Colliding Worlds: How Cosmic Encounters Shaped Planets and Life

Simone Marchi (Author)
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$25.95  $23.87
Publisher
Oxford University Press, USA
Publish Date
September 01, 2021
Pages
224
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780198845409
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About the Author


Dr. Simone Marchi is a Principal Scientist at Southwest Research in Boulder, Colorado. His interests cover the formation and geology of the terrestrial planets, the Moon, and asteroids. He is Deputy Project scientist for the NASA Lucy mission, and Co-Investigator of the NASA Psyche mission, NASA Dawn mission, and ESA BepiColombo. He is a member of the science teams of the ESA JUICE and Rosetta missions. Marchi won the international Farinella Prize and NASA's Susan Mahan Neibur Early Career Award for his studies of the impact histories of terrestrial planets and asteroids and early evolution of the Solar System. He is also the recipient of several NASA and ESA mission group achievement awards, and has an asteroid named after him by the International Astronomical Union: Asteroid 72543 Simonemarchi. His work is regularly featured on the news.