James MacDonald

270 Sharp Lab
(302) 831-6855

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Research Projects

  • Pre-supernova evolution of intermediate mass population III stars
  • Effects of rotation and magnetic fields on the structure and evolution of stars
  • Wolf-Rayet star pulsations

Notable Publications

  • R. Jimenez, J. MacDonald, J.S. Dunlop, P. Padoan and J.A. Peacock, "Synthetic stellar populations: single stellar populations, stellar interior models and primordial protogalaxies", Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Volume 349, Issue 1, pp. 240-254, (2004).
  • R. Oreiro, A. Ulla, F. Pérez Hernández, R. Østensen, C. Rodríguez López and J. MacDonald, "Balloon 090100001: A bright, high amplitude sdB pulsator", Astronomy and Astrophysics, v.418, p.243-247 (2004).
  • T. M. Lawlor and J. MacDonald, "Sakurai's Object, V605 Aquilae, and FG Sagittae: An Evolutionary Sequence Revealed", The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 583, Issue 2, pp. 913-922, (2003).
  • R. Jimenez, C. Flynn, J. MacDonald and B.K. Gibson , "The Cosmic Production of Helium", Science, Volume 299, Issue 5612, pp. 1552-1555 (2003).
  • D. J. Mullan and J. MacDonald, "Are Magnetically Active Low-Mass M Dwarfs Completely Convective?", The Astrophysical Journal, Volume 559, Issue 1, pp. 353-371 (2001).