Benjamin P. Weiss, Professor of Planetary Sciences

/ education /
Ph.D., Planetary Science and Geology, California Institute of Technology

/ description /
Benjamin Weiss studies the evolution and history of the terrestrial planets and small bodies with particular interests in paleomagnetism and geomagnetism, planetary geophysics, meteoritics, and planetary paleoclimate and habitability.

/ personal homepage /
http://web.mit.edu/bpweiss/www/

/ email /
bpweiss@mit.edu

/ mailing address /
Benjamin Weiss
Massachusetts Institute of Technology 54-814
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139 USA

/ phone numbers /
617-324-0224 (office)
617-324-1625

/ curriculum vitae /
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/ list of publications /

Hercik, D., H.-U. Auster, J. Blum, K.-H. Fornaçon, M. Fujimoto, K. Gebauer, C. Güttler, O. Hillenmaier, A. Hördt, E. Liebert, A. Matsuoka, R. Nomura, I. Richter, B. Stoll, B. Weiss, K.-H. Glassmeier MasMag: The MASCOT magnetometer experiment, Space Sci. Rev., submitted

Scheinberg, A., R. R. Fu, L. T. Elkins-Tanton, B. P. Weiss, S. Stanley Magnetic fields on asteroids and planetesimals, in Planetesimals: Early Differentiation and Consequences for Planets (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK), submitted

Tian, B. Y., S. Stanley, S. M. Tikoo, B. P. Weiss (2015) A precession-driven lunar dynamo, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., submitted

Garrick-Bethell, I., B. P. Weiss, D. L. Shuster, S. M. Tikoo (2015) Further evidence for early lunar magnetism from troctolite 76535, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., submitted

Harrison, R. J., J. F. J. Bryson, B. P. Weiss Magnetic mineralogy of meteoritic metal: paleomagnetic evidence for dynamo activity on differentiated planetesimals, in Planetesimals: Early Differentiation and Consequences for Planets (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK), submitted

Buz, J., B. P. Weiss, S. M. Tikoo, D. L. Shuster, J. Gattacceca, T. L. Grove (2015) Magnetism of a very young lunar glass, J. Geophys. Res., submitted

Scheinberg, A., R. R. Fu, L. T. Elkins-Tanton, B. P. Weiss (2015) Asteroid differentiation: Hydrous and silicate melting and large-scale structure, in Asteroids IV (University of Arizona Press, Tucson), submitted

81. Tikoo, S. M., J. Gattacceca, N. L. Swanson-Hysell, B. P. Weiss, C. Suavet, C. Cournède (2015) Preservation and detectability of shock-induced magnetization, J. Geophys. Res., submitted

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