Recent Publications (updated 2 May 2000

  • Massey, P., Waterhouse, E., and DeGioia-Eastwood, K. 2000, "The Progenitor Masses of Wolf-Rayet Stars and Luminous Blue Variables Determined from Cluster Turn-offs. I. Results from 19 OB Associations in the Magellanic Clouds", Astronomical Journal, 119, 2214

  • Massey, P., Guerrieri, M., and Joyce, R. R. 2000, ``The Number of Publications Used as a Metric of the NOAO WIYN Queue Experiment", New Astronomy, in press.

  • Massey, P., and Foltz, C. 2000, ``The Spectrum of the Night Sky Over Mount Hopkins and Kitt Peak: Changes After a Decade", PASP, 112, 566

  • Massey, P. 2000, "An Unprecedented Change in the Spectrum of S Doradus: As Cool As It Gets", PASP, 112, 144

  • Massey, P., and Aller, L. H. 2000, "Astronomical Spectroscopy", article for Encyclopedia of Science and Technology, McGraw-Hill, in press.

  • Massey, P., and Meyer, M. R. 2000, "Stellar Masses", article for Encyclopedia of Astronomy and Astrophysics, IOPP and Macmillan Publishers, in press.

  • Massey, P. 1999, "What the Galaxies of the Local Group Tell Us About Massive Star Evolution", (invited review talk), in "Wolf-Rayet Phenomena in Massive Stars and Starburst Galaxies", IAU 193, ed. K. A. van der Hucht, G. Koenigsberger, and P. R. J. Eenens (San Francisco, ASP), p. 429.

  • Massey, P. 1999, "Massive Stars in the MCs: What They Tell Us about the IMF, Stellar Evolution, and Upper Mass "Cutoffs", (invited review talk), to appear in "New Views of the Magellanic Clouds, IAU 190, ed. Y.H. Chu, N.B. Suntzeff, J.E. Hesser, & D.A. Bohlender (San Francisco, ASP), 173

  • Massey, P., and Johnson, O. 1998, "Evolved Massive Stars in the Local Group. II. A New Survey for Wolf-Rayet Stars in M33 and Its Implications for Massive Star Evolution: Evidence of the "Conti Scenario" in Action", ApJ, 505, 793

  • Massey, P. 1998, "Evolved Massive Stars in the Local Group. I. Identification of Red Supergiants in NGC 6822, M31, and M33", ApJ, 501, 153

  • Massey, P., and Hunter, D. A. 1998, "R136: A Cluster of O3 Stars!" (invited review), in Boulder-Munich II: Properties of Hot, Luminious Stars, ed. I. D. Howarth (San Franciso, ASP), p. 355

  • Massey, P. 1998, "The Initial Mass Function of Massive Stars in the Local Group" (invited review), in "The Stellar Initial Mass Function, 38th Herstmonceux Conference", ed. G. Gilmore & D. Howell, (San Francisco, ASP), p. 17

  • Massey, P., and Hunter, D. A. 1998, "Star Formation in R136: A Cluster of O3 Stars Revealed by Hubble Space Telescope Spectroscopy", ApJ, 493, 180.

  • Burkholder, V., Massey, P., and Morrell, N. 1997, "The 'Mass Discrepancy' for Massive Stars: Tests of Models Using Spectroscopic Binaries", ApJ, 490, 328.

  • Massey, P. 1997, "Observations of the Most Luminous Stars in Local Group Galaxies" (invited review), in Stellar Astrophysics for the Local Group, VIII Canary Islands Winter Scool of Astrophysics, ed. A. Aparicio, A. Herrero, & F. Sanchez (Cambridge, Cambridge Univ. Press), p. 95

  • Hunter, D. A., Vacca, W. D., Massey, P., Lynds, R., and O'Neil, E. J. 1997, "Ultraviolet Photometry of Stars in the Compact Cluster R136 in the Large Magellanic Cloud", AJ, 113, 1691

  • Massey, P. 1996, "Numbers and Distribution of Wolf-Rayet Stars in Local Group Galaxies: Clues to Massive Star Evolution" (invited review), in Wolf-Rayet Stars in the Framework of Stellar Evolution, ed. J. M. Vreux, A. Detal, D. Fraipont-Caro, E. Gosset, and G. Rauw (Univ de Liege, Belgium), p. 361

  • Bianchi, L, Clayton, G. C., Bohlin, R. C., Hutchings, J. B., and Massey, P. 1996, "Ultraviolet Extinction by Interstellar Dust in External Galaxies: M31", ApJ, 471, 203

  • Massey, P., Bianchi, L., Hutchings, J. B., and Stecher, T. P. 1996, "The UV-brightest Stars of M33 and Its Nucleus: Discovery, Photometry, and Optical Spectroscopy", ApJ, 469, 629

  • Bianchi, L., Hutchings, J.B., and Massey, P. 1996, "The Winds of Hot Stars in External Galaxies. III. HST UV Spectroscopy of O and B Supergiants in M31 and M33", AJ, 111, 2303

  • Massey, P., Armandroff, T.E., Pyke, R., Kanan, P., and Wilson, C. D. 1995, "Hot, Luminous Stars in Selected Regions of NGC 6822, M31, and M33", AJ, 110, 2715

  • Massey, P., Johnson, K.E., and DeGioia-Eastwood, K. 1995, "The Initial Mass Function and Massive Star Evolution in the OB Associations of the Northern Milky Way", ApJ 454, 151

  • Oey, M.S., Massey, P. 1995, "Triggered Star Formation and the Dynamics of a Superbubble in the LMC: The OB Association LH47/48 in DEM 152", ApJ, 452, 210

  • Massey, P. and Armandroff, T.E. 1995, "The Massive Star Content, Reddening, and Distance of the Nearby Irregular Galaxy IC 10", AJ, 109, 2470

  • Massey, P., Lang, C.C., DeGioia-Eastwood, K., and Garmany, C.D. 1995, "Massive Stars in the Field and Associations of the Magellanic Clouds: The Upper Mass Limit, the Initial Mass Function, and a Critical Test of Main-Sequence Stellar Evoluionary Theory", ApJ, 438, 188