Journal Publications

(updated Sept. 5th, 2019)

First author: 5 publications / 79 citations / 1 award

Total: 7 publications / 89 citations / 1 award

h-index: 5

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First author refereed journal publications (5)

  1. A Consistent Reduced Network for HCN Chemistry in Early Earth and Titan Atmospheres: Quantum Calculations of Reaction Rate Coefficients. Pearce, B. K. D., Ayers, P. W., & Pudritz, R. E. (2019). J Phys Chem A, 123, 1861–1873. PDF

  2. Constraining the Time Interval for the Origin of Life on Earth. Pearce, B. K. D., Tupper, A. S., Pudritz, R. E., & Higgs, P. G. (2018). Astrobiology, 18, 343–364. PDF

  3. Origin of the RNA World: The Fate of Nucleobases in Warm Little Ponds. Pearce, B. K. D., Pudritz, R. E., Semenov, D. A., & Henning, Th. (2017). Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 114, 11327–11332 (Cozzarelli Prize Winner)

  4. Meteorites and the RNA World: A Thermodynamic Model of Nucleobase Synthesis within Planetesimals. Pearce, B. K. D., & Pudritz, R. E. (2016). Astrobiology, 16, 853–872

  5. Seeding the Pregenetic Earth: Meteoritic Abundances of Nucleobases and Potential Reaction Pathways. Pearce, B. K. D., & Pudritz, R. E. (2015). Astrophys J, 807, 85

Non-first author refereed journal publications (2)

  1. Meteoritic Abundances of Fatty Acids and Potential Reaction Pathways in Planetesimals. Lai, J. C.-Y., Pearce, B. K. D., Pudritz, R. E., & Lee, D. (2019). Icarus, 319, 685–700

  2. Nature’s Starships II. Simulating the Synthesis of Amino Acids in Meteorite Parent Bodies. Cobb, A. K., Pudritz, R. E., and Pearce, B. K. D. (2015). Astrophys J, 809, 6