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Nov 2, 2015

Lecturer: Robin Canup [bio], Southwest Research Institute

Topic: Origin of Phobos: Co-accretion, Big Impact and Issues.

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Citron et al (2015) Formation of Phobos and Deimos via a giant impact. (Click here to download)

Craddock (2011) Are Phobos and Deimos the result of a giant impact? (Click here to download)

Rosenblatt and Charnoz (2012) On the Formation of the Martian Moons from a circum-Martian accretion disk. (Click here to download)

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