Published Journal Articles

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

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

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

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

[2] Cobb, A. K., Pudritz, R. E., and Pearce, B. K. D. (2015) Nature’s starships II. Simulating the synthesis of amino acids in meteorite parent bodies. Astrophys J, 809, 6

[1] Pearce, B. K. D., & Pudritz, R. E. (2015) Seeding the pregenetic Earth: meteoritic abundances of nucleobases and potential reaction pathways. Astrophys J, 807, 85