Astrophysics and the solar nebula
Nuth, Joseph A., Tomasko, Martin, Nuth, Jossep, Duley, Walter, Goebel, John, Greenberg, J. Mayo, Kerridge, John, Lin, Douglas, Mackinnon, Ian D.R., Rietmeijer, Frans J.M., & Stephens, John (1987) Astrophysics and the solar nebula. In Microgravity Particle Research on Space Station.
The following types of experiments for a proposed Space Station Microgravity Particle Research Facility are described:
(1) nucleation of refractory vapors at low pressure/high temperature; (2) coagulation of refractory grains; (3) optical properties of refractory grains; (4) mantle growth on refractory cores; (5) coagulation of core-mantle grains; (6) optical properties of core-mantle grains; (7) lightning strokes in the primitive solar nebula; and (8) separation of dust from a grain/gas mixture that interacts with a meter-sized planetesimal to determine if accretion occurs.
The required capabilities and desired hardware for the facility are detailed.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Additional Information:||SEE N 88-15354 07-51|
|Keywords:||condensation experiments, low gravity, space station experiments|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > PHYSICAL SCIENCES (020000) > ASTRONOMICAL AND SPACE SCIENCES (020100)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EARTH SCIENCES (040000) > GEOLOGY (040300) > Extraterrestrial Geology (040302)
|Divisions:||Current > Institutes > Institute for Future Environments|
|Deposited On:||21 Jul 2013 22:37|
|Last Modified:||21 Jul 2013 22:37|
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