Publications


ADS Search for Evan Kirby

First Author, Refereed


  • Discovery of Super-Li Rich Red Giants in Dwarf Spheroidal Galaxies
  • An Upgraded Red Channel for the Palomar Double Spectrograph

    • Evan N. Kirby, Gustavo Rahmer

    • PASP, submitted
  • Detailed Abundances of Two Very Metal-Poor Stars in Dwarf Galaxies
  • The Dynamics and Metallicity Distribution of the Distant Dwarf Galaxy VV124

  • Metals Removed by Outflows from Milky Way Dwarf Spheroidal Galaxies
  • Grids of ATLAS9 Atmospheres and MOOG Synthetic Spectra
  • Multi-Element Abundance Measurements from Medium-Resolution Spectra. IV. Catalog of Stars in Milky Way Dwarf Satellite Galaxies
  • Multi-Element Abundance Measurements from Medium-Resolution Spectra. III. Metallicity Distributions of Milky Way Dwarf Satellite Galaxies
  • Multi-Element Abundance Measurements from Medium-Resolution Spectra. II. Catalog of Stars in Milky Way Dwarf Satellite Galaxies
    • Evan N. Kirby, Puragra Guhathakurta, Joshua D. Simon, Marla C. Geha, Constance M. Rockosi, Christopher Sneden, Judith G. Cohen, Sangmo Tony Sohn, Steven R. Majewski, Michael Siegel
    • 2010 ApJS, 191, 352
    • arXiv:1011.4516
  • Multi-Element Abundance Measurements from Medium-Resolution Spectra. I. The Sculptor Dwarf Spheroidal Galaxy
  • Metallicity and Alpha-Element Abundance Measurement in Red Giant Stars from Medium Resolution Spectra
  • Uncovering the Extremely Metal-Poor Stars in the Ultra-Faint Dwarf Spheroidal Galaxies
  • The DEEP2 Galaxy Redshift Survey: Redshift Identification of Single-Line Emission Galaxies

nth Author, Refereed


  • The Bizarre Chemical Inventory of NGC 2419, An Extreme Outer Halo Globular Cluster
  • A Unique, Isolated Dwarf Galaxy at D = 1.9 Mpc
    • Dmitry Makarov, Lidia Makarova, Margarita Sharina, Roman Uklein, Anton Tikhonov, Puragra Guhathakurta, Evan N. Kirby, Natalya Terekhova
    • MNRAS, 425, 709
    • arXiv:1206.5545
  • The Primeval Populations of the Ultra-Faint Dwarf Galaxies
    • Thomas M. Brown, Jason Tumlinson, Marla Geha, Evan N. Kirby, Don A. VandenBerg, Ricardo R. Muñoz, Jason S. Kalirai, Joshua D. Simon, Roberto J. Avila, Puragra Guhathakurta, Alvio Renzini, Henry C. Ferguson
    • 2012 ApJL, 753, L21
    • arXiv:1206.0941
  • Two Distant Halo Velocity Groups Discovered by the Palomar Transient Factory
    • Branimir Sesar, Judith G. Cohen, David Levitan, Carl J. Grillmair, Mario Jurić, Evan N. Kirby, Russ R. Laher, Eran O. Ofek, Jason A. Surace, Shri R. Kulkarni, Tom A. Prince
    • 2012 ApJ, 755, 134
    • arXiv:1206.0269
  • The DEEP2 Galaxy Redshift Survey: Design, Observations, Data Reduction, and Redshifts
    • Jeffrey A. Newman, Michael C. Cooper, Marc Davis, S. M. Faber, Alison L. Coil, Puragra Guhathakurta, David C. Koo, Andrew C. Phillips, Charlie Conroy, Aaron A. Dutton, Douglas P. Finkbeiner, Brian F. Gerke, David J. Rosario, Benjamin J. Weiner, C. N. A. Willmer, Renbin Yan, Justin J. Harker, Susan A. Kassin, N. P. Konidaris, Kamson Lai, Darren S. Madgwick, K. G. Noeske, Gregory D. Wirth, A. J. Connolly, N. Kaiser, Evan N. Kirby, Brian C. Lemaux, Lihwai Lin, Jennifer M. Lotz, G. A. Luppino, C. Marinoni, Daniel J. Matthews, Anne Metevier, Ricardo P. Schiavon
    • ApJS, submitted
    • arXiv:1203.3192
  • Internal Stellar Kinematics of M32 from the SPLASH Survey: Dark Halo Constraints and the Formation of Compact Elliptical Galaxies
    • Kirsten Howley, Puragra Guhathakurta, Roeland van der Marel, Marla Geha, Jasonjot Kalirai, Basilio Yniguez, Evan N. Kirby, Jean-Charles Cuillandre, Karoline Gilbert
    • ApJ, submitted
    • arXiv:1202.2897
  • Global Properties of M31's Stellar Halo from the SPLASH Survey: I. Surface Brightness Profile
    • Karoline M. Gilbert, Puragra Guhathakurta, Rachael L. Beaton, James S. Bullock, Marla C. Geha, Jasonjot S. Kalirai, Evan N. Kirby, Steven R. Majewski, James C. Ostheimer, Richard J. Patterson, Erik Tollerud, Mikito Tanaka, Masashi Chiba
    • ApJ, submitted
  • The SPLASH Survey: Spectroscopy of 15 M31 Dwarf Spheroidal Satellites
    • Erik J. Tollerud, Rachael L. Beaton, Marla C. Geha, James S. Bullock, Puragra Guhathakurta, Jasonjot S. Kalirai, Steven R. Majewski, Evan N. Kirby, Karoline M. Gilbert, Basilio Yniguez, Richard J. Patterson, James C. Ostheimer
    • 2012 ApJ, 752, 45
    • arXiv:1112.1067
  • Characterizing the Cool KOIs III. KOI-961: A Small Star with Large Proper Motion and Three Sub-Earth-Sized Planets
    • Philip S. Muirhead, John A. Johnson, Kevin Apps, Joshua A. Carter, Timothy D. Morton, Daniel C. Fabrycky, J. Sebastian Pineda, Michael Bottom, Bárbara Rojas-Ayala, Evertt Schlawin, Katherine Hamren, Kevin R. Covey, Justin R. Crepp, Keivan Stassun, Joshua Pepper, Leslie Hebb, Evan N. Kirby, Andrew W. Howard, Howard T. Isaacson, Geoffrey W. Marcy, David Levitan, Tanio Diaz-Santos, Lee Armus, James P. Lloyd
    • 2012 ApJ, 747, 144
    • arXiv:1201.2189
  • Structure and Dynamics of the Globular Cluster Palomar 13
    • Jeremy D. Bradford, Marla Geha, Ricardo Muñoz, Felipe A. Santana, Joshua D. Simon, Patrick Côté, Peter B. Stetson, Evan N. Kirby, S. George Djorgovski
    • 2011 ApJ, 743, 167
    • arXiv:1110.0484
  • The Peculiar Chemical Inventory of NGC 2419 - An Extreme Outer Halo "Globular Cluster"
  • A Complete Spectroscopic Survey of the Milky Way Satellite Segue 1: The Darkest Galaxy
    • Joshua D. Simon, Marla Geha, Quinn E. Minor, Gregory D. Martinez, Evan N. Kirby, James S. Bullock, Manoj Kaplinghat, Louis E. Strigari, Beth Willman, Phillip I. Choi, Erik J. Tollerud, Joe Wolf
    • 2011 ApJ, 733, 46
    • arXiv:1007.4198
  • Willman 1 - A Probable Dwarf Galaxy with an Irregular Kinematic Distribution
  • NGC 2419 - Another Remnant of Accretion by the Milky Way
  • High-resolution Spectroscopy of Extremely Metal-poor Stars in the Least Evolved Galaxies: Leo IV
  • Linking dwarf galaxies to halo building blocks with the most metal-poor star in Sculptor
  • The SPLASH Survey: Internal Kinematics, Chemical Abundances, and Masses of the Andromeda I, II, III, VII, X, and XIV dSphs
    • Jason S. Kalirai, Rachael L. Beaton, Marla C. Geha, Karoline M. Gilbert, Puragra Guhathakurta, Evan N. Kirby, Steven R. Majewski, James C. Ostheimer, Richard J. Patterson, Joe Wolf
    • 2010 ApJ, 711, 671
    • arXiv:0911.1998
  • Local Group Dwarf Elliptical Galaxies. II. Stellar Kinematics to Large Radii in NGC 147 and NGC 185
  • The SPLASH Survey: A Spectroscopic Portrait of Andromeda's Giant Southern Stream
    • Karoline M. Gilbert, Puragra Guhathakurta, Priya Kollipara, Rachael L. Beaton, Marla C. Geha, Jason S. Kalirai, Evan N. Kirby, Steven R. Majewski, Richard J. Patterson
    • 2009 ApJ, 705, 1275
    • arXiv:0909.4540
  • The Least Luminous Galaxy: Spectroscopy of the Milky Way Satellite Segue 1
  • QUaD: A High-Resolution Cosmic Microwave Background Polarimeter
    • QUaD collaboration: James Hinderks, Peter Ade, James Bock, Melanie Bowden, Michael L. Brown, Gary Cahill, John E. Carlstrom, Patricia G. Castro, Sarah Church, Thomas Culverhouse, Robert Friedman, Ken Ganga, Walter K. Gear, Sujata Gupta, John Harris, Vic Haynes, John Kovac, Evan N. Kirby, Andrew E. Lange, Erik Leitch, Olivier E. Mallie, Simon Melhuish, Anthony Murphy, Angiola Orlando, Robert Schwarz, Creidhe O' Sullivan, Lucio Piccirillo, Clem Pryke, Nutan Rajguru, Benjamin Rusholme, Andrew N. Taylor, Keith L. Thompson, C. Tucker, Ed Y. S. Wu, Michael Zemcov
    • 2009 ApJ, 692, 1221
    • arXiv:0805.1990
  • BH Accretion in Galaxies Since z~1
  • Lyman Alpha Emitters in the DEEP2 Spectroscopic Database
    • Marcin Sawicki, Brian C. Lemaux, Puragra Guhathakurta, Evan N. Kirby, Nicholas P. Konidaris, Crystal L. Martin, Michael C. Cooper, Jeffrey A. Newman, Benjamin J. Weiner
    • 2008 ApJ, 687, 884
    • arXiv:0807.1890
  • Stellar Kinematics in the Complicated Inner Spheroid of M31: Discovery of Substructure Along the Southeastern Minor Axis and its Relationship to the Giant Southern Stream
    • Karoline M. Gilbert, Mark Fardal, Jasonjot S. Kalirai, Puragra Guhathakurta, Marla C. Geha, Jedidah Isler, Steven R. Majewski, James C. Ostheimer, Richard J. Patterson, David B. Reitzel, Evan N. Kirby, Michael C. Cooper
    • 2007 ApJ, 668, 245
    • astro-ph/0703029
  • AEGIS: Galaxy Spectral Energy Distributions from the X-Ray to Radio
    • Nicholas P. Konidaris, Puragra Guhathakurta, Kevin Bundy, Alison L. Coil, Christopher J. Conselice, Michael C. Cooper, Peter R. M. Eisenhardt, Jia-Sheng Huang, Rob J. Ivison, Susan A. Kassin, Evan N. Kirby, Jennifer M. Lotz, Jeffrey A. Newman, Kai G. Noeske, R. Michael Rich, Todd A. Small, Christopher N. A. Willmer, Steven P. Willner
    • 2007 ApJL, 660, L7
    • astro-ph/0608378
  • The All-wavelength Extended Groth Strip International Survey (AEGIS) Data Sets
    • Marc Davis, Puragra Guhathakurta, Nicholas P. Konidaris, Jeffrey A. Newman, Matthew L. N. Ashby, Andrew D. Biggs, Pauline Barmby, Kevin Bundy, Scott Chapman, Alison L. Coil, Christopher J. Conselice, Michael Cooper, Darren Croton, Peter R. M. Eisenhardt, Richard Ellis, Sandra M. Faber, Taotao Fang, Giovanni G. Fazio, Antonis Georgakakis, Brian Gerke, William M. Goss, Stephen Gwyn, Justin Harker, Andrew Hopkins, Jia-Sheng Huang, Rob J. Ivison, Susan A. Kassin, Evan N. Kirby, Anton Koekemoer, David C. Koo, Elise Laird, Emeric Le Floc'h, Lihwai Lin, Jennifer Lotz, Phil J. Marshall, D. Christopher Martin, Anne Metevier, Leonidas A. Moustakas, K. Paul Nandra, Kai Noeske, Casey Papovich, Andrew C. Phillips, R. Michael Rich, George H. Rieke, Dimitra Rigopoulou, Samir Salim, David Schiminovich, Luc Simard, Ian Smail, Todd A. Small, Benjamin Weiner, Christopher N. A. Willmer, Steven P. Willner, Gillian Wilson, Edward Wright, Renbin Yan
    • 2007 ApJL, 660, L1
    • astro-ph/0607355

Unpublished or Not Refereed


  • Iron and Alpha Element Distributions in Milky Way Dwarf Satellite Galaxies from Medium-Resolution Spectroscopy
  • The Role of Dwarf Galaxies in Building Large Stellar Halos
  • Complete Characterization of One QUaD Pixel
    • Evan N. Kirby
    • undergraduate honors thesis, unpublished
    • PDF

Talks


  • The Universal Mass-Metallicity Relation for Dwarf Galaxies
June 10, 2013 Prato, Italy
"Small Stellar Systems in Tuscany"

  • The Chemical Evolution of Dwarf Galaxies
March 13, 2013 UC San Diego
CASS Seminar
 
  • An Archaeological Road Trip with the Keck Telescopes
March 9, 2013 UC Irvine
Observatory Night
(public outreach)
 
  • An Archaeological Road Trip with the Keck Telescopes
March 7, 2013 Caltech
Keck Observatory 20th Anniversary Celebration
(public outreach/fundraising)
 
  • The Origin of the Elements
February 15, 2013 UH/IfA
Astronomy Colloquium

  • The Chemical Evolution of Dwarf Galaxies
February 14, 2013 UH/IfA
Astronomy Colloquium
 
  • An Archaeological Road Trip with the Keck Telescopes
January 16, 2013 Fairmont Orchid, Kohala, HI
Keck Evening with Astronomers
(public outreach/fundraising)
 
  • The Chemical Evolution of Small Stellar Systems
December 5, 2012 UC Santa Cruz
Astronomy Colloquium

  • Discovery of Super-Lithium-Rich Giants in Milky Way Satellites
September 20, 2012 UC San Diego
Keck Science Meeting

  • The Chemical Evolution of Milky Way Satellite Galaxies from Keck Spectroscopy
August 23, 2012
IAU General Assembly, Beijing
Origin and Complexity of Massive Star Clusters

  • Galactic and Stellar Evolution with Medium-Resolution Spectroscopy
July 20, 2012
UC Santa Cruz
Friday Lunch Astronomy Seminar

  • Metal Loss from Dwarf Galaxies (ODP)
June 15, 2012
Irvine, CA
Center for Galaxy Evolution: Baryon Cycle

  • The Chemical Evolution of Dwarf Galaxies (ODP)
April 4, 2012
UCLA
Astronomy Colloquium

  • Galactic and Stellar Evolution with Medium-Resolution Spectroscopy
March 28, 2012
UH/IfA
Astronomy Colloquium

  • Metal Loss from Dwarf Galaxies (ODP)
March 6, 2012
Space Telescope Science Institute
Hubble Fellow Symposium

  • Metal Loss from Dwarf Galaxies (ODP)
February 16, 2012
KITP/UC Santa Barbara
First Light and Faintest Dwarfs

  • Galactic and Stellar Evolution with Medium-Resolution Spectroscopy
February 7, 2012
UC Irvine
Astrophysics/Cosmology Seminar
  • Discovery of Super-Lithium-Rich Red Giants in Milky Way Satellite Galaxies
January 10, 2012
Austin, TX
American Astronomical Society
  • The Chemical Evolution of Milky Way Satellite Galaxies from Keck Spectroscopy
November 8, 2011
UC Riverside
Astronomy Seminar
  • The Chemical Evolution of Milky Way Satellite Galaxies from Keck Spectroscopy
October 6, 2011
Columbia University
Afternoon Astronomy Seminar
  • The Chemical Evolution of Milky Way Satellite Galaxies from Keck Spectroscopy
September 29, 2011 Yale University
Astronomy Colloquium
  • The Chemical Evolution of Milky Way Satellite Galaxies from Keck Spectroscopy
September 12, 2011
UC Berkeley
TAC Seminar
  • The Chemical Evolution of Milky Way Satellite Galaxies from Keck Spectroscopy (PDF)
July 14, 2011
UC Santa Cruz
KraftFest
  • The Chemical Evolution of Milky Way Satellite Galaxies
May 3, 2011
Carnegie Observatories
Colloquium
  • The Chemical Evolution of Milky Way Satellite Galaxies (ODP)
March 20, 2011
UC Santa Barbara
Astronomy Seminar
  • Chemical Evolution of Milky Way Satellites and High-Resolution Follow-Up (PPT)
March 8, 2011
Caltech
Hubble/Spitzer Fellow Symposium
  • Outstanding Questions for the Local Volume (PDF)
March 1, 2011
UC Irvine
Center for Galaxy Evolution Inaugural Workshop

  • The Chemical Evolution of Milky Way Satellite Galaxies (ODP)
February 8, 2011
UC Irvine
Astrophysics/Cosmology Seminar
  • The Chemical Evolution of Milky Way Satellite Galaxies (ODP)
January 5, 2011
Caltech
Astronomy Colloquium
  • The Chemical Evolution of Milky Way Satellite Galaxies
December 7, 2010
University of Washington Seattle
Lunch Talk
  • The Chemical Evolution of Milky Way Satellite Galaxies
November 19, 2010
University of Nevada Las Vegas
Astronomy Colloquium
  • The Chemical Evolution of Milky Way Satellite Galaxies (ODP)
October 19, 2010
UT Austin
Astronomy Colloquium
  • The Chemical Evolution of Milky Way Satellite Galaxies from Keck/DEIMOS Multi-Element Abundance Measurements (ODP)
October 15, 2010
Berkeley, CA
Keck Science Meeting
  • The Elemental Abundance Distributions of Milky Way Satellite Galaxies (PPT)
June 14, 2010
CRAL, Lyon, France
A Universe of Dwarf Galaxies
ADS

  • Galaxy Hydroponics: Growing Galaxies from Their Satellite Seeds (ODP)
May 6, 2010
Space Telescope Science Institute
May Symposium, "Stellar Populations in the Cosmological Context"

  • The Elemental Abundance Distributions of Milky Way Satellite Galaxies (PPT)
March 9, 2010
Space Telescope Science Institute
Hubble Fellow Symposium
  • Chemical Evolution of Milky Way Satellite Galaxies as a Function of Galaxy Luminosity (ODP)
January 4, 2010
Washington, DC
American Astronomical Society Meeting
ADS
  • How DEIMOS is Revolutionizing Our Understanding of the Milky Way Dwarf Satellites (PPT)
September 17, 2009
Caltech
Keck Science Meeting
  • Iron and Alpha Element Distributions in Milky Way Dwarf Satellite Galaxies from Medium-Resolution Spectroscopy (ODP)
May 6, 2009
UC Santa Cruz
Dissertation Defense

  • How to Build the Milky Way Stellar Halo: An Inspection of the dSph Building Blocks
January 5, 2009
Long Beach, CA
American Astronomical Society Meeting
ADS

  • Building the Milky Way Halo: An Inspection of the dSph Building Blocks
December 3, 2008 UT Austin
Stellar Seminar
  • Building the Milky Way Halo: An Inspection of the dSph Building Blocks
November 10, 2008 Caltech
Astronomy Tea Talk
  • Building the Milky Way Halo: An Inspection of the dSph Building Blocks
November 7, 2008 Carnegie
Astronomy Lunch Talk
  • Building the Milky Way Halo: An Inspection of the dSph Building Blocks
October 29, 2008 UC Berkeley
Theory Lunch Talk
  • Building the Milky Way Halo: An Inspection of the dSph Building Blocks
October 23, 2008 Columbia University
  • Building the Milky Way Halo: An Inspection of the dSph Building Blocks
October 22, 2008 Harvard Center for Astrophysics
Institute for Theory and Computation Forum

  • Building the Milky Way Halo: An Inspection of the dSph Building Blocks
October 9, 2008 UC Davis
Cosmology Seminar
  • Building the Milky Way Halo: An Inspection of the dSph Building Blocks
September 24, 2008 University of Washington Seattle
Lunch Talk
  • Building the Milky Way Halo: An Inspection of the dSph Building Blocks
September 23, 2008 Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics
Colloquium
  • Building the Milky Way Halo: An Inspection of the dSph Building Blocks
September 22, 2008 University of Victoria
  • Building the Metal-Poor Tail of the Milky Way from Its Dwarf Satellites
August 25, 2008 UC Santa Cruz
Galaxy Formation Workshop
  • Uncovering Extremely Metal-Poor Stars in the MW's Ultra-Faint dSphs
August 21, 2008 UC Santa Cruz
1st California Postdoc Symposium
Specially Selected Grad Student Presentation

  • Discovery of Extremely Metal-Poor Stars in Milky Way Satellites (PDF)
July 22, 2008 Garching bei München, Germany
Chemical Evolution of Dwarf Galaxies and Stellar Clusters

  • New Metallicities for Ultra-Faint Dwarf Galaxies and the Luminosity-Metallicity Relation for Milky Way Satellites in the Context of Hierarchical Assembly (PDF)
June 20, 2008 UC Santa Cruz
Friday Lunch Astronomy Seminar
  • Discovery of Extremely Metal-Poor Stars in Milky Way Satellites (PDF)
May 16, 2008 UC Santa Cruz
Graduate Research Symposium
  • Discovery of Extremely Metal-Poor Stars in Milky Way Satellites (PDF)
April 18, 2008 Stanford/KIPAC
Cosmology in Northern California
  • DEIMOS Spectroscopic Abundances (PDF)
September 22, 2007 UC Santa Cruz
SPLASH Team Meeting

  • Dwarf Satellite Abundance Gradients (PDF)
September 21, 2007 UC Santa Cruz
SPLASH Team Meeting

  • Iron and Alpha in Extragalactic Red Giants with Medium Resolution Spectra (PDF)
August 31, 2007 UC Santa Cruz
Friday Lunch Astronomy Seminar
  • Iron and Alpha in Extragalactic Red Giants with Medium Resolution Spectra (PDF)
August 29, 2007 University of Michigan
Globular Clusters-Dwarf Galaxies Connection

  • Qualifying Exam (PDF)
June 4, 2007 UC Santa Cruz
  • Chemical Abundance Analysis of Extragalactic Red Giants (PDF)
May 11, 2007 UC Davis
Cosmology in Northern California
  • DEEP2: Redshift Identification of Single-Line Emission Galaxies (PPT)
January 9, 2007 Seattle, WA
American Astronomical Society Meeting
ADS

  • Redshift Identification of Single-Line Emission Galaxies (PPT)
April 7, 2006 UC Santa Cruz
Friday Lunch Astronomy Seminar
Second-Year Graduate Project Talk

Posters


  • The Chemical Evolution of Milky Way Satellite Galaxies from Keck/DEIMOS Multi-Element Abundance Measurements (PDF)
November 1-4, 2011
Shuzenji, Japan
3rd Subaru International Conference: Galactic Archaeology
in absentia care of Judy Cohen
  • The Chemical Evolution of Milky Way Satellite Galaxies from Keck/DEIMOS Multi-Element Abundance Measurements (PDF)
September 23, 2011
Pasadena, CA
Keck Science Meeting

March 1, 2011
Irvine, CA
Center for Galaxy Evolution Inaugural Workshop


January 24-25, 2011 Pasadena, CA
RR Lyrae Stars, Metal-Poor Stars, and the Galaxy
in celebration of George Preston's 80th Birthday
ADS


January 13, 2011 Seattle, WA
American Astronomical Soeciety Meeting
ADS

  • Iron and Alpha in Individual Red Giants from Medium Resolution Spectra (PDF)
January 10, 2008
Austin, TX
American Astronomical Society Meeting
ADS


December 15, 2007 Hayama, Japan
Panoramic Views of Galaxy Formation and Evolution
ADS