Origin and Early Evolution of Comet Nuclei

Workshop honouring Johannes Geiss on the occasion of his 80th birthday

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ISBN: 978-0-387-85454-0 (Print) 978-0-387-85455-7 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-IV

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    Pages 1-3

    Foreword

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    Pages 5-25

    Origins of Cometary Materials

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    Pages 27-42

    Origin of Comet Nuclei and Dynamics

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    Pages 43-57

    Reservoir for Comet Material: Circumstellar Grains

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    Pages 59-73

    Interstellar Reservoirs of Cometary Matter

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    Pages 75-108

    Cometary Refractory Grains: Interstellar and Nebular Sources

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    Pages 109-126

    Dynamical Origin of Comets and Their Reservoirs

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    Pages 127-145

    Reservoirs for Comets: Compositional Differences Based on Infrared Observations

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    Pages 147-164

    Thermal and Chemical Evolution of Comet Nuclei and Kuiper Belt Objects

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    Pages 165-177

    Loss of the Surface Layers of Comet Nuclei

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    Pages 179-197

    Distributed Sources in Comets

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    Pages 199-205

    How Well Do Experimental Results on Large Samples of Gas-Laden Amorphous Ice Duplicate Deep Impact’s Findings?

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    Pages 207-223

    Comet Knudsen Layers

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    Pages 225-235

    Morphology–Composition–Isotopes: Recent Results from Observations

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    Pages 237-246

    Deep Impact and the Origin and Evolution of Cometary Nuclei

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    Pages 247-258

    Assessing the elemental composition of comet 81P/Wild 2 by analyzing dust collected by Stardust

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    Pages 259-274

    Composition Measurements of a Comet from the Rosetta Orbiter Spacecraft

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    Pages 275-289

    Capabilities of Philae, the Rosetta Lander

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    Pages 291-300

    Rapporteur Paper on the Composition of Comets

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    Pages 301-316

    The Contributions of Comets to Planets, Atmospheres, and Life: Insights from Cassini-Huygens, Galileo, Giotto, and Inner Planet Missions

  22. Back Matter

    Pages 319-320