General audiences

Winn, J.N., The Little Book of Exoplanets, Princeton University Press (2023)
"A concise and accessible introduction to exoplanets that explains the cutting-edge science behind recent discoveries"

Winn, J.N., "To See a World in a Beam of Light", Ideas newsletter of the Princeton University Press, August 2023
Winn, J.N., "Who Really Discovered the First Exoplanet?", Scientific American Blogs, November 2019

Winn, J.N., "Shadows of Other Worlds", Scientific American, 318, 32-39 (2018) 
Heng, K. & Winn, J.N., “The Next Great Exoplanet Hunt”, American Scientist (May/June 2015)
Winn, J.N., “Strange New Worlds", Physics@MIT (2012)
Winn, J.N., "Kiss of the Goddess" (about the Transit of Venus), The Economist, May 27, 2004
Winn, J.N., "Shadowlands" (about solar eclipses), The Economist, August 5, 1999
Winn, J.N., "The Life of a Neutron Star" Sky & Telescope (July 1999)
Winn, J.N., "Bathos", in The Best of Bad Faulkner, Harcourt/HBJ (1991)

Educational videos

The Search for Exoplanets (Aspen Center for Physics) 
The Search for Exoplanets: What Astronomers Know (The Great Courses)
Introduction to Astrophysics (The Great Courses)


Joannopoulos, J.D., Johnson, S.G., Winn, J.N., & Meade, R.D., Photonic Crystals, 2nd ed., Princeton University Press (2008)

Review articles

Academic journals

Can be found using the NASA Astrophysics Data System or arxiv


U.S. Patent 6,130,780, "High omnidirectional reflector," licensed by Omniguide