## 42 Citations

### The tidal–rotational shape of the Moon and evidence for polar wander

- Geology, PhysicsNature
- 2014

The large-scale lunar topography and gravity spherical harmonics outside these basins are estimated and it is shown that the bulk of the spherical harmonic degree-2 topography is consistent with a crust-building process controlled by early tidal heating throughout the Moon.

### A scheme for lunar inner core detection

- Physics, Geology
- 2007

Very precise measurements of the lunar gravity field could detect a solid inner core. For synchronous rotation, the equator planes of the inner core and mantle should be tilted with respect to the…

### The thermal-orbital evolution of the Earth-Moon system with a subsurface magma ocean and fossil figure

- Geology, PhysicsIcarus
- 2022

### Evidence for lunar true polar wander and a past low‐eccentricity, synchronous lunar orbit

- Physics, Geology
- 2014

As first noted 200 years ago by Laplace, the Moon's rotational and tidal bulges are significantly larger than expected, given the Moon's present orbital and rotational state. This excess deformation…

### The Lunar Fossil Figure in a Cassini State

- Geology, PhysicsThe Planetary Science Journal
- 2021

The present ellipsoidal figure of the Moon requires a deformation that is significantly larger than the hydrostatic deformation in response to the present rotational and tidal potentials. This has…

### Evidence for a Past High-Eccentricity Lunar Orbit

- Physics, GeologyScience
- 2006

Calculations show how past high-eccentricity orbits can account for the moment differences, represented by the low-order lunar gravity field and libration parameters, and suggest that the Moon may have once been in a 3:2 resonance of orbit period to spin period, similar to Mercury's present state.

### Inferences on the lunar temperature from gravity, stress state and flow laws

- Geology, Physics
- 1980

### Recent Refinements in Geophysical Constraints on Lunar Origin and Evolution

- Geology, Physics
- 2000

Recent, more complete geophysical mapping of the Moon by the Clementine and Lunar Prospector missions, as well as continued analysis and interpretation of the Apollo lunar seismic dataset, have…

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- Geology, Physics
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A sixteenth-degree and sixteenth-order spherical harmonic lunar gravity field has been derived from the long-term Keplerian variations in the orbits of the Apollo subsatellites and Lunar Orbiter 5.…

### Lunar paleotides and the origin of the Earth-Moon system

- Physics, Geology
- 1978

A new method for determining the early history of the Earth-Moon system is described. Called the study of lunar paleotides, it describes a method for explaining features of the remnant lunar gravity…

### Interpretation of lunar potential fields

- Physics, GeologyPhilosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series A, Mathematical and Physical Sciences
- 1977

Understanding of the internal dynamics of the Moon must start from the interpretation of the gravitational and magnetic fields, both present and past. It has been long known from the study of…

### Lunar gravity: A mass point model

- Physics, Geology
- 1977

A point mass representation of a quasi-global gravity field of the moon is developed by processing Apollo 15 and 16 subsatellite and Lunar Orbiter 5 Doppler tracking data. The model is generated by…

### Inferences on the lunar temperature from gravity, stress state and flow laws

- Geology, Physics
- 1980

### Some remarks on polar wandering

- Geology
- 1969

This paper lends fresh support to the hypothesis that large angular displacements of the earth's rotation axis relative to the entire mantle have occurred on a geological time scale, owing to the…

### Structure of the lunar mantle

- Geology
- 1976

We have reexamined the structure of the lunar mantle by using data on the decay of shear wave amplitude with distance and the relative arrival times of P and S waves. The new analysis confirms our…

### Seismic structure of the lunar mantle - An overview

- Geology
- 1978

The direct P and S wave arrival times from natural lunar seismic events are the most complete and reliable data set for determining the structure of the lunar mantle. A total of 40 events provide…

### Tidal dissipation in the oceans: astronomical, geophysical and oceanographic consequences

- Physics, Environmental SciencePhilosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series A, Mathematical and Physical Sciences
- 1977

The most precise way of estimating the dissipation of tidal energy in the oceans is by evaluating the rate at which work is done by the tidal forces and this quantity is completely described by the…

### On the origin of mascons and moonquakes

- Geology, Physics
- 1974

Hypotheses are proposed for the origin of mascons and moonquakes. It is noted that a horizontal transfer of magma is required to explain the mascons and that a basin which can fill with lava to a…