Publications

Peer-reviewed, as a supervisor

Peer-reviewed, lead author

  1. Günther, M.N. & Daylan, T., 2020, Allesfitter: Flexible Star and Exoplanet Inference From Photometry and Radial Velocity (to be submitted; arXiv:2003.14371)
  2. Günther, M.N. et al., 2020, Stellar Flares from the First Tess Data Release: Exploring a New Sample of M Dwarfs, AJ, 159 (2): 60
  3. Günther, M.N. et al., 2019, A Super-Earth and two sub-Neptunes transiting the bright, nearby, and quiet M-dwarf TOI-270, Nature Astronomy, 409
  4. Günther, M.N. et al., 2018, Unmasking the hidden NGTS-3Ab: a hot Jupiter in an unresolved binary system, MNRAS, 478 (4): 4720–4737
  5. Günther, M.N. et al., 2017b, Centroid vetting of transiting planet candidates from the Next Generation Transit Survey, MNRAS, 472 (1): 295-307
  6. Günther, M.N. et al., 2017a, A New Yield Simulator for Transiting Planets and False Positives: Application to the Next Generation Transit Survey, MNRAS, 465 (3): 3379-3389
  7. Günther, M.N. et al., 2016, Quantifying and predicting Drosophila larvae crawling phenotypes, Nature Scientific Reports, 6: 27972

Peer-reviewed, co-lead author

  1. Kővári, Zs., Oláh, K., Günther, M. N. et al., 2020, Superflares on the late-type giant KIC 2852961 - Scaling effect behind flaring at different energy levels, A&A, in review (arXiv:2005.05397)
  2. Daylan, T., Pingle, K., Wright, J., Günther, M. N., et al., 2019, TESS discovery of a super-Earth and three sub-Neptunes hosted by the bright, Sun-like star HD 108236, in review (arXiv:2004.11314)
  3. Daylan, T., Günther, M. N., et al., 2019, TESS observations of the WASP-121 b phase curve, in review (arXiv:1909.03000)
  4. Zhan, Z., Günther, M. N., et al., 2019, Complex Rotational Modulation of Rapidly Rotating M-Stars Observed with TESS, ApJ, 876: 127
  5. Dragomir, D., Teske, J., Günther, M.N., et al. 2018, TESS delivers its first Earth-sized planet and a warm sub-Neptune, ApJ, 875: L7
  6. Huang, C.X., Burt, J., Vanderburg, A., Günther, M.N., et al. 2018, TESS Discovery of a Transiting Super-Earth in the Pi Mensae System, ApJ, 868 (2): L39
  7. Armstrong, D.J., Günther, M.N., et al., 2018, Automatic vetting of planet candidates from ground-based surveys: machine learning with NGTS, MNRAS, 478 (3): 4225–4237

Peer-reviewed, co-author

  1. Pepper, J., et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2020, TESS Reveals HD 118203 b to be a Transiting Planet, AJ, 159, 243
  2. Murray, C.A.. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2020, Photometry and Performance of SPECULOOS-South, MNRAS, in press (arXiv:2005.02423)
  3. Feinstein, A. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2020, Flare Statistics for Young Stars from a Convolutional Neural Network Analysis of TESS Data, in review (arXiv:2005.07710)
  4. Gill, S. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2020, NGTS-11 b / TIC-54002556 b: A transiting warm Saturn recovered from a TESS single-transit event, MNRAS, in press (arXiv:2005.00006)
  5. McCormac, J. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2020, NGTS-10b: The shortest period hot Jupiter yet discovered, MNRAS, 493, 126
  6. Armstrong, D.J. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2020, A remnant planetary core in the hot Neptunian desert, in review (arXiv:2003.10314)
  7. Huang, C.X., et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2020, TESS Spots a Hot Jupiter with an Inner Transiting Neptune , ApJ, 892 (1): L7
  8. Lendl, M. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2020, TOI-222: a single-transit TESS candidate revealed to be a 34-day eclipsing binary with CORALIE, EulerCam and NGTS, MNRAS, 492: 1761L
  9. Gill, S. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2020, A long period (P=61.8-d) M5V dwarf eclipsing a Sun-like star from TESS and NGTS, in review (arXiv:2002.09311)
  10. Shporer, A. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2019, GJ 1252 b: A 1.2 Rearth planet transiting an M-dwarf at 20.4 pc, ApJL, 890, L7
  11. Costes, J. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2020, NGTS-8b and NGTS-9b: Two non-inflated hot-Jupiters, MNRAS, 491: 2834C
  12. Gill, S. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2020, NGTS and WASP photometric recovery of a single-transit candidate from TESS, MNRAS, 491: 1548G
  13. Rodriguez, J.E. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2020, The First Habitable Zone Earth-Sized Planet From TESS II: Spitzer Confirms TOI-700 d, in review (arXiv:2001.00954R)
  14. Davis, A. B. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2019, TOI 564 b and TOI 905 b: Grazing and Fully Transiting Hot Jupiters Discovered by TESS, in review (arXiv:1912.10186)
  15. Rodríguez Martínez, R. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2019, KELT-25b and KELT-26b: A Hot Jupiter and a Substellar Companion Transiting Young A-stars Observed by TESS, in review (arXiv:1912.01017)
  16. Jackman, J. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2019, NGTS-7Ab: An ultra-short period brown dwarf transiting a tidally-locked and active M dwarf, MNRAS, 489: 5146
  17. West, R.G. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2019, NGTS-4b: A sub-Neptune transiting in the desert, MNRAS, 486: 5094
  18. Osborn, H.P. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2019, The PDS 110 observing campaign - photometric and spectroscopic observations reveal eclipses are aperiodic, MNRAS, 485: 1614
  19. Rodriguez, J.E. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2019, An Eccentric Massive Jupiter Orbiting a Sub-Giant on a 9.5 Day Period Discovered in the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite Full Frame Images, , AJ, 157: 191
  20. Shporer, A. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2019, TESS Full Orbital Phase Curve of the WASP-18b System, AJ, 157: 178
  21. Eigmüller, P. et al. incl. Günther, M.N. 2019, NGTS-5b - a highly inflated planet offering insights into the sub-Jovian desert, A&A, 625: A142
  22. Songhu, W. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2019, HD 202772A b: A Transiting Hot Jupiter around a Bright, Mildly Evolved Star in a Visual Binary Discovered by TESS, AJ, 157, 51.
  23. Jackman, J. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2019, Detection of a giant flare displaying quasi-periodic pulsations from a pre-main-sequence M star by the Next Generation Transit Survey, MNRAS, 482 (4): 5553-5566
  24. Raynard, L., et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2018, NGTS-2b: An inflated hot-Jupiter transiting a bright F-dwarf, MNRAS, 481, 4960–4970
  25. Casewell, S., et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2018, A low-mass eclipsing binary within the fully convective zone from the Next Generation Transit Survey, MNRAS, 481 (2): 1897–1907
  26. Jackman, J. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2018, Ground-based detection of G star superflares with NGTS, MNRAS, 477 (4): 4655–4664
  27. Wheatley, P. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2017, The Next Generation Transit Survey (NGTS), MNRAS, 475 (4): 4476-4493
  28. Bayliss, D. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2017, NGTS-1b: a hot Jupiter transiting an M-dwarf, MNRAS, 475 (4): 4467-4475
  29. Demory, B.-O. et al. incl. Günther, M.N., 2015, Hubble Space Telescope search for the transit of the Earth-mass exoplanet Alpha Centauri B b, MNRAS, 450 (2): 2043-2051

Software

  • Günther, M.N. & Daylan, T., 2019, allesfitter: Flexible star and exoplanet inference from photometry and radial velocity, Astrophysics Source Code Library (ascl:1903.003)

PhD Thesis

Contact

Department of Physics, and Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space ResearchMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridge, MA 02139, USAEmail: maxgue [at] mit.edu Twitter: @M_N_Guenther

Image Credits

Personality type images are taken from 16 Personalities, and aim to illustrate the variety of traits needed to fulfill different tasks.