Philip Christensen

Regents Professor

  • 19792 Citations
  • 80 h-Index
1976 …2021
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Education/Academic qualification

PHD, University of California-Los Angeles

… → 1981

MS, University of California-Los Angeles

… → 1978

BS, University of California-Los Angeles

… → 1976

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Research Output 1976 2019

7 Citations (Scopus)

Craters, boulders and regolith of (101955) Bennu indicative of an old and dynamic surface

The OSIRIS-REx Team, Jan 1 2019, In : Nature Geoscience.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

regolith
asteroid
crater
mass movement
infill
6 Citations (Scopus)

Evidence for widespread hydrated minerals on asteroid (101955) Bennu

The OSIRIS-REx Team, Apr 1 2019, In : Nature Astronomy. 3, 4, p. 332-340 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

asteroids
minerals
organic chemistry
carbonaceous chondrites
regolith

Low-temperature specific heat capacity measurements and application to Mars thermal modeling

Vu, T. H., Piqueux, S., Choukroun, M., Edwards, C. S., Christensen, P. & Glotch, T. D., Mar 15 2019, In : Icarus. 321, p. 824-840 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

heat capacity
inertia
mars
Mars
specific heat
6 Citations (Scopus)

Properties of rubble-pile asteroid (101955) Bennu from OSIRIS-REx imaging and thermal analysis

The OSIRIS-REx Team, Apr 1 2019, In : Nature Astronomy. 3, 4, p. 341-351 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

regolith
piles
asteroids
resources
thermal analysis

Projects 1986 2021

Remote Sensing
Analogue
Graph in graph theory
Hypergraph
Sharp Threshold
mars
liquids
students
spectroscopy
education
OSIRIS
particle size
asteroid
surface temperature
temperature