Abstracts

There is a total of 2 abstracts.

1) Introductory Talk

CarbonFree Conf - Paris Observatory (Astronomer)

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I will kickstart the seminar!

2) Manufacture of odd-shape small bodies in space with application to 1I/'Oumuamua

Yun Zhang - Laboratoire Lagrange/CNRS, Université Côte d’Azur, Observatoire de la Côte d’Azur (Postdoc)

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Most small bodies with sizes larger than tens of meters are made of numerous pieces of rocks and sometimes ices that have coalesced under the influence of gravity (so called “rubble piles”).  As their own gravity is not enough to squeeze them into spheres, these small bodies exhibit a variety of shapes and surface morphologies, recording their life stories.  Here I will show by numerical simulations how small bodies are reshaped in general subject to …

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