University of Kansas

Comet Studies

Comet Studies at the University of Kansas


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  • Plasma Environment Around Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko at Perihelion: Model Comparison with Rosetta Data, H. Madanian, T. E. Cravens, J. Burch, R. Goldstein, M. Rubin, Z. Nemeth, C. Goetz, C. Koenders, K. Altwegg, Astronomical Journal, 153, doi:10.3847/1538-3881/153/1/30, 2016. Full article on journal website.

  • Suprathermal Electrons Near the Nucleus of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko at 3 AU: Model Comparisons with Rosetta Data, H. Madanian, T. E. Cravens, A. Rahmati, R. Goldstein, J. Burch, A. I. Eriksson, N. J. T. Edberg, P. Henri, K. Mandt, G. Clark, M. Rubin, T. Broiles, and N. L. Reedy, Journal of Geophysical Research, 121, 5815, doi:10.1002/2016JA022610, 2016. Abstract and link to full article.

  • Charge Exchange in Cometary Coma: Discovery of H- Ions in the Solar Wind Close to Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, J. L. Burch, T. E. Cravens, K. Llera, R. Goldstein, P. Mokashi, C.-Y. Tzou, and T. Broiles, Geophysical Research Letters, 42, 13, 5125, doi:10.1002/2015GL064504, 2015. Abstract and link to full article.

  • The Rosetta Ion and Electron Sensor (IES) Measurement of the Development of Pickup Ions from Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, R. Goldstein, J. L. Burch, P. Mokashi, T. Broiles, K. Mandt, J. Hanley, T. E. Cravens, A. Rahmati, M. Samara, G. Clark, M. Hassig, and J. Webster, Geophysical Research Letters, 42, 3093, doi:10.1002/2015GL063939, 2015. Abstract and link to full article.

  • Suprathermal Electron Environment of Comet 67P Churyumov-Gerasimenko: Observations from the Rosetta Ion and Electron Sensor, G. Clark, T. W. Broiles, J. L. Burch, G. A. Collinson, T. E. Cravens, R. A. Frahm, J. Goldstein, R. Goldstein, K. Mandt, P. Mokashi, M. Samara, and C. J. Pollock, Astronomy and Astrophysics, 583, A24, doi:10.1051/0004-6361/201526351, 2015. Full article on journal website.

  • The Plasma Environment of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko Throughout the Rosetta Main Mission, K. C. Hansen, C. Alexander, T. Bagdonat, M. R. Combi, T. E. Cravens, T. I. Gombosi, Y.-D. Jia, U. Motschmann, and I. P. Robertson, Space Science Reviews, 128, 133, doi:10.1007/s11214-006-9142-6, 2007. Abstract and link to full article.

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