Here is a list of papers and books which are related to the effort to find the origin of the Pioneer anomlay. This list is not complete. Further suggestions to the organizers are welcome.


Pioneer Anomaly – primary literature

  1. J.D. Anderson, P.A. Laing, E.L. Lau, A.S. Liu, M.M. Nieto, and S.G. Turyshev, Study of the anomalous acceleration of Pioneer 10 and 11, Phys. Rev. D 65 (2002) 082004. gr-qc/0104064
  2. J.D. Anderson, P.A. Laing, E.L. Lau, A.S. Liu, M.M. Nieto, and S.G. Turyshev, Indication, from Pioneer 10/11, Galileo, and Ulysses Data, of an Apparent Anomalous, Weak, Long-Range Acceleration, Phys. Rev. Lett. 81 (1998) 2858. gr-qc/9808081
  3. C.B. Markwardt, Independent confirmation of the Pioneer 10 anomalous acceleration, gr-qc/0208046
  4. S.G. Turyshev, V.T. Toth, L. R. Kellogg, E. L. Lau, K. J. Lee The Study of the Pioneer Anomaly: New Data and Objectives for New Investigation, Int.J.Mod.Phys. D15 (2006) 1-56. gr-qc/0512121


Pioneer Anomaly – further background

  1. M.M. Nieto, J.D. Anderson, P.A. Laing, E.L. Lau, and S.G. Turyshev, The Anomalous Trajectories of the Pioneer Spacecraft, in: "Proceedings of the Second Conference on CPT and Lorenrtz Violation," (Bloomington, Indiana, 15-18 Aug 2001), ed. by V. A. Kostelecky (World Scien4tific, Singapore, 2002), pp.282-286. hep-ph/0110373
  2. S.G. Turyshev, J.D. Anderson, P.A. Laing, E.L. Lau, A.S. Liu, and M.M. Nieto, The Apparent Anomalous, Weak, Long-Range Acceleration of Pioneer 10 and 11, In: "Gravitational Waves and Experimental Gravity," Proceedings of the XVIIIth Workshop of the Rencontres de Moriond, Les Arcs, Savoi, France (January 23-30, 1999), ed. by J. Dumarchez and J. Tran Thanh Van (World Publishers, Hanoi-Vietnam, 2000). pp.481-486 (1999) gr-qc/9903024
  3. S.G. Turyshev, J.D. Anderson, M.M. Nieto Study of the Pioneer anomaly: A Problem set. Am. J. Phys. 73 (2005) 1033-1044. physics/0502123

Pioneer Anomaly attempts at conventional explanations

  1. J.D. Anderson and B. Mashhoon, Pioneer Anomaly and the Helicity-Rotation Coupling, Phys. Lett. A 315 (2003) 199. gr-qc/0306024
  2. J.D. Anderson, S.G. Turyshev, E.L. Lau, P.A. Laing, and M.M. Nieto, Search for a Standard Explanation of the Pioneer Anomaly, Mod.Phys.Lett. A17 (2002) 875. gr-qc/0107022
  3. L.K. Scheffer, Conventional forces can explain the anomalous acceleration of Pioneer 10, Phys. Rev. D 67 (2003) 084021. gr-qc/0107092
  4. J.D. Anderson, P.A. Laing, E.L. Lau, A.S. Liu, M.M. Nieto, and S.G. Turyshev, Anderson et al. Reply (to the Comment by Murphy on Pioneer 10/11), Phys.Rev.Lett. 83 (1999) 1891. gr-qc/9906113
  5. E.M. Murphy, A Prosaic Explanation for the Anomalous Accelerations Seen in Distant Spacecraft, Phys. Rev. Lett. 83 (1999) 1890. gr-qc/9810015
  6. J.D. Anderson, P.A. Laing, E.L. Lau, A.S. Liu, M.M. Nieto, and S.G. Turyshev, Anderson et al. Reply (to the Comment by Katz on Pioneer 10/11), Phys. Rev. Lett. 83 (1999) 1893. gr-qc/9906112
  7. J.L. Katz, Comment on ``Indication, from Pioneer 10/11, Galileo and Ulysses Data, of an Apparent Anomalous, Weak, Long-Range Acceleration'', Phys. Rev. Lett. 83 (1999) 1892. gr-qc/9809070

Pioneer Anomaly new physics / mechnisms suggestions

  1. M.-T. Jaekel and S. Reynaud, Gravity tests in the solar system and the Pioneer anomaly, Mod. Phys. Lett. A20 (2005) 1047. gr-qc/0410148
  2. A.F. Ranada, The Pioneer anomaly as acceleration of the clocks, Found.Phys. 34 (2005) 1955. gr-qc/0410084
  3. J.P. Mbelek, General relativity and quintessence explain the Pioneer anomaly, gr-qc/0407023
  4. J.W. Moffat, Modified Gravitational Theory and the Pioneer 10 and 11 Spacecraft Anomalous Acceleration, gr-qc/0405076
  5. J.L. Rosales, The Pioneer's Anomalous Doppler Drift as a Berry Phase, gr-qc/0401014
  6. O. Bertolami and J. Paramos, The Pioneer anomaly in the context of the braneworld scenario, Class. Quant. Grav. 21 (2004) 3309. gr-qc/0310101
  7. L. Nottale, The Pioneer anomalous acceleration: a measurement of the cosmological constant at the scale of the solar system, gr-qc/0307042
  8. R. Foot and R.R. Volkas, A mirror world explanation for the Pioneer spacecraft anomalies?, Phys. Lett. B 517 (2001) 13. hep-ph/0108051

Pioneer Anomaly mission proposals to explore PA

  1. The Pioneer Explorer Collaboration, A Mission to Explore the Pioneer Anomaly, gr-qc/0506139
  2. The European Physical Society (EPS), EPS Position Paper: The Need for Space Flight Opportunities in Fundamental Physics, 4 May 2005 PDF (71KB)
  3. D. Izzo and A. Rathke, Options for a non-dedicated test of the Pioneer anomaly, astro-ph/0504634
  4. T. Bondo, R. Walker, A. Willig, A. Rathke, D. Izzo, and M. Ayre, Preliminary design of an advanced mission to Pluto, ESA-ACT, ISTS-2004-k-10.
  5. A. Rathke, Testing for the Pioneer Anomaly on a Pluto exploration mission, astro-ph/0409373
  6. S.G. Turyshev, M.M. Nieto, and J.D. Anderson, A Route to Understanding of the Pioneer Anomaly, eConf C041213 (2004) 0310. gr-qc/0503021
  7. M.M. Nieto, S.G. Turyshev, and J.D. Anderson, The Pioneer Anomaly: The Data, its Meaning, and a Future Test, AIP Conf. Proc. 758 (2005) 113. gr-qc/0411077
  8. S.G. Turyshev, M.M. Nieto, and J.D. Anderson, Lessons Learned from the Pioneers 10/11 for a Mission to Test the Pioneer Anomaly, To be published, Adv. Space. Res. (2005). gr-qc/0409117
  9. M.M. Nieto and S.G. Turyshev, Finding the Origin of the Pioneer Anomaly, Class.Quant.Grav. 21 (2004) 4005 gr-qc/0308017
  10. J.D. Anderson, M.M. Nieto, and S.G. Turyshev, A mission to test the Pioneer Anomaly, Int. J. Mod. Phys. D 11 (2002) 1545. gr-qc/0205059

Pioneer Anomaly related topics

  1. M.M. Nieto, J.D. Anderson, Using Early Data to Illuminate the Pioneer Anomaly, Class.Quant.Grav. 22 (2005) 5343-5354, gr-qc/0507052
  2. M.M. Nieto, Analytic Gravitational-Force Calculations for Models of the Kuiper Belt, with Application to the Pioneer Anomaly, Phys.Rev. D72 (2005) 083004. astro-ph/0506281
  3. O. Bertolami, P. Vieira, Pioneer Anomaly and the Kuiper Belt mass distribution, Class.Quant.Grav. 23 (2006) 4625-4635. astro-ph/0506330
  4. G.L. Page, D.S. Dixon, and J.F. Wallin, Utilizing Minor Planets to Assess the Gravitational Field in the Outer Solar System, astro-ph/0504367
  5. M.M. Nieto, S.G. Turyshev, and J.D. Anderson, Directly Measured Limit on the Interplanetary Matter Density from Pioneer 10 and 11, Phys. Lett. B613 (2005) 11. astro-ph/0501626
  6. J.D. Anderson, S. Turyshev, and M.M. Nieto, Effect of the Pioneer Anomaly on Long-Period Comet Orbits, AAS 201st Meeting, January, 2003 abstract

Pioneer Anomaly popular press

  1. L. Friedman, What is a "New Physics"? (The Planetary Society, 2005).
  2. S. Clark, Lost asteroid clue to Pioneer puzzle. (New Scientist, May 10, 2005).
  3. S.G. Turyshev, M.M. Nieto, and J.D. Anderson, Pioneer anomaly put to the test. (Physics World, Sept. 2004).
  4. J. Johnson, Gravity May Lose Its Pull. (Los Angeles Times, Dec. 24, 2004).
  5. M. Wolverton, The Depths of Space: The Story of the Pioneer Planetary Probes (NAS, 2004).
  6. R.R. Britt, Space.com: The Problem with Gravity: New Mission Would Probe Strange Puzzle.

Pioneer Anomaly (un?)related topics

  1. P.G. Antreasian and J.R. Guinn, Investigations into the unexpected delta-V increases during the Earth gravity assists of Galileo and NEAR, AIAA 98-4287 PDF (1.4MB)
  2. J.D. Anderson and J.G. Williams, Long range tests of the equivalence principle, Class. Quant. Grav. 18 (2001) 2447
  3. J.D. Anderson, J.K. Campbell, M.M. Nieto The Energy Transfer Process in Planetary Flybys, (2006). astro-ph/0608087