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Disruption of Kilometer-Sized Asteroids by Energetic Collisions

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dc.contributor.author Asphaug, E. en_US
dc.contributor.author Ostro, S. J. en_US
dc.contributor.author Hudson, R. S. en_US
dc.contributor.author Scheeres, D. J. en_US
dc.contributor.author Benz, W. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2004-09-24T21:07:58Z
dc.date.available 2004-09-24T21:07:58Z
dc.date.issued 1998-06 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Nature en_US
dc.identifier.citation USA en_US
dc.identifier.clearanceno 98-0965 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/19541
dc.description.abstract Past collisions determine the current mechanical properties of asteroids, and hence their response to future collisions. To understand the evolution of their diverse shapes, structures and spin states, we model hypervelocity impacts into small asteroids using a modern 3D smooth-particle hydrocode (SPH3D) that takes material strength and fracture into account. en_US
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dc.language.iso en_US
dc.subject.other Asteroids Energetic Collisions en_US
dc.title Disruption of Kilometer-Sized Asteroids by Energetic Collisions en_US


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