 475-478, doi:10.1086/130696.

Stothers, R., and C.-W. Chin, 1980: Influence of a stellar wind on the evoluation of a star of 30 M. Astrophys. J., 240, 885-891, doi:10.1086/158302.

1979

Stothers, R., 1979: Ancient aurorae. Isis, 70, 85-95.

Stothers, R., 1979: Influence of a magnetic field on the pulsational stability of stars. Astrophys. J., 229, 1023-1028, doi:10.1086/157037.

Stothers, R., 1979: Magnetic Cepheids. Astrophys. J., 234, 257-261, doi:10.1086/157494.

Stothers, R., 1979: Solar activity cycle during classical antiquity. Astron. Astrophys., 77, 121-127.

Stothers, R., and C.-W. Chin, 1979: Stellar evolution at high mass including the effect of a stellar wind. Astrophys. J., 233, 267-279, doi:10.1086/157388.

1978

Stothers, R., and C.-W. Chin, 1978: Stellar winds and the evolution of luminous stars. Astrophys. J., 226, 231-239, doi:10.1086/156602.

Vemury, S.K., and R. Stothers, 1978: Bump Cepheids: The mass anomaly as an opacity effect. Astrophys. J., 225, 939-949, doi:10.1086/156560.

1977

Frogel, J.A., and R. Stothers, 1977: The local complex of O and B stars. II: Kinematics. Astron. J., 82, 890-901, doi:10.1086/112143.

Stothers, R., 1977: Is the supernova of A.D. 185 recorded in ancient Roman literature? Isis, 68, 443-437.

Stothers, R., 1977: On the rapid variability of central stars of planetary nebulae. Astrophys. J., 213, 791-793, doi:10.1086/155208.

Stothers, R., and C.-W. Chin, 1977: Does the upper main sequence extend across the whole H-R diagram. Astrophys. J., 211, 189-197, doi:10.1086/154919.

Stothers, R., and C.-W. Chin, 1977: Evolution of helium stars. Astrophys. J., 216, 61-66, doi:10.1086/155444.

Vemury, S.K., and R. Stothers, 1977: Nonradial pulsational instability of massive stars. Astrophys. J., 214, 809-811, doi:10.1086/155310.

1976

Carson, T.R., and R. Stothers, 1976: Evolutionary problems of Cepheids and other giants investigated with new radiative opacities. Astrophys. J., 204, 461-471, doi:10.1086/154190.

Chin, C.-W., and R. Stothers, 1976: Limit on the secular change of the gravitational constant based on studies of solar evolution. Phys. Rev. Lett., 36, 833-835, doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.36.833.

Stothers, R., 1976: A new interpretation of luminous blue stars. Astrophys. J., 209, 800-815, doi:10.1086/154778.

Stothers, R., 1976: Excitation of pulsations in the CNO ionization zone of luminous stars. Astrophys. J., 204, 853-868, doi:10.1086/154234.

Stothers, R., 1976: Theoretical models of Beta Cephei stars constructed with new radiative opacities. Astrophys. J., 210, 434-439, doi:10.1086/154846.

Stothers, R., 1976: White dwarfs, the Galaxy and Dirac's cosmology. Nature, 262, 477-479, doi:10.1038/262477a0.

Stothers, R., and C.-W. Chin, 1976: Stellar evolution at high mass with semiconvective mixing according to the Schwarzschild criterion. Astrophys. J., 204, 472-480, doi:10.1086/154191.

1975

Chin, C.-W., and R. Stothers, 1975: Solar test of Dirac's large number hypothesis. Nature, 254, 206-207, doi:10.1038/254206a0.

Stothers, R., 1975: Fossil dust shells around luminous supergiants. Astrophys. J., 197, L25-L27, doi:10.1086/181768.

Stothers, R., and C.-W. Chin, 1975: Stellar evolution at high mass with semiconvective mixing according to the Ledoux criterion. Astrophys. J., 198, 407-417, doi:10.1086/153615.

Wilson, R.E., and R. Stothers, 1975: On angular momentum transfer in binary systems. Mon. Not. Roy. Astron. Soc., 170, 497-501.

1974

Carson, T.R., D. Ezer, and R. Stothers, 1974: Solar neutrinos and the influence of radiative opacities on solar models. Astrophys. J., 194, 743-744, doi:10.1086/153296.

Sastri, V.K., and R. Stothers, 1974: Influence of opacity on the pulsational stability of massive stars with uniform chemical composition. II. Modified Kramers opacity. Astrophys. J., 193, 677-678, doi:10.1086/153204.

Stothers, R.B., 1974: A comparison of homogeneous stellar models based on the Cox-Stewart and Carson opacities. Astrophys. J., 194, 695-697, doi:10.1086/153290.

Stothers, R.B., 1974: Influence of rotation on the maximum mass of pulsationally stable stars. Astrophys. J., 194, 145-148, doi:10.1086/153044.

Stothers, R.B., 1974: The apsidal-motion test for models of main-sequence stars. Astrophys. J., 194, 651-655, doi:10.1086/153286.

Stothers, R.B., 1974: Violation of the Vogt-Russell theorem for homogeneous nondegenerate stars. Astrophys. J., 194, 699-708, doi:10.1086/153291.

Stothers, R.B., and J.A. Frogel, 1974: The local complex of O and B stars. I. Distribution of stars and interstellar dust. Astron. J., 79, 456-471, doi:10.1086/111565.

1973

Stothers, R., 1973: The chemical composition of population I stars. Astrophys. J., 184, 181-185, doi:10.1086/152316.

Stothers, R., 1973: The galactic space frequency of close binary systems. Astrophys. J., 185, 915-919, doi:10.1086/152465.

Stothers, R., 1973: The role of rotation in close binary systems of high mass. Publ. Astron. Soc. Pacific, 85, 363-378, doi:10.1086/129472.

Stothers, R., and C.-W. Chin, 1973: Evolution of stars with suppressed core convection. Astrophys. J., 180, 901-905, doi:10.1086/152015.

Stothers, R., and C.-W. Chin, 1973: Stellar evolution at high mass based on the Ledoux criterion for convection. Astrophys. J., 179, 555-568, doi:10.1086/151895.

Stothers, R., and C.-W. Chin, 1973: Thermal instability of the helium-burning shell in massive stars. Astrophys. J., 182, 209-214, doi:10.1086/152131.

1972

Stothers, R., 1972: A recalibration of the absolute magnitudes of supergiants. Publ. Astron. Soc. Pacific, 84, 375-378, doi:10.1086/129296.

Stothers, R., 1972: Convective envelopes and radial pulsation of massive red supergiants. Astron. Astrophys., 18, 325-328.

Stothers, R., 1972: Fundamental data for massive stars compared with theoretical models. Astrophys. J., 175, 431-452, doi:10.1086/151569.

Stothers, R., 1972: Red supergiants and neutrino emission. II. Astrophys. J., 175, 717-730, doi:10.1086/151593.

Stothers, R., and C.-W. Chin, 1972: Thermal instability of the hydrogen-burning shell in nondegenerate stars. Astrophys. J., 177, 155-160, doi:10.1086/151694.

Stothers, R., and L.B. Lucy, 1972: Nature of the secondary component of Beta Lyrae. Nature, 236, 218-219, doi:10.1038/236218a0.

1971

Chin, C.-W., and R. Stothers, 1971: Low-mass white dwarfs and the cooling sequences in the Hyades cluster. Astrophys. J., 163, 555-565, doi:10.1086/150800.

Stothers, R., and K.C. Leung, 1971: Luminosities, masses and periodicities of massive red supergiants. Astron. Astrophys., 10, 290-300.

Stothers, R.B., 1971: Collapsars, infrared disks and invisible secondaries of massive binary systems. Nature, 229, 180-183, doi:10.1038/229180a0.

1970

Simon, N.R., and R.B. Stothers, 1970: Evolution of very massive stars with pulsational mass loss. Astron. Astrophys., 6, 183-192.

Stothers, R., 1970: Astrophysical exclusion of photon-neutrino weak coupling. Phys. Rev. D, 2, 1417-1418, doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.2.1417.

Stothers, R., 1970: Internal structure of upper main-sequence stars. Mon. Not. Roy. Astron. Soc., 151, 65-80.

Stothers, R., and T. Lloyd Evans, 1970: The evolutionary status of blue supergiants. Observatory, 90, 186-192.

Stothers, R., and N.R. Simon, 1970: Criteria for the discovery of Beta Cephei stars according to the mu-mechanism theory. Publ. Astron. Soc. Pacific, 82, 707-715, doi:10.1086/128947.

Stothers, R., and N.R. Simon, 1970: Influence of opacity on the pulsational stability of massive stars with uniform chemical composition. Astrophys. J., 160, 1019-1029, doi:10.1086/150489.

Stothers, R.B., 1970: Astrophysical determination of the coupling constant for the electron-neutrino weak interaction. Phys. Rev. Lett., 24, 538-541, doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.24.538.

1969

Simon, N.R., and R. Stothers, 1969: A criterion for nuclear-energized pulsational instability. Astrophys. J., 156, 377-380, doi:10.1086/149972.

Simon, N.R., and R. Stothers, 1969: Pulsational instabilities in hydrogen-poor massive blue stars. I. Astrophys. J., 155, 247-255, doi:10.1086/149861.

Stothers, R., 1969: On the pulsation hypothesis for massive red supergiants. Astrophys. J., 156, 541-547, doi:10.1086/149987.

Stothers, R., 1969: Red supergiants and neutrino emission. Astrophys. J., 155, 935-956, doi:10.1086/149923.

Stothers, R., and C.-W. Chin, 1969: Advanced phases of evolution in massive red supergiants. Astrophys. J., 158, 1039-1057, doi:10.1086/150263.

Stothers, R., and N.R. Simon, 1969: An explanation for the blue sequence of variable stars. Astrophys. J., 157, 673-681, doi:10.1086/150105.

1968

Stothers, R., 1968: An interpretation of the peculiar helium star HZ 29. Astrophys. J., 154, L91-L94, doi:10.1086/180276.

Stothers, R., and C.-W. Chin, 1968: Evolution of massive helium-burning supergiants. Astrophys. J., 152, 225-232, doi:10.1086/149540.

Stothers, R., and N.R. Simon, 1968: On the pulsational stability of blue supergiants. Astrophys. J., 152, 233-244, doi:10.1086/149541.

1966

Chin, C.-W., H.-Y. Chiu, and R. Stothers, 1966: Astrophysical evidence for the direct electron-neutrino weak interaction. Ann. Phys., 39, 280-299, doi:10.1016/0003-4916(66)90061-3.

Stothers, R., 1966: The semiconvective zone in very massive stars. Astrophys. J., 144, 959-967, doi:10.1086/148694.

1965

Stothers, R., 1965: Cosmic explosions. Nature, 206, 82, doi:10.1038/206082a0.

Stothers, R., 1965: On the evolutionary state of β Cephei stars. Astrophys. J., 141, 671-687, doi:10.1086/148154.

1964

Stothers, R., and J.L. Tech, 1964: The galactic force and stellar kinematics perpendicular to the galactic plane: O and B stars. Mon. Not. Roy. Astron. Soc., 127, 287-300.

Stothers, R.B., 1964: Evolution of O Stars. II. Hydrogen exhaustion and gravitational contraction. Astrophys. J., 140, 510-523, doi:10.1086/147945.

Stothers, R.B., 1964: The RV Tauri population. Publ. Astron. Soc. Pacific, 76, 98-105, doi:10.1086/128057.

1963

Stothers, R., 1963: Evolution of O stars. I. Hydrogen-burning. Astrophys. J., 138, 1074-1084, doi:10.1086/147706.

Stothers, R., 1963: Evolutionary time scales for late carbon-burning phases with neutrino emission. Astrophys. J., 137, 770-776, doi:10.1086/147554.

Stothers, R., 1963: Neutrino emission, mass loss, and the frequency of supernovae. Astrophys. J., 138, 1085-1089, doi:10.1086/147707.

Stothers, R., 1963: Variable stars with period greater than 20 days in globular clusters. Astron. J., 68, 242-253, doi:10.1086/108947.