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Alessandro Morbidelli (astronomer)

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Citizenship  Italy
Name  Alessandro Morbidelli
Nationality  Italy
Role  Astronomer

Doctoral advisor  [[]]
Residence  France
Doctoral students  [[]]
Alma mater  Universite de Namur
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Institutions  CNRS, Observatoire de la Cote d'Azur
Known for  Theories on the early history of the Solar System
Fields  Planetary science, Astrophysics, Astronomy

Alessandro morbidelli solar system formation and evolution

Alessandro Morbidelli (born May 2, 1966), is an Italian astronomer and planetary scientist currently employed by the Observatoire de la Cote d'Azur in Nice.


Morbidelli specializes in solar system dynamics, especially planetary formation and migration and the structure of the asteroid and Kuiper belts.

In 2000, he received the Urey Prize from the Division for Planetary Sciences of the American Astronomical Society.

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  • Jewitt D., Morbidelli A., Rauer H., "Trans-Neptunian Objects and Comets", Springer, 2008
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