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Summary: 79 articles.
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Articles currently in review

  1. Magnetically Driven Turbulence in the Inner Regions of Protoplanetary Disks
    Rea, D., Simon, J.B., Carrera, D., Lesur, G., Lyra, W., Sengupta, D., Yang, C.-C., Youdin, A. 2024, ApJ, submitted.

  2. Rapid protoplanet formation in vortices: three-dimensional local simulations with selfgravity
    Lyra, W., Simon, J., Umurhan, O., Yang, C-C., & Youdin,A. 2024, ApJ Letters, submitted.

  3. Streaming Instability and Turbulence: Conditions for Planetesimal Formation
    Lim, J., Simon, J., Li, R., Armitage, P., Carrera, D., Lyra, W., Rea, D., Yang, C.-.C., Youdin, A. 2023, ApJ, submitted.

Articles in press

  1. Length and Velocity Scales in Protoplanetary Disk Turbulence
    Sengupta, D., Cuzzi, J., Umurhan, O., Lyra, W. 2024, ApJ, accepted.

  2. Planetesimal and planet formation in transient dust traps
    Zs. Sandor, O. M. Guilera, Zs. Regaly, and W. Lyra 2023, A&A, accepted.

Published peer-reviewed articles

  1. A solution for the density dichotomy problem of Kuiper Belt objects with multi-species streaming instability and pebble accretion
    Cañas, M., Lyra, W., Carrera, D., Krapp, L., Sengupta, D., Simon, J.B., Umurhan, O., Yang, C.-C., & Youdin, A. 2023, PSJ, 5, 55.
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  2. Viscous heating as the dominant heat source inside the water snowline of V883 Ori
    Alarcon, F., Casassus, S., Lyra, W., Perez, S., & Cieza, L. 2024 MNRAS, 527, 9655.
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  3. On wave interference in planet migration: dead zone torques modified by active zone forcing
    Chametla, R., Chrenko, O., Lyra,W, & Turner, N. 2023, ApJ, 951, 1.
    [arXiv] [ADS] [AstroBites]

  4. Aligning Retrograde Nuclear Cluster Orbits with an Active Galactic Nucleus Accretion Disc.
    S. Nasim, G. Fabj, F. Caban, A. Secunda, S. Ford, B. McKernan, J. Bellovary, N. Leigh and W. Lyra, 2023, MNRAS, 522, 5393.
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  5. Stability Analysis for General Order Central Finite-difference Hyperdiffusivity with Time Integrators of Arbitrary Accuracy
    W. Lyra, 2023, RNAAS, 7, 69 (Research note; moderated, not refereed).
    [pdf] [ADS]

  6. An Analytical Theory for the Growth from Planetesimals to Planets by Polydisperse Pebble Accretion
    Lyra, W., Johansen, A., Cañas, M., & Yang, C.-C. 2023, ApJ, 946, 60.
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  7. Hydro-, Magnetohydro-, and Dust-Gas Dynamics of Protoplanetary Disks
    G. Lesur, B. Ercolano, M. Flock, M.-K. Lin, C.-C. Yang, J. A. Barranco, P. Benitez-Llambay, J. Goodman, A. Johansen, H. Klahr, G. Laibe, W. Lyra, P. Marcus, R.P. Nelson, J. Squire, J. B. Simon, N. Turner, O.M. Umurhan, A.N. Youdin 2022, review chapter for Protostars and Planets VII, submitted. Eds: Shu-ichiro Inutsuka, Yuri Aikawa, Takayuki Muto, Kengo Tomida, and Motohide Tamura.
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  8. On the angle of sunset
    W. Lyra, Cuadra, J., Lachaume, R., & Meftah, J., 2022, RNAAS, 6, 257 (Research note; moderated, not refereed).

  9. The thermodynamics of stellar multiplicity: An analytic model for the dynamical evolution of binary star populations in dense stellar environments due to single-binary interactions
    N. Leigh, N.C. Stone, J. Webb, W. Lyra, 2022, MNRAS, 517, 3838.

  10. Exploring Jupiter's Polar Deformation Lengths with High Resolution Shallow Water Modeling
    A. Hyder, W. Lyra, N. Chanover, J. Jackiweski, R. Juberas
    2022, Planetary Science Journal, 3, 166.
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  11. Linking atmospheric chemistry of the hot Jupiter HD 209458b to its formation location through infrared transmission and emission spectra
    Dash, S., Majumdar, L., Willacy, K., Tsai, S.-M., Turner, N., Rimmer, P. B., Gudipati, M. S., Lyra, W., and Bhardwaj, A., 2022, ApJ, 932, 20.
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  12. A Predicted Dearth of Hypervolatile Ices in Oort Cloud Comets
    C.M. Lisse, G.R. Gladstone, L.A. Young, D.P. Cruikshank, S.A. Sandford, B. Schmitt, S.A. Stern, H.A. Weaver, O. Umurhan, Y.J. Pendleton, J.T. Keane, J.M. Parker, R.P. Binzel, A.M. Earle, M. Horanyi, M. El-Maarry, A.F. Cheng, J.M. Moore, W.B. McKinnon, W. M. Grundy, J.J. Kavelaars, I.R. Linscott, W. Lyra, B.L. Lewis, D.T. Britt, J.R. Spencer, C.B. Olkin, R.L. McNutt, H.A. Elliott, N. Dello-Russo, J.K. Steckloff, M. Neveu, and O. Mousis, 2022, Planetary Science Journal, 3, 112.

  13. Images of embedded Jovian planet formation at a wide separation around AB Aurigae
    Thayne Currie, Kellen Lawson, Glenn Schneider, Wladimir Lyra, John Wisniewski, Carol Grady, Olivier Guyon, Motohide Tamura, Takayuki Kotani, Hajime Kawahara, Timothy Brandt, Taichi Uyama, Takayuki Muto, Ruobing Dong, Tomoyuki Kudo, Jun Hashimoto, Misato Fukagawa, Kevin Wagner, Julien Lozi, Jeffrey Chilcote, Taylor Tobin, Tyler Groff, Kimberly Ward-Duong, William Januszewski, Barnaby Norris, Peter Tuthill, Nienke van der Marel, Michael Sitko, Vincent Deo, Sebastien Vievard, Nemanja Jovanovic, Frantz Martinache and Nour Skaf, 2022, Nature Astronomy
    [arXiv] [ADS] [Nature]

  14. Vortex solution in elliptic coordinates.
    Lyra, W. 2021, RNAAS, 5, 180. (Research note; moderated, not refereed)
    [pdf] [RNAAS]

  15. Pebble trapping in vortices: three-dimensional simulations.
    Raettig, N., Lyra, W., and Klahr, H. 2021, ApJ, 913, 92.
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  16. On the Origin and Thermal Stability of Arrokoths and Plutos Ices
    Lisse, C.M., Young, L.A., Cruikshank, D.P., Sandford, S.A., Schmitt, B., Stern, S.A., Weaver, H.A., Umurhan, O., Pendleton, Y.J., Keane, J.T., Gladstone, G.R., Parker, J.M., Binzel, R.P., Earle, A.M., Horanyi, M., El-Maarry, M., Cheng, A.F., Moore, J.M., McKinnon, W.B., Grundy, W.M., Kavelaars, J.J., Linscott, I.R., Lyra, W., Lewis, B.L., Britt, D.T., Spencer, J.R., Olkin, C.B., McNutt, R.L., Elliott, H.A., Dello-Russo, N., Steckloff, J.K., Neveu, M., & Mousis, O. 2021, Icarus, 356, 114072.
    [arxiv] [ADS] [Icarus proof]

  17. The Sublimative Evolution of (486958) Arrokoth
    Steckloff, J., Lisse, C., Safrit, T., Bosh, A., & Lyra, W. 2021, Icarus, 356, 113998.
    [arxiv] [ADS]

  18. Evolution of MU69 from a binary planetesimal into contact by Kozai-Lidov oscillations and nebular drag
    Lyra, W., Youdin, A.N., & Johansen, A. 2021, Icarus, 356, 113831.
    [arxiv] [ADS] [Icarus]

  19. The Pencil Code, a modular MPI code for partial differential equations and particles: multipurpose and multiuser-maintained.
    The Pencil Code Collaboration, Axel Brandenburg, Anders Johansen, Philippe A. Bourdin, Wolfgang Dobler, Wladimir Lyra, Matthias Rheinhardt, Sven Bingert, Nils Erland L. Haugen, Antony Mee, Frederick Gent, Natalia Babkovskaia, Chao-Chin Yang, Tobias Heinemann, Boris Dintrans, Dhrubaditya Mitra, Simon Candelaresi, Jorn Wernecke, Petri Kapyla, Andreas Schreiber, Piyali Chaterjee, Maarit Kapyla, Xiang-Yu Li, Jonas Kruger, Jorgen Aarnes, Graeme Sarson, Jeffrey Oishi, Jennifer Schober, Raphael Plasson, Christen Sandin, Ewa Karchniwy, Luiz Felippe S. Rodrigues, Alexander Hubbard, Gustavo Guerrero, Andrew Snodin, Illa R. Losada, Johannes Pekkila, and Chengeng Qian 2021, Journal of Open Source Software, 6, 58.
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  20. Orbital Migration of Interacting Stellar Mass Black Holes in Disks around Supermassive Black Holes II. Spins and Incoming Objects
    Secunda, A., Bellovary, J., Mac Low, M.-M. Mac Low, Ford, S., McKernan, B., Leigh, N.W.C., Lyra, W., Sandor, Zs., & Adorno, J. 2020, ApJ, 903, 133.
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  21. Gas and dust dynamics in starlight-heated protoplanetary disks
    Flock, M., Turner, N., Nelson, R., Lyra, W., Manger, M., & Klahr, H. 2020, ApJ, 897, 155.
    [arxiv] [ADS]

  22. Disentangling planets from photoelectric instability in gas-rich optically thin dusty disks
    Castrejon, A., Lyra, W., Richert, A., & Kuchner, M. 2019, ApJ, 887, 1.
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  23. Ram-pressure stripping of a kicked Hill sphere: Prompt electromagnetic emission from the merger of stellar mass black holes in an AGN accretion disk
    McKernan, B., Ford, K. E. S., Bartos, I., Graham, M. J., Lyra, W., Marka, S., Marka, Z., Ross, N. P., Stern, D., Yang, Y. 2019, ApJL, 884, 2.
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  24. The initial conditions for planet formation: Turbulence driven by hydrodynamical instabilities in protoplanetary disk Ohmic zone.
    Lyra, W. & Umurhan, O. 2019, PASP review, 131, 1001.
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  25. Dust traps in the protoplanetary disc MWC 758: two vortices produced by two giant planets?
    Baruteau, C., Barraza, M., Pérez, S., Casassus, S., Dong, R., Lyra, W., Marino, S., Zhu, Z., Christiaens, V., Carmona, A., Alarcon, F., 2019, MNRAS, 486, 304.
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  26. Orbital Migration of Interacting Stellar Mass Black Holes in Disks around Supermassive Black Holes.
    Secunda, A., Bellovary, J., Mac Low, M.-M., Ford, K. E. S., McKernan, B., Leigh, N., & Lyra, W. 2019, ApJ, 878, 85.
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  27. No clear, direct evidence for multiple protoplanets orbiting LkCa 15: LkCa 15 bcd are likely inner disk signals
    Currie, Th., Marois, C., Cieza, L., Mulders, G., Lawson, K., Caceres, C., Rodriguez-Ruiz, D., Wisniewski, J., Guyon, O., Brandt, T., Kasdin, J., Groff, T., Lozi, J., Chilcote, J., Hodapp, K., Jovanonic, N., Marinache, F., Skaf, N., Lyra, W., Tamure, M., Asension-Torres, R., Dong, R., Grady, C., Fukagawa, M., Hand, D., Hayashi, M., Henninh, Th., udo, T., Kuzuhara, M., Kwon, J., McElwain, M., & Uyama, T. 2019, ApJ, 877, 3.
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  28. A planetesimal orbiting within the debris disc around a white dwarf star
    Manser, C., Gänsicke, B., Eggl, S., Hollands, M., Izquierdo, P., Koester, D., Landstreet, Lyra, W., Marsh, T., Meru, F., Mustill, A., Rodriguez-Gil, P., Toloza, O., Veras, D., Wilson, D., Burleigh, M., Davies, M., Farihi, J., Fusillo, N., Martino, D., Parsons, S., Quirrenbach, A., Raddi, R., Reffert, S., Santo, M., Schreiber, M., Silvotti, R., Toonen, S., Villaver, E., Wyatt, M., Xu, S., & Portegies Zwart, S., 2019, Science, 364, 6435, 66.
    [arXiv] [ADS] [Science]

  29. Cm-wavelength observations of MWC758: resolved dust trapping in a vortex and intra-cavity signal.
    Casassus, S., Marino, S., Lyra, W., Vidal, M., Wootten, A., Baruteau, C., Perez, S., Alarcon, F., Barraza, M., Carcamo, M., Dong, R., Zhu, Z., Ricci, L., Christiaens, V., & Cieza, L. 2019, MNRAS, 483, 3278.
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  30. Pebble backreaction does not destroy vortices
    Lyra, W., Raettig, N., & Klahr, H., 2018, RNAAS, 2, 195. (Research note; moderated, not refereed)
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  31. Fast spectrophotometry of WD1145+017.
    Izquierdo, P., Rodriguez-Gil, P., Gansicke, B., Mustill, A.J., Tremblay, P.E., Wyatt, M., Chote, P., Eggl, S., Farihi, J., Lyra, W., Manser, C.J., Marsh, T.R., Palle, E., Raii, R., Veras, D., Villaver, E., Portegies Zwart, S. 2018, MNRAS, 481, 703.
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  32. Constraining Stellar-mass Black Hole Mergers in AGN Disks Detectable with LIGO
    McKernan, B., Ford, K. E. S., Bellovary, J., Leigh, N.W.C., Haiman, Z., Kocsis, B., Lyra, W., MacLow, M.-M., Metzger, B., O'Dowd, M., Endlich, S., Rosen, D.J. 2018, ApJ, 866, 66.
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  33. On the rate of black hole binary mergers in galactic nuclei due to dynamical hardening
    Leigh, N.W.C, Geller, A.M., McKernan, B., Ford, K.E.S., Bellovary, J., Endlich, S., Haiman, Z., Kocsis, B., Lyra, W., Mac Low, M.-M., Metzger, B., O'Dowd, M., Samsing, J., & Stone, N.C. 2018, MNRAS, 474, 5672.
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  34. The interplay between radiation pressure and the photoelectric instability in optically thin disks of gas and dust
    Richert, A., Lyra, W., & Kuchner, M. 2018, ApJ, 856, 41.
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  35. Low mass planet migration in magnetically torqued dead zones I: Static migration torque
    McNally, C.P., Nelson, R. P., Paardekooper, S.-J., Gressel, O., & Lyra, W. 2017, MNRAS, 472, 1565.
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  36. Radiation hydrodynamical turbulence in protoplanetary disks: Numerical models and observational constraints
    Flock, M., Nelson, R., Turner, N., Bertrang, G., Carrasco-Gonzalez, C., Henning, Th., Lyra,W., & Teague, R. 2017, ApJ, 850, 131.
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  37. On shocks driven by high-mass planets in radiatively inefficient disks. III. Observational signatures in thermal emission and scattered light
    Hord, B., Lyra, W., Turner, N., Flock, M., & Mac Low, M.-M. 2017, ApJ, 849, 164.
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  38. Orbital advection with magnetohydrodynamics and vector potential
    Lyra, W., McNally, C.P., Heinemman, T., & Masset, F. 2017, AJ, 154, 146.
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  39. Grand challenges in protoplanetary disc modelling.
    T. J. Haworth, J. D. Ilee, D. H. Forgan, S. Facchini, D. J. Price; Community authors: D. M. Boneberg, R. A. Booth, C. J. Clarke, J.-F. Gonzalez, M. A. Hutchison, I. Kamp, G. Laibe, W. Lyra, F. Meru, S. Mohanty, O. Panic, K. Rice, T. Suzuki, R. Teague, C. Walsh, P. Woitke. 2016, PASA, accepted.
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  40. On shocks driven by high-mass planets in radiatively inefficient disks. II. Three-dimensional global disk simulations.
    Lyra, W., Richert, A.J.W., Boley, A., Turner, N., Mac Low, M.-M., Okuzumi, S., & Flock, M. 2016, ApJ, 817, 102.
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  41. Compact dust concentration in the MWC 758 protoplanetary disk
    Marino, S., Casassus, S., Perez, S., Lyra, W., Roman, P.E., Avenhaus, H., Wright, C.M., & Maddison, S.T. 2015, ApJ, 813, 76.
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  42. On shocks driven by high-mass planets in radiatively inefficient disks. I. Two-dimensional global disk simulations.
    Richert, A.J.W., Lyra, W., Boley, A.C., Mac Low, M.-M. & Turner, N. 2015, ApJ, 804, 95. [arXiv] [ADS]

  43. Particle trapping and streaming instability in vortices in protoplanetary disks.
    Raettig, N., Klahr H., & Lyra, W. 2015, ApJ, 804, 35.
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  44. CSI 2264: Characterizing Young Stars in NGC 2264 with Short-Duration, Periodic Flux Dips in their Light Curves
    Stauffer, J., Cody, A.-M., McGinnis, P., Rebull, L., Hillenbrand, L.A., Turner, N.J., Carpenter, J., Plavchan, P., Carey, S., Terebey, S., Calderon, M. M., Alencar, S.H.P, Bouvier, J., Venuti, L., Hartmann, L., Calvet, N., Micela, G., Flaccomio, E., Song, I., Gutermuth, R., Barrado, B., Vrba, F.J., Covey, K., Padgett, D., Herbst, W., Gillen, E., Lyra, W., Guimaraes, M. M., Bouy, H., & Favata, F. 2015, AJ, 149, 130.
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  45. Rossby wave instability does not require sharp resistivity gradients.
    Lyra, W., Turner, N.J., McNally, C.P. 2015, A&A, 574, A10.
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  46. Convective overstability in accretion disks: Three-dimensional linear analysis and nonlinear saturation.
    Lyra, W. 2014, ApJ, 789, 77.
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  47. Intermediate mass black holes in AGN disks II. Model predictions and observational constraints.
    McKernan, B., Ford, K.E.S., Kocsis, B., Lyra, W., Perets, H.B. & Winter, L.M. 2014, MNRAS, 441, 900.
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  48. Steady-state dust distributions in disk vortices: Observational predictions and applications to transitional disks.
    Lyra, W. & Lin, M.-K. 2013, ApJ, 775, 17.
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  49. Formation of sharp eccentric rings in debris disks with gas but without planets.
    Lyra, W. & Kuchner, M.J. 2013, Nature, 499, 184. [press release]
    [arXiv] [ADS]
    [doi:10.1038/nature12281]   (needs subscription)

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  50. A parameter study for baroclinic vortex amplification.
    Raettig, N., Lyra, W., & Klahr, H. 2013, ApJ, 765, 115.
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  51. Intermediate mass black holes in AGN disks I. Production and growth.
    McKernan, B., Ford, K.E.S., Lyra, W., & Perets, H.B. 2012, MNRAS, 425, 460.
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  52. Rossby wave instability at dead zone boundaries in 3D resistive magnetohydrodynamical global models of protoplanetary disks.
    Lyra, W. & Mac Low, M.-M. 2012, ApJ, 756, 62.
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  53. A well-posed Kelvin-Helmholtz instability test and comparison.
    McNally, C., Lyra, W., & Passy, J.-C. 2012, ApJS, 201, 18.
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  54. On the connection between the magneto-elliptic and magneto-rotational instabilities.
    Mizerski, K.A. & Lyra, W. 2012, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 698, 358.
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  55. Orbital migration of interacting low-mass planets in evolutionary radiative turbulent models.
    Horn, B. Lyra, W., Mac Low, M.-M., & Sándor, Zs. 2012, ApJ, 750, 34.
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  56. On rapid migration and accretion within disks around supermassive black holes.
    McKernan, B., Ford, K.E.S., Lyra, W., Perets, H.B., Winter, L.M., & Yaqoob, T. 2011, MNRAS, 417L, 103
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  57. Meridional circulation in turbulent protoplanetary disks.
    Fromang, S. Lyra, W., & Masset, F. 2011, A&A, 534, 107
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  58. The baroclinic instability in the context of layered accretion. Self-sustained vortices and their magnetic stability in local compressible unstratified models of protoplanetary disks.
    Lyra, W. & Klahr, H. 2011, A&A, 527, 138
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  59. Formation of planetary cores at Type I migration traps.
    Sándor, Zs., Lyra, W., & Dullemond, C. 2011, ApJ, 728L, 9
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  60. Orbital migration of low-mass planets in evolutionary radiative models: Avoiding catastrophic infall.
    Lyra, W., Paardekooper, S.-J., & Mac Low, M.-M. 2010, ApJ, 715, L68
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  61. Planet formation bursts at the borders of the dead zone in 2D numerical simulations of circumstellar disks.
    Lyra, W., Johansen, A., Zsom, A., Klahr, H. & Piskunov, N. 2009, A&A, 497, 869
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  62. Turbulent stresses as a function of shear rate in a local disk model.
    Liljeström, A.J., Korpi, M.J., Käpylä, P.J., Brandenburg, A. & Lyra, W. 2009, AN, 330, 92
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  63. Standing on the shoulders of giants: Trojan Earths and vortex trapping in low-mass selfgravitating protoplanetary disks of gas and solids.
    Lyra, W., Johansen, A., Klahr, H. & Piskunov, N. 2009, A&A, 493, 1125 [A&A cover]
    arXiv] [ADS]

  64. Embyros grown in the dead zone: Assembling the first protoplanetary cores in low-mass selfgravitating circumstellar disks of gas and solids.
    Lyra, W., Johansen, A., Klahr, H. & Piskunov, N. 2008, A&A, 491, L41 [A&A highlight]
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  65. The Alpha-Centauri binary system: Atmospheric parameters and element abundances.
    Porto de Mello, G.F., Lyra, W., & Keller, G.R.R. 2008, A&A, 488, 653
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  66. Global magnetohydrodynamical models of turbulence in protoplanetary disks: I. A cylindrical potential on a Cartesian grid and transport of solids.
    Lyra, W., Johansen, A., Klahr, H., & Piskunov, P. 2008, A&A, 479, 883
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  67. A comparative study of disc-planet interaction.
    de Val-Borro, M., Edgar, R., Artymowicz, P., Ciecielag, P. Cresswell, P., D'Angelo, G., Delgado-Donate, E., Dirksen, G., Fromang, S., Gawryszczak, A., Klahr, H., Kley, W., Lyra, W., Masset, F., Mellema, G., Nelson, R., Paardekooper, S.-J., Peplinski, A., Pierens, A., Plewa, T., Rice, K., Schäfer, C., & Speith, R. 2006, MNRAS, 370, 529
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  68. On the difference between nuclear and contraction ages.
    Lyra, W., Moitinho, A., van der Bliek, N.S., & Alves, J. 2006, A&A, 453, 101
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  69. Spiral structure of the Third Galactic Quadrant and the solution to the Canis Majoris debate.
    Moitinho, A., Vázquez, R.A., Carraro, G., Baume, G., Giorgi, E.E., & Lyra, W. 2006, MNRAS, 368, 77.
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  70. A link between stellar metallicity and the semi-major axis of extrasolar planets.
    Pinotti, R., Arany-Prado, L.I., Lyra, W., & Porto de Mello, G.F. 2005, MNRAS, 364, 29
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  71. Fine structure of the chromospheric activity in Solar-type stars: The H-alpha line.
    Lyra, W. & Porto de Mello, G.F. 2005, A&A, 431, 329
    [arXiv] [ADS]

Other refereed publications

  1. A Historical Method Approach to Teaching Kepler's 2nd law
    Lyra, W. 2021, Astronomy Education Journal,

  2. COVID-19 pandemics modeling with modified determinist SEIR, social distancing, and age stratification. The effect of vertical confinement and release in Brazil.
    Lyra, W., do Nascimento, J.-D., Belkhiria, J., de Almeida, L., Chrispim, P.-P. & de Andrade, I. 2020, PLOS One,
    [medRxiv] [PubMed] [PLoS One]

  3. Ad Astra Academy: Using Space Exploration to Promote Student Learning and Motivation in the City of God, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Lyra, W., Rice, Melissa, Adler-Belendez, D., Jacobson, N., Pantelic, A., Garcia, K., Cassara, L., Crow, C., Hayne, P., Marlow, J. 2020, CAP (Communicating Astronomy with the Public),
    [SOC-arxiv] [CAP]


  1. Visualizing the Kinematics of Planet Formation.
    Disk Dynamics Collaboration, Philip J. Armitage, Jaehan Bae, Myriam Benisty, Edwin A. Bergin, Simon Casassus, Ian Czekala, Stefano Facchini, Jeffrey Fung, Cassandra Hall, John D. Ilee, Miriam Keppler, Aleksandra Kuznetsova, Romane Le Gal, Ryan A. Loomis, Wladimir Lyra, Natascha Manger, Sebastian Perez, Christophe Pinte, Daniel J. Price, Giovanni Rosotti, Kamber Schwarz, Jacob B. Simon, Richard Teague, Ke Zhang 2020.

  2. Ultima Thule: Possible Gravitational Collapse Scenarios for its Origin
    Umurhan, O. M.; Kavelaars, J. J.; Cuzzi, J. N.; McKinnon, W. B.; Lyra, W.; Hartlep, T.; Hofgartner, J.; Showalter, M. R.; Estrada, P. R.; Bierson, C. J.; Dhingra, R. D.; Keane, J. T.; White, O. L.; Grundy, W.; Moore, J. M.; Verbiscer, A.; Parker, J.; Olkin, C. B.; Weaver, H. A.; Spencer, J. R.; Stern, S. A. 2019, LPI, 50, 2809

  3. Imaging the Distribution of Solids in Planet-forming Disks undergoing Hydrodynamical Instabilities with the Next Generation Very Large Array
    Ricci, L., Flock, M., Blanco, D., Lyra, W. 2019, ngVLA memo series

  4. Low mass planet migration in Hall-affected disks
    McNally, C. P.; Nelson, R. P.; Paardekooper, S.-J.; Gressel, O.; Lyra, W. 2018, Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Numerical Modeling of Space Plasma Flows: ASTRONUM-2017; Journal of Physics: Conference Series, Volume 1031, conference 1, article 012007

  5. Witnessing Planetary Systems in the Making with the Next Generation Very Large Array
    Ricci, Luca; Isella, Andrea; Andrews, Sean M.; Birnstiel, Tilman; Cuzzi, Jeffrey N.; D'Angelo, Gennaro; Dong, Ruobing; Dutrey, Anne; Ercolano, Barbara; Estrada, Paul R.; Flock, Mario; Li, Hui; Liu, Shang-Fei; Lyra, Wladimir; Oberg, Karin; Okuzumi, Satoshi; Perez, Laura; Turner, Neal; van der Marel, Nienke; Wilner, David; Youdin, Andrew N.; Zhu, Zhaohuan
    2018, White Paper submitted to the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine's Exoplanet Science Strategy Call for Papers
    [arXiv [ADS]

  6. Exoplanet Diversity in the Era of Space-based Direct Imaging Missions
    Kopparapu, Ravi; Hebrard, Eric; Belikov, Rus; Batalha, Natalie M.; Mulders, Gijs D.; Stark, Chris; Teal, Dillon; Domagal-Goldman, Shawn; Gelino, Dawn; Mandell, Avi; Roberge, Aki; Rinehart, Stephen; Kane, Stephen R.; Hasegawa, Yasuhiro; Henning, Wade; Hicks, Brian; Adibekyan, Vardan; Schwieterman, Edward W.; Kohler, Erika; Teske, Johanna; Hinkel, Natalie; Nixon, Conor; France, Kevin; Danchi, William; Haqq-Misra, Jacob; Wolf, Eric T.; Guzewich, Scott D.; Charnay, Benjamin; Arney, Giada; Hartnett, Hilairy E.; Lopez, Eric D.; Minniti, Dante; Renaud, Joe; Airapetian, Vladimir; Dong, Chuanfei; Del Genio, Anthony D.; Trainer, Melissa; Rau, Gioia; Jensen, Adam; Way, Michael; Lisse, Carey M.; Lyra, Wladimir; Marchis, Franck; Jontof-Hutter, Daniel; Young, Patrick; Pierrehumbert, Ray; Harman, Chester E.; Fortney, Jonathan; Moore, Bill; Beckwith, Steven; Shock, Everett; Desch, Steve; Mandt, Kathleen E.; Izenberg, Noam; Ford, Eric B.; Curry, Shannon; Scharf, Caleb; Anbar, Ariel
    2018, white paper submitted to the US National Academy of Sciences call on Exoplanet Science Strategy
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  7. Exploring Extreme Space Weather Factors of Exoplanetary Habitability
    Airapetian, V. S.; Adibekyan, V.; Ansdell, M.; Cohen, O.; Cuntz, M.; Danchi, W.; Dong, C. F.; Drake, J. J.; Fahrenbach, A.; France, K.; Garcia-Sage, K.; Glocer, A.; Grenfell, J. L.; Gronoff, G.; Hartnett, H.; Henning, W.; Hinkel, N. R.; Jensen, A. G.; Jin, M.; Kalas, P.; Kane, S. R.; Kobayashi, K.; Kopparapu, R.; Leake, J.; Lopez-Puertas, M.; Lueftinger, T.; Lynch, B.; Lyra, W.; Mandell, A. M.; Mandt, K. E.; Moore, W. B.; Nna-Mvondo, D.; Notsu, Y.; Maehara, H.; Yamashiki, Y.; Shibata, K.; Oman, L. D.; Osten, R. A.; Pavlov, A.; Ramirez, R. M.; Rugheimer, S.; Schlieder, J. E.; Schnittman, J. D.; Shock, E. L.; Sousa-Silva, C.; Way, M. J.; Yang, Y.; Young, P. A.; Zank, G. P.
    2018, white paper submitted to the US National Academy of Sciences call on Exoplanet Science Strategy
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  8. Implications of Tidally Driven Convection and Lithospheric Arguments on the Topography of Europa
    Sattler-Cassara, L.; Lyra, W.
    2017, Europa Deep Dive 1: Ice-Shell Exchange Processes, Proceedings of the conference held 1-2 November, 2017 in Houston, Texas. LPI Contribution No. 2048, 2017, id.7021

  9. An Expanded Analysis of Nitrogen Ice Convection in Sputnik Planum
    Umurhan, Orkan M.; Lyra, Wladimir; Wong, Teresa; McKinnon, William B.; Nimmo, Francis; Howard, Alan D.; Moore, Jeffrey M.; Binzel, Richard; White, Oliver; Stern, S. Alan; Ennico, Kimberly; Olkin, Catherine B.; Weaver, Harold A.; Young, Leslie; New Horizons Geology and Geophysics Science Team
    2016, American Astronomical Society, DPS meeting #48.

  10. The Need for Laboratory Work to Aid in The Understanding of Exoplanetary Atmospheres
    Fortney, Jonathan J.; Robinson, Tyler D.; Domagal-Goldman, Shawn; Sk&aa;id Amundsen, David; Brogi, Matteo; Claire, Mark; Crisp, David; Hebrard, Eric; Imanaka, Hiroshi; de Kok, Remco; Marley, Mark S.; Teal, Dillon; Barman, Travis; Bernath, Peter; Burrows, Adam; Charbonneau, David; Freedman, Richard S.; Gelino, Dawn; Helling, Christiane; Heng, Kevin; Jensen, Adam G.; Kane, Stephen; Kempton, Eliza M.-R.; Kopparapu, Ravi Kumar; Lewis, Nikole K.; Lopez-Morales, Mercedes; Lyons, James; Lyra, Wladimir; Meadows, Victoria; Moses, Julianne; Pierrehumbert, Raymond; Venot, Olivia; Wang, Sharon X.; Wright, Jason T.
    2016, white paper within NASA's Nexus for Exoplanet System Science (NExSS).
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  11. Elliptic and magneto-elliptic instabilities
    Lyra, W. 2013, Instabilities and Structures in Proto-Planetary Disks, Marseille, France, Edited by P. Barge; L. Jorda; EPJ Web of Conferences, Volume 46, id.04003
    [arXiv] [ADS]

  12. Disk Weather. Baroclinic Instability and Vortex Amplification
    Klahr, H.; Raettig, N.; Lyra, W 2013, Instabilities and Structures in Proto-Planetary Disks, Marseille, France, Edited by P. Barge; L. Jorda; EPJ Web of Conferences, Volume 46, id.04001

  13. Naming the Extrasolar Planets
    Lyra, W. 2010, Boletim da Sociedade Astronomica Brasileira, vol. 29, no. 19, p.26

  14. The chromospheric activity-age relation for solar-type stars: a broad view
    Rodrigues, G. R. K.; Lyra, W.; Porto de Mello, G. F. 2003, Boletim da Sociedade Astronomica Brasileira, vol.23, no.1, p. 131-132

White papers

  • Planet formation: the case for large efforts on the computational side.
    Lyra, W., Haworth, Th., Bitsch, B., Casassus, S., Cuello, N., Currie, Th., Gaspar, A., Jang-Condell, H., Klahr, H., Leigh, N., Lodato, G., Mac Low, M., Maddison, S., Mamatsashvili, G., McNally, C., Isella, A., Perez, S., Ricci, L., Sengupta, D., Stamatellos, D., Szulagyi, J., Teague, R., Turner, N., Umurhan, O., White, J., Wootten, A., Alarcon, F., Apai, D., Bayo, A., Bergin, E., Carrera, D., Cleeves, I., Cooray, A., Golabek, G., Gressel, O., Gurwell, M., Krijt, S., Hall, C., Dong, R., Du, F., Pascucci, I., Ilee, J., Izidoro, A., Jorgensen, J., Kama, M., Mawet, D., Kim, J.S., Leisawitz, D., Lichtenberg, T., van der Marel, N., Meixner, M., Monnier, J., Picogna, G., Pontoppidan, K., Shang, H., Simon, J., Wilner, D.
    2019, submitted to the Astro2020 decadal survey.