PSJC #181 February 6 2015

Gal Sarid

Things That Go Whack & Oomph in the Night: Ideas about Collisional Processing Near (Mercury's Formation) and Far (Icy Planetoids)

I will discuss some preliminary results about the giant impact origin of Mercury and the effects of different collision regimes (e.g., merging, disruption, hit-and-run, and graze-and-merge) on early volatile preservation.