Nicola Scafetta, Ph.D. is a research consultant and former adjunct professor  in the Anesthesiology Department at Duke University. He is also a research scientist with the ACRIM Science Team in Coronado, California.
- 2012: Solar and Planetary Oscillation Control on Climate Change: Hind-cast, Forecast and a Comparison with the CMIP5 GCMs
- 2013: Does the Sun work as a nuclear fusion amplifier of planetary tidal forcing? A proposal for a physical mechanism based on the mass-luminosity relation