Evolution of Comets Into Asteroids

  title={Evolution of Comets Into Asteroids},
  author={F. Bottke and Harold Levison},
In the past decade, new observations and new research tools have afforded us a better understanding of the interrelationships between comets and asteroids. The extensive automated surveys for near-Earth objects (NEOs) have serendipitously discovered many objects in comet-like orbits. Dynamical simulation codes have improved to the point where we can simulate the detailed orbital behavior of large swarms of test particles as they move out from various storage reservoirs, such as the Oort cloud… CONTINUE READING


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