PTYS/LPL Faculty

Michael Nolan

Senior Research Scientist
Small Bodies, Asteroid geophysics, Planetary radar
Ph.D., 1994, University of Arizona

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Kuiper 218 ∙ Drake 104C

Years with LPL: 2015 to present

View LPL Evening Lecture from October 16, 2019 - Twenty Years of Bennu: From Arecibo to Orbit

Current Spacecraft Involvement

 

Complete publications list available from: NASA ADS Author search: Michael Nolan

Refereed publications (NASA ADS): Calendar Year 2017 through June 2019

Virkki, A., Zubko, E., Nolan, M. C., Howell, E. S., Benner, L. A. M., Harmon, J. K. Decimeter-scale particle characterization in the coma of 73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 3 using dual-wavelength radar observations 2019Icar..325...94V

Lauretta, D. S., Dellagiustina, D. N., Bennett, C. A., Golish, D. R., Becker, K. J., Balram-Knutson, S. S., Barnouin, O. S., Becker, T. L., Bottke, W. F., Boynton, W. V., Campins, H., Clark, B. E., Connolly, H. C., Drouet D'Aubigny, C. Y., Dworkin, J. P., Emery, J. P., Enos, H. L., Hamilton, V. E., Hergenrother, C. W., Howell, E. S., Izawa, M. R. M., Kaplan, H. H., Nolan, M. C., Rizk, B., Roper, H. L., Scheeres, D. J., Smith, P. H., Walsh, K. J., Wolner, C. W. V., Osiris-Rex Team The unexpected surface of asteroid (101955) Bennu 2019Natur.568...55L

Hergenrother, C. W., Maleszewski, C. K., Nolan, M. C., Li, J.-Y., Drouet D'Aubigny, C. Y., Shelly, F. C., Howell, E. S., Kareta, T. R., Izawa, M. R. M., Barucci, M. A., Bierhaus, E. B., Campins, H., Chesley, S. R., Clark, B. E., Christensen, E. J., Dellagiustina, D. N., Fornasier, S., Golish, D. R., Hartzell, C. M., Rizk, B., Scheeres, D. J., Smith, P. H., Zou, X.-D., Lauretta, D. S., OSIRIS-REx Team The operational environment and rotational acceleration of asteroid (101955) Bennu from OSIRIS-REx observations 2019NatCo..10.1291H

Scheeres, D. J., McMahon, J. W., French, A. S., Brack, D. N., Chesley, S. R., Farnocchia, D., Takahashi, Y., Leonard, J. M., Geeraert, J., Page, B., Antreasian, P., Getzandanner, K., Rowlands, D., Mazarico, E. M., Small, J., Highsmith, D. E., Moreau, M., Emery, J. P., Rozitis, B., Hirabayashi, M., Sánchez, P., van Wal, S., Tricarico, P., Ballouz, R.-L., Johnson, C. L., Al Asad, M. M., Susorney, H. C. M., Barnouin, O. S., Daly, M. G., Seabrook, J. A., Gaskell, R. W., Palmer, E. E., Weirich, J. R., Walsh, K. J., Jawin, E. R., Bierhaus, E. B., Michel, P., Bottke, W. F., Nolan, M. C., Connolly, H. C., Lauretta, D. S., Osiris-Rex Team The dynamic geophysical environment of (101955) Bennu based on OSIRIS-REx measurements 2019NatAs...3..352S

Dellagiustina, D. N., Emery, J. P., Golish, D. R., Rozitis, B., Bennett, C. A., Burke, K. N., Ballouz, R.-L., Becker, K. J., Christensen, P. R., Drouet D'Aubigny, C. Y., Hamilton, V. E., Reuter, D. C., Rizk, B., Simon, A. A., Asphaug, E., Bandfield, J. L., Barnouin, O. S., Barucci, M. A., Bierhaus, E. B., Binzel, R. P., Bottke, W. F., Bowles, N. E., Campins, H., Clark, B. C., Clark, B. E., Connolly, H. C., Daly, M. G., Leon, J. D., Delbo', M., Deshapriya, J. D. P., Elder, C. M., Fornasier, S., Hergenrother, C. W., Howell, E. S., Jawin, E. R., Kaplan, H. H., Kareta, T. R., Le Corre, L., Li, J.-Y., Licandro, J., Lim, L. F., Michel, P., Molaro, J., Nolan, M. C., Pajola, M., Popescu, M., Garcia, J. L. R., Ryan, A., Schwartz, S. R., Shultz, N., Siegler, M. A., Smith, P. H., Tatsumi, E., Thomas, C. A., Walsh, K. J., Wolner, C. W. V., Zou, X.-D., Lauretta, D. S., Osiris-Rex Team Properties of rubble-pile asteroid (101955) Bennu from OSIRIS-REx imaging and thermal analysis 2019NatAs...3..341D

Hamilton, V. E., Simon, A. A., Christensen, P. R., Reuter, D. C., Clark, B. E., Barucci, M. A., Bowles, N. E., Boynton, W. V., Brucato, J. R., Cloutis, E. A., Connolly, H. C., Donaldson Hanna, K. L., Emery, J. P., Enos, H. L., Fornasier, S., Haberle, C. W., Hanna, R. D., Howell, E. S., Kaplan, H. H., Keller, L. P., Lantz, C., Li, J.-Y., Lim, L. F., McCoy, T. J., Merlin, F., Nolan, M. C., Praet, A., Rozitis, B., Sandford, S. A., Schrader, D. L., Thomas, C. A., Zou, X.-D., Lauretta, D. S., Osiris-Rex Team Evidence for widespread hydrated minerals on asteroid (101955) Bennu 2019NatAs...3..332H

Nolan, M. C., Howell, E. S., Scheeres, D. J., McMahon, J. W., Golubov, O., Hergenrother, C. W., Emery, J. P., Noll, K. S., Chesley, S. R., Lauretta, D. S. Detection of Rotational Acceleration of Bennu Using HST Light Curve Observations 2019GeoRL..46.1956N

Rizk, B., Drouet d'Aubigny, C., Hergenrother, C. W., Bos, B. J., Golish, D. R., Malhotra, R., Lauretta, D. S., Butt, J., Patel, J., Fitzgibbon, M., May, C., Bierhaus, E. B., Freund, S., Fisher, M., Cambioni, S., Bennett, C. A., Balram-Knutson, S. S., Harshman, K., DellaGiustina, D. N., Antreasian, P., Leonard, J., Mink, R., Calloway, A., Bartels, A. E., Enos, H., Boynton, W. V., Nolan, M. C., Moreau, M. OSIRIS-REx low-velocity particles during outbound cruise 2019AdSpR..63..672R

DellaGiustina, D. N., Bennett, C. A., Becker, K., Golish, D. R., Le Corre, L., Cook, D. A., Edmundson, K. L., Chojnacki, M., Sutton, S. S., Milazzo, M. P., Carcich, B., Nolan, M. C., Habib, N., Burke, K. N., Becker, T., Smith, P. H., Walsh, K. J., Getzandanner, K., Wibben, D. R., Leonard, J. M., Westermann, M. M., Polit, A. T., Kidd, J. N., Hergenrother, C. W., Boynton, W. V., Backer, J., Sides, S., Mapel, J., Berry, K., Roper, H., Drouet d'Aubigny, C., Rizk, B., Crombie, M. K., Kinney-Spano, E. K., de León, J., Rizos, J. L., Licandro, J., Campins, H. C., Clark, B. E., Enos, H. L., Lauretta, D. S. Overcoming the Challenges Associated with Image-Based Mapping of Small Bodies in Preparation for the OSIRIS-REx Mission to (101955) Bennu 2018E&SS....5..929D

Harp, G. R., Ackermann, R. F., Astorga, A., Arbunich, J., Barrios, J., Hightower, K., Meitzner, S., Barott, W. C., Nolan, M. C., Messerschmitt, D. G., Vakoch, D. A., Shostak, S., Tarter, J. C. The Application of Autocorrelation SETI Search Techniques in an ATA Survey 2018ApJ...869...66H

Shepard, M. K., Timerson, B., Scheeres, D. J., Benner, L. A. M., Giorgini, J. D., Howell, E. S., Magri, C., Nolan, M. C., Springmann, A., Taylor, P. A., Virkki, A. A revised shape model of asteroid (216) Kleopatra 2018Icar..311..197S

Hickson, D., Boivin, A., Daly, M. G., Ghent, R., Nolan, M. C., Tait, K., Cunje, A., Tsai, C. A. Near surface bulk density estimates of NEAs from radar observations and permittivity measurements of powdered geologic material 2018Icar..306...16H

Magri, C., Howell, E. S., Vervack, R. J., Nolan, M. C., Fernández, Y. R., Marshall, S. E., Crowell, J. L. SHERMAN, a shape-based thermophysical model. I. Model description and validation 2018Icar..303..203M

Brozović, M., Benner, L. A. M., McMichael, J. G., Giorgini, J. D., Pravec, P., Scheirich, P., Magri, C., Busch, M. W., Jao, J. S., Lee, C. G., Snedeker, L. G., Silva, M. A., Slade, M. A., Semenov, B., Nolan, M. C., Taylor, P. A., Howell, E. S., Lawrence, K. J. Goldstone and Arecibo radar observations of (99942) Apophis in 2012-2013 2018Icar..300..115B

Lawrence, K. J., Benner, L. A. M., Brozovic, M., Ostro, S. J., Jao, J. S., Giorgini, J. D., Slade, M. A., Jurgens, R. F., Nolan, M. C., Howell, E. S., Taylor, P. A. Arecibo and Goldstone radar images of near-Earth Asteroid (469896) 2005 WC1 2018Icar..300...12L

Marshall, S. E., Howell, E. S., Magri, C., Vervack, R. J., Campbell, D. B., Fernández, Y. R., Nolan, M. C., Crowell, J. L., Hicks, M. D., Lawrence, K. J., Taylor, P. A.  Thermal properties and an improved shape model for near-Earth asteroid (162421) 2000 ET70 2017Icar..292...22M

Crowell, J. L., Howell, E. S., Magri, C., Nolan, M. C., Fernández, Y. R., Richardson, J. E., Warner, B. D., Marshall, S. E., Springmann, A., Vervack, R. J.  Radar and Lightcurve Shape Model of Near-Earth Asteroid (1627) Ivar 2017Icar..291..254C

Carter, L. M., Campbell, B. A., Neish, C. D., Nolan, M. C., Patterson, G. W., Jensen, J. R., Bussey, D. B. J.  A Comparison of Radar Polarimetry Data of the Moon From the LRO Mini-RF Instrument and Earth-Based Systems 2017ITGRS..55.1915C

Brozović, M., Benner, L. A. M., Magri, C., Scheeres, D. J., Busch, M. W., Giorgini, J. D., Nolan, M. C., Jao, J. S., Lee, C. G., Snedeker, L. G., Silva, M. A., Lawrence, K. J., Slade, M. A., Hicks, M. D., Howell, E. S., Taylor, P. A., Sanchez, J. A., Reddy, V., Dykhuis, M., Corre, L. L.  Goldstone radar evidence for short-axis mode non-principal-axis rotation of near-Earth asteroid (214869) 2007 PA8 2017Icar..286..314B

Shepard, M. K., Richardson, J., Taylor, P. A., Rodriguez-Ford, L. A., Conrad, A., de Pater, I., Adamkovics, M., de Kleer, K., Males, J. R., Morzinski, K. M., Close, L. M., Kaasalainen, M., Viikinkoski, M., Timerson, B., Reddy, V., Magri, C., Nolan, M. C., Howell, E. S., Benner, L. A. M., Giorgini, J. D., Warner, B. D., Harris, A. W.  Radar observations and shape model of asteroid 16 Psyche 2017Icar..281..388S

Harmon, J. K., Nolan, M. C.  Arecibo radar imagery of Mars: II. Chryse-Xanthe, polar caps, and other regions 2017Icar..281..162H

Hickson, D., Sotodeh, S., Daly, M. G., Ghent, R., Nolan, M. C.  Improvements on effective permittivity measurements of powdered alumina: Implications for bulk permittivity properties of asteroid regoliths 2017AdSpR..59..472H

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