Researcher in Astronomy (permanent position)

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Born in Italy on May, 2, 1966
Nationality Italian


*Master degree in  Physics at the University of Milan (Italy)  - 1988
*Ph. D. in Mathematics at the University FUNDP of Namur (Belgium) - 1991 


Title: Researcher in Astronomy (permanent position) - DRCE1
Institution: C.N.R.S. -- Conseil National de la Rescherche Scientifique
Laboratory: Lagrange, Observatoire de la Cote d'Azur, Nice, France.

Research Interests

  • Celestial Mechanics
  • Small Body dynamics
  • Solar System formation
  • Extrasolar Planets
  • Theory of Hamiltonian Dynamical Systems


*Young Scientist Scientific Award:  European Geophysical Society, 1994.
*Bronze medal: C.N.R.S., 1995
*ICARUS Editor's Letter of Commendation, 1996.
*asteroid 5596 1991PQ10 named Morbidelli, 1996.
*Urey prize of the Division for Planetary Sciences of the A.A.S., 2000.
*Grand Prix Mergier-Bourdeix of the French Academy of Science, 2009
*Grand Prix Doyen Lepine de la Ville de Nice, 2014.
*Elected Associate Member of the Royal Academy of Belgium, 2014.
*Elected Associate Member of the French Academy of Sciences 2015.
*Harold Jeffreys Lecture, Royal Astronomical Society, 2018.
*Prix Janssen, Société Astronomique de France, 2018.
*CNRS Silver medal, 2019


* Co-editor of Icarus, for papers on dynamics (since Jan. 2000)
* Associate editor of Celestial Mechanics and Dynamical Astronomy (since Jan. 2001)
* Director of the French National Programme for Planetary Science (PNP)  (2010-2018)
* Correspondent member of Bureau des Longitudes

* Deputy Director of Laboratoire Lagrange,  Nice (2012-2015); Acting director (2015)
* President of IAU commission 7 (2012-2015)

* Co-editor of the book The Solar System Beyond Neptune (Univ. Arizona Press)
* referee for  Icarus, Celestial Mechanics, Astronomical Journal, Physica D,
Astronomy and Astropysics, Planetary and Space Science, Meteoritics and Planetary  Science, Science,Nature, Astrophysical Journal....
*external reviewer  for the OSS and PGG programs of NASA.
*co-organizer of Session PS10 of the EGS Assembly (Nice, April 20, 1998).
*member of the Scientific Organization Committee of:
    -US-European Celestial Mechanics Workshop (Poznan, Poland, July 2000)
    -Asteroid III book.
    -winter school of C.N.R.S. Chronology of Solar System formation
             (Les Houches, France, January 2001)
    -winter school of C.N.R.S. Chronology of Solar System formation II
             (Aussois, France, February 2004)
    -winter school of C.N.R.S. Chronology of Solar System formation IV
             (Les Houches, France, February 2009)
    -winter school of C.N.R.S. Chronology of Solar System formation V
             (Les Houches, France, February 2013)
    -Protostars and Planets V, (Hawaii, 2005) and VI (Heidelberg, 2013)
    - TNO meeting (Catania 2006)
    - 40th ESLAB symposium "Impact cratering in the Solar System" (ESTEC, May 2006)
    - IAU Symposium 236 "Near Earth Objects, our Celestial Neighbors: Opportunity and Risk" (Prague,  2006)
    - NOBEL symposium "Physics of Planetary Systems" (2007)
     - Planet-Z conference `Origin and Evolution of planets', Ascona (Italy), 2008.
    - Newton Institute Programme `Dynamics of Discs and Planets', Cambridge, Aug. 12 - Dec 18. 2009.
    - TNO 2010, Philadelphia, June 2010
    - Extreme Solar Systems II, September 2011
     - IAU symposium "Complex Planetary Systems", Namur (Belgium), 2014.
    - ISSI meeting  "The Delivery of Water to Proto-planets, Planets and Satellites", 2016
 * Co-organizer of the Programme `Dynamics of Discs and Planets' of Newton Institute, Cambridge (UK) (2009).

 * principal scientist for the phase-A study of the EUNEOS mission, an  ESA mission for the discovery of Near Earth Asteroids.
 * chair of the Local Organizing Committee of the 2004 meeting of the Division on Dynamical Astronomy of the American Astronomical Society
 * member of the SOC of ASSNA(Action Specifique Simulations Numeriques en Astronomie)  
 * member of the TAC of the CFH telescope (2004-2005)
 * member of the scientific council of the Marseille-Provence Observatory (2005-2007), of IMCCE and Cassiopee (since 2008)
 * president of the evaluation committee of IMCCE (2004), Luth (2017), Ipag (2020)
 * member of the evaluation committees of : Observatoire de Paris, LAOG (2005),  LGL-TPL (2015), OSUG (2020)
 * member of CSA (Commission Specialisee en Astronomie)(2006, 2010-)
 * member of  the Solar System Working Group of CNES (since 2006)
 * member of the Committee of the Division on Dynamical Astronomy of the AmericanAstronomical Society(2006-2007); chair of the Brouwer award selection committee (2007)
 * Member of the "Exo-Planet Roadmap Advisory Team" of ESA (2008-2009)
 * Member of the prize selection committee of the DPS (2009-2010)
 * Member of the visiting committee of the Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences at Caltech (2010)
 * Member of the visiting committee of Carnegie's Department for Terrestrial Magnetism (2015)
 * Member of the "Haut Conseil Scientifique" of Paris Observatory(2012-2014)
 * Member of the ANR committee  CE31 (2016-)
 * Coordinator of the Center for Planetary Origin (C4PO)

Teaching and Advisor responsibilities

- Master lectures on Celestial Mechanics, University of Nice - Sophia Antipolis (1993-1997)
- Master lectures on Planet Formation, University of Nice - Sophia Antipolis (2008-)
- Cycle of lectures "Secular dyanimcs of the small bodies of the Solar System" (6h), Observatory of LaPlata (2000)
- Cycle of lectures "Solar System Small Bodies" (5h), Observatory of Rio de Janeiro (2001)
- Cycle of lectures "origin and evolution of planeetary systems" (4.5h) Como and Vilnus, 2016
- Cycle of lectures (3h) "Solar system formation and early evolution", ISSS Course on Planetary Interiors, September 2016
- Ph.D. advisor/co-advisor of:
    F. Thomas (1994-1998; advisor)
    U. Locatelli (1995-1999; co-advisor)
    A. Crida (2003-2007; advisor)
   J. Szulagyi (2013-2015; advisor)
   B. Bolin (2014-2018; co-advisor)
   G. Pichierri (2016-2019; advisor)
   R. Ribeiro (2017-2018; visiting stage)
- Post Doc. advisor
     B. Gladman (1996-1997 and 1998-1999)
     D. Nesvorny (1998-1999 and 2000-2001)
     H. Morais (2000-2001)
     K. Tsiganis (2002-2004)
     D. O'brien (2005)
     R. Brasser (2008-2011)
     K. Walsh (2009-2010)
     S. Marchi (2010-2011)
     B. Bitsch (2011-2013)
     S. Jacobson (2013-2016)
     A. Izidoro da Costa (2013-2014)
     K. Pahlevan (2013-2015)
     M. Ogihara (2014-2016)
     M. Lambrechts (2015-2017)
     R. Deienno (2016)
     X. Ramos(2018)

Invited lectures in international meetings

*Integrability and Chaotic behaviour (NATO ASI advanced research workshop), Torun, Poland, 1993;
*SIAM meeting, Snowbird, Utah, 1995;
*4th A. von Humboldt Colloquium, Ramsau, Austria, 1996;
*Kuiper Belt Workshop, Toronto, Canada, 1996;
*IAU colloquium No. 165, Poznan, Poland, 1996;
*Asteroid Comets Meteors '96, Versailles, France, 1996;
*Planetary Systems: the long view, 9th Blois international meeting, Blois, France, 1997;
*Interactions between Planets and Small Bodies, Joint Discussion, IAU general assembly, Kyoto, Japan, 1997;
*1st Rio de Janeiro international workshop on Planetary Sciences,  Rio de Janeiro, Brasil, 1997;
*The impact of modern dynamics in astronomy, IAU colloquium No. 172, Namur, Belgium, 1998;
*Evolution and Source regions of Asteroids and Comets, IAU colloquium No. 173, Tatranska Lomnica, Slovak Republic, 1998;
*Asteroid Comets Meteors '99, Ithaca, U.S.A., 1999;
*DPS Meeting, Abano, Italy, 1999;
*US-European Celestial Mechanics workshop, Poznan, Poland, 2000;
*DPS Meeting, Pasadena, Ca, USA, 2000;
*Sixth International Space Collaboration. A.I.A.A. workshop, Seville,Spain, 2001;
*Asteroids 2001, Palermo, Italy, 2001;
*Formation of Solar Systems, Gordon Conference, Connecticut, USA, 2001.
*Fall meeting, American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, USA, 2001.
*EGS meeting, Nice, France, 2002
*EKB workshop (Antofagasta, Chile, 2003)
*JENAM 2003, Budapest, Hungaria, 2003
*New geometry of Nature, Kazan, Russia, 2003
*KITP program "Planet Formation: Terrestrial and Extra-Solar", Santa Barbara, U.S.A., 2004
*Astrophysics of Planetary Systems, Harvard, USA, 2004
*COSPAR meeting, Paris, France, 2004
*IAU Colloquium 197 "Dynamics of populations of planetary systems", Belgrade, Serbia, 2004
*Saas-Fee Advanced Course on "Trans-Neptunian Objects and Comets", Wengen, Switzerland, 2005
*JENAM 2005, Liege, Belgium, 2005
*Protostars Planets V, Hawaii, 2005
*TNO meeting (Catania 2006)
*40th ESLAB symposium "Impact cratering in the Solar System" (ESTEC, May 2006)
*IAU Symposium 236 "Near Earth Objects, our Celestial Neighbors: Opportunity and Risk" (Prague, August, 2006)
*Planetary Science: challenges and discoveries (Blois, 2006)
*ESO workshop "Observing Planetary Systems" (Santiago, 2007)
*Division of Dynamical Astronomy meeting (Ann Harbour, 2007)
*Nobel Symposium "Physics of Planetary Systems", (Stockholm, 2007)
*Goldschmidt conference, plenary session (Cologne, 2007)
*Division of Planetary Science meeting (Orlando, 2007)
*Workshop `Chronology of meteorites and the early Solar System',  Kauai (2007)
*ETH international conference "Origin and Evolution of Planets" (Ascona, 2008)
*ESLAB symposium "Cosmic Cataclysm and Life" (ESRIN, 2008)
*TIARA workshop on DIM KBOS (Taiwan, 2008)
*LinFest conference (60th anniversary of D. Lin celebration), Prato, June 2009.
*MetSoc Conference (Nancy, 2009)
*IAU symposium "Icy bodies of the Solar System" (Rio de Janeiro, 2009)
*IAU Symposium nr. 269 "Galileo's Medicean Moons: their Impact on 400 years of Discovery", Padova, January, 2010.
*ESF Conference "Putting Our Solar System in Context: Origin, Dynamical and Physical Evolution of Multiple Planet Systems", Austria, April, 2010
*SIAM/RSME-SCM-SEMAMeeting:"Emerging Topics in Dynamical Systems and Partial Differential Equations", Barcelona, May, 2010
*Workshop in honor of P. Farinella, Pisa, June 2010
*Europlanet Science Conference, Rome, September 2010.
*XV Brazilian Colloquium of Orbital Dynamics, Theresopolis (BR), Dec. 2010
*The 15th International Conference on Gravitational Microlensing, Salerno, Jan 2011.
*WE-Heraeus Seminar on Extrasolar Planets, Bad Honnef, June 2011.
*ORIGINS 2011, Montpellier, July 2011.
*Gordon Conference on the origins of solar systems, Mt. Holyoke College, July 2011.
*Observing Planetary Systems, ESO, Santiago, March 2012
*Goldschmidt conference, section "Chemical and isotopic constraints on planetary accretion and differentiation", Montreal, June 2012.
*Conference: “Planet formation and evolution”, Munich, September 2012
*Royal Society Meeting on Extrasolar Planets, London, March 2013
*Royal Society Meeting on Moon Origin, London, September, 2013
*First Cospar Symposium, Bangkok, November 2013.
*Invited lecture at "Academie Royale de Belgique", January 11, 2014
*ELSI workshop "Origin and Evolution of the Earth-Life System.", Tokyo, March 2014
*ACM, Helsinki, June 2014
*Characterizing Planetary Systems Across the HR Diagram, Cambridge (UK), July 2014.
*Lobanov-Rostovsky Lecture, Oxford (UK), Decembeer 2014.
*International Workshop in Jacques Laskar's honour, Paris, Arpil 2015.
*Workshop "Formation of the Solar System II", Berlin, June 2015.
*IAU FM318 « Highlights in the exploration of Small Worlds », Honolulu, August, 2015.
*COSPAR symposium, Iguazu, Nov. 9-13, 2015
*Workshop "Planet formation and Evolution", Duisburg, March 2016
*Workshop "Primitive material in the solar system II", Villefranche sur Mer, juin, 2016
*Royal Society Discussion Meeting: Cometary Science after Rosetta, June 2016
*Lorentz workshop "New Directions in planet formation", July, 2016
*COMETS 2016, Toulouse, Nov. 2016
*Gordon conference, Mount Holyo, June 2017
*CelmecVII, Viterbo (Italy), September, 2017
*Galileo Conference EGU, Furnas, Azores, October 2017
*ISSI workshop: “Comets: Post 67P perspectives”, Bern, January 2018
*workshop:Water during planet formation and evolution, Zurich, February, 2018
*Les Houches school "Volatile elements in the Solar System", March 2018
*workshop: "The transNeptunian Solar System", Coimbra, March 2018.
*Workshop Planet Formation and Evolution, Rostock, 2019
*Workshop "Planet-forming disks", Menaggio, 2019
*International meeting "Great barriers in planet formation", Palm Cove, 2019.
*Workshop "Discs to Planets", Ringberg Castle, 2019


- 315 refereed publications in international journals (see list)
- 44 invited review papers (see list)

20,000 citations and H-factor=75 (source ADS June 15, 2020)

-1 book: Modern Celestial Mechanics; Aspects of Solar System Dynamics. Taylor & Francis/Cambridge Scientific Publishers.


Mt. Rosa  (4550mt) - Italy- Sept. 2000

47 Alessandro Roi du Monde

Mt.Blanc (4808mt) - France- June 2004 


Lyskamm (4527m) - Italy - July 2015




ON THE SUMMIT OF MT. BLANC (slides: .ppt, .html)
ALASKA 2008 (pdf.pdf)(.mp4mp4)
YELLOWSTONE 2008 (.pdf)
KENYA and TANZANIA 2010 (.pdf)(.mp4mp4)
VERDUN l'imbut 2011 (.pdf)
QUEBEC 2011 (.pdf)
LANZAROTE 2012 (.pdf)
CASTORE (.pdf)
LADAKH (pdf.pdf)(.pdfmp4)
MONGOLIA (.pdf)(.mp4mp4)
SVALBARD (short diaporama with music .wmv, full iaporama .pdf)
West LYSKAMM (.mp4)
ICELAND (mp4.mp4)
QUEENSLAND (mp4.mp4)



(refereed proceedings of meetings are excluded from this list)

(219) Ogihara M., Kokubo E., Suzuki T., Morbidelli A. 2018
          Formation of the terrestrial planets in the solar system around 1 au via radial concentration of planetesimals
          A&A, 612, 5 ( pdfpdf)
(218) Bitsch B., Morbidelli A., Johansen A., Lega E., Lambrechts M., Crida A. 2018
         Pebble-isolation mass: Scaling law and implications for the formation of super-Earths and gas giants
         A&A, 612, 30 ( pdfpdf)
(217) Bolin, B. T.; Morbidelli, A.; Walsh, K. J. 2018.
         Size-dependent modification of asteroid family Yarkovsky V-shapes
         A&A, 611, 82 ( pdfpdf)
(216) Gomes, R. Nesvorný D., Morbidelli A., Deienno R., Nogueira E. 2018.
         Checking the compatibility of the cold Kuiper belt with a planetary instability migration model
         Icarus, 306, 319-327 ( pdfpdf)
(215) Morbidelli, A., Nesvorny, D., Laurenz, V., Marchi, S., Rubie, D.C., Elkins-Tanton, L., Wieczorek, M., Jacobson, S. 2018.       
         The timeline of the lunar bombardment: Revisited.       
         Icarus 305, 262-276. ( pdfpdf)
(214) Tsirvoulis, G., Morbidelli, A., Delbo, M., Tsiganis, K. 2018.       
        Reconstructing the size distribution of the primordial Main Belt.    
        Icarus 304, 14-23.  ( pdfpdf)
(213) Bolin, B.T., Walsh, K.J., Morbidelli, A., Delbo, M. 2018.      
        Initial velocity V-shapes of young asteroid families.     
        Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 473, 3949-3968.  ( pdfpdf)
(212) Batygin, K., Morbidelli, A. 2017.       
        Dynamical Evolution Induced by Planet Nine.       
        The Astronomical Journal 154, 229.  ( pdfpdf)
(211) Ogihara, M., Kokubo, E., Suzuki, T.K., Morbidelli, A., Crida, A. 2017.       
       Effects of global gas flows on type I migration.       
       Astronomy and Astrophysics 608, A74.  ( pdfpdf)
(210) Delbo, M., Walsh, K., Bolin, B., Avdellidou, C., Morbidelli, A. 2017.      
        Identification of a primordial asteroid family constrains the original planetesimal population.    
        Science 357, 1026-1029.  ( pdfpdf)
(209) Izidoro, A., Ogihara, M., Raymond, S.N., Morbidelli, A., Pierens, A., Bitsch, B., Cossou, C., Hersant, F. 2017.       
       Breaking the chains: hot super-Earth systems from migration and disruption of compact resonant chains.       
       Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 470, 1750-1770.  ( pdfpdf)
(208) Jacobson, S.A., Rubie, D.C., Hernlund, J., Morbidelli, A., Nakajima, M. 2017.      
       Formation, stratification, and mixing of the cores of Earth and Venus.      
       Earth and Planetary Science Letters 474, 375-386.  ( pdfpdf)
(207) Pichierri, G., Morbidelli, A., Lai, D. 2017.       
       Extreme secular excitation of eccentricity inside mean motion resonance. Small bodies driven into star-grazing orbits by planetary perturbations.       
       Astronomy and Astrophysics 605, A23.  ( pdfpdf)
(206) Polishook, D., Jacobson, S.A., Morbidelli, A., Aharonson, O. 2017.    
       A Martian origin for the Mars Trojan asteroids.       
       Nature Astronomy 1, 0179.  ( pdfpdf)
 (205) Nesvorny, D., Vokrouhlicky, D., Dones, L., Levison, H.F., Kaib, N., Morbidelli, A. 2017.      
       Origin and Evolution of Short-period Comets.      
       The Astrophysical Journal 845, 27.  ( pdfpdf)
(204) Deienno, R., Morbidelli, A., Gomes, R.S., Nesvorny, D. 2017.      
       Constraining the Giant Planets{\rsquo} Initial Configuration from Their Evolution: Implications for the Timing of the Planetary Instability.      
       The Astronomical Journal 153, 153.  ( pdfpdf)
(203) Rickman, H., Gabryszewski, R., Wajer, P., Wisniowski, T., Wojcikowski, K., Szutowicz, S., Valsecchi, G.B., Morbidelli, A. 2017.    
         Secular orbital evolution of Jupiter family comets.      
         Astronomy and Astrophysics 598, A110. ( pdfpdf)
(202) Rickman, H., Wisniowski, T., Gabryszewski, R., Wajer, P., Wojcikowski, K., Szutowicz, S., Valsecchi, G.B., Morbidelli, A. 2017.             
         Cometary impact rates on the Moon and planets during the late heavy bombardment.      
        Astronomy and Astrophysics 598, A67. ( pdfpdf)
(201) Granvik, M., Morbidelli, A., Vokrouhlicky, D., Bottke, W.F., Nesvorny, D., Jedicke, R. 2017.    
         Escape of asteroids from the main belt.      
        Astronomy and Astrophysics 598, A52. ( pdfpdf)

(200) Bolin, B.T., Delbo, M., Morbidelli, A., Walsh, K.J. 2017.
        Yarkovsky V-shape identification of asteroid families.
        Icarus 282, 290-312. (pdf)

(199) Gomes, R., Deienno, R., Morbidelli, A. 2017.
        The Inclination of the Planetary System Relative o the Solar Equator May Be Explained by the Presence of Planet 9.
        The Astronomical Journal 153, 27. (pdf)

(198) Rubie D.C., Laurenz V., Jacobson S.A., Morbidelli A., Palme H., Vogel A.K., Frost D.J. 2016
         Highly siderophile elements were stripped from Earth's mantle by iron sulfide segregation
         Science 353, 6304, 1141-1144 (pdf)

(197) de Vries, J., Nimmo, F., Melosh, H.J., Jacobson, S.A., Morbidelli, A., Rubie, D.C. 2016.
        Impact-induced melting during accretion of the Earth.   
        Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 3, 7. (pdf)

(196) Izidoro, A., Raymond, S.N., Pierens, A., Morbidelli, A., Winter, O.C., Nesvorny`, D. 2016.   
        The Asteroid Belt as a Relic from a Chaotic Early Solar System.   
        The Astrophysical Journal 833, 40. (pdf)

(195) Jutzi, M., Benz, W., Toliou, A., Morbidelli, A., Brasser, R. 2016.
         How primordial is the structure of comet 67P?. Combined collisional and dynamical models suggest a late formation.
         Astronomy and Astrophysics 597, A61. (pdf)

(194) Suzuki, T.K., Ogihara, M., Morbidelli, A., Crida, A., Guillot, T. 2016.
        Evolution of protoplanetary discs with magnetically driven disc winds.
        Astronomy and Astrophysics 596, A74. (pdf)

(193) Szulagyi, J., Masset, F., Lega, E., Crida, A., Morbidelli, A., Guillot, T. 2016.
        Circumplanetary disc or circumplanetary envelope?.
        Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 460, 2853-2861. (pdf)

(192) Deienno, R., Gomes, R.S., Walsh, K.J., Morbidelli, A., Nesvorny, D. 2016.
        Is the Grand Tack model compatible with the orbital distribution of main belt asteroids?.   
        Icarus 272, 114-124. (pdf)

(191) Toliou, A., Morbidelli, A., Tsiganis, K. 2016.
        Magnitude and timing of the giant planet instability: A reassessment from the perspective of the asteroid belt.
        Astronomy and Astrophysics 592, A72. (pdf)

(190) Ida, S., Guillot, T., Morbidelli, A. 2016.
        The radial dependence of pebble accretion rates: A source of diversity in planetary systems. I. Analytical formulation.
        Astronomy and Astrophysics 591, A72. (pdf)

(189) Marty, B., Avice, G., Sano, Y., Altwegg, K., Balsiger, H., Hassig, M., Morbidelli, A., Mousis, O., Rubin, M. 2016.
         Origins of volatile elements (H, C, N, noble gases) on Earth and Mars in light of recent results from the ROSETTA cometary mission.   
         Earth and Planetary Science Letters 441, 91-102. (pdf)

(188) Meech, K, Yang, B., Kleyna, J., Hainaut, O.R., Berdyugina, S., Keane, J.V., Micheli, M., Morbidelli, A., Wainscoat, R.J. 2016.
        Inner solar system material discovered in the Oort cloud.
        Science Advances 2, e1600038. (pdf)

(187) Morbidelli, A., Bitsch, B., Crida, A., Gounelle, M., Guillot, T., Jacobson, S., Johansen, A., Lambrechts, M., Lega, E. 2016.    
        Fossilized condensation lines in the Solar System protoplanetary disk.   
        Icarus 267, 368-376. (pdf)

(186) Granvik, M., Morbidelli, A., Jedicke, R., Bolin, B., Bottke, W.F., Beshore, E., Vokrouhlicky, D., Delbo, M., Michel, P. 2016
        Super-catastrophic disruption of asteroids at small perihelion distances.
        Nature 530, 303-306. (pdf)

(185) Young, E.D., Kohl, I.E., Warren, P.H., Rubie, D.C., Jacobson, S.A., Morbidelli, A. 2016.
           Oxygen isotopic evidence for vigorous mixing during the Moon-forming giant impact.  
           Science 351, 493-496. (pdf)

(184) Ogihara, M., Morbidelli, A., Guillot, T. 2015.
          Suppression of type I migration by disk winds.
          Astronomy and Astrophysics 584, L1. (pdf)

(183) Pahlevan, K., Morbidelli, A. 2015.
         Collisionless encounters and the origin of the lunar inclination.
         Nature 527, 492-494. (pdf)

(182) Izidoro, A., Raymond, S.N., Morbidelli, A., Winter, O.C. 2015
         Terrestrial planet formation constrained by Mars and the structure of the asteroid belt.
         Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 453, 3619-3634. (pdf)

(181) Morbidelli, A., Rickman, H. 2015.
         Comets as collisional fragments of a primordial planetesimal disk.
         Astronomy and Astrophysics 583, A43. (pdf)

(180) Izidoro, A., Morbidelli, A., Raymond, S.N., Hersant, F., Pierens, A. 2015.
         Accretion of Uranus and Neptune from inward-migrating planetary embryos blocked by Jupiter and Saturn.    
         Astronomy and Astrophysics 582, A99.  (pdf)

(179) Lega, E., Morbidelli, A., Bitsch, B., Crida, A., Szulagyi, J. 2015.
         Outwards migration for planets in stellar irradiated 3D discs.
         Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 452, 1717-1726.  (pdf)

(178) Morbidelli, A., B. Bitsch, A. Crida, M. Gounelle, T. Guillot, S. Jacobson, A. Johansen, M. Lambrechts, E. Lega 2015.       
         Fossilized condensation lines in the Solar System protoplanetary disk       
         Icarus, in press (pdf)

  (177) Morbidelli, A., Lambrechts, M., Jacobson, S., Bitsch, B. 2015.
         The great dichotomy of the Solar System: Small terrestrial embryos and massive giant planet cores.
          Icarus 258, 418-429.   (pdf)

(176) Batygin, K., Morbidelli, A. 2015.
         Spin-Spin Coupling in the Solar System.
         The Astrophysical Journal 810, 110. (pdf)

(175) Ogihara, M., Morbidelli, A., Guillot, T. 2015.
         A reassessment of the in situ formation of close-in super-Earths.
         Astronomy and Astrophysics 578, A36. (pdf)

(174) Rubie, D.C., Jacobson, S.A., Morbidelli, A., O'Brien, D.P., Young, E.D., de Vries, J., Nimmo, F., Palme, H., Frost, D.J. 2015.
         Accretion and differentiation of the terrestrial planets with implications for the compositions of early-formed  Solar System bodies and accretion of water.   
         Icarus 248, 89-108. (pdf)

(173) Bitsch, B., Johansen, A., Lambrechts, M., Morbidelli, A. 2015.
         The structure of protoplanetary discs around evolving young stars.  
         Astronomy and Astrophysics 575, A28. (pdf)

(172) Izidoro, A., Raymond, S.N., Morbidelli, A., Hersant, F., Pierens, A. 2015.
         Gas Giant Planets as Dynamical Barriers to Inward-Migrating Super-Earths.
         The Astrophysical Journal 800, L22. (pdf)

(171) Batygin, K., Morbidelli, A., Holman, M.J. 2015.
         Chaotic Disintegration of the Inner Solar System.
         The Astrophysical Journal 799, 120. (pdf)

(170) Lambrechts, M., Johansen, A., Morbidelli, A. 2014.
         Separating gas-giant and ice-giant planets by halting pebble accretion.
         Astronomy and Astrophysics 572, A35. (pdf)

(169) O'Brien, D.P., Marchi, S., Morbidelli, A., Bottke, W.F., Schenk, P.M., Russell, C.T., Raymond, C.A. 2014.
         Constraining the cratering chronology of Vesta.
         Planetary and Space Science 103, 131-142. (pdf)

(168) Pierens, A., Raymond, S.N., Nesvorny, D., Morbidelli, A. 2014.
         Outward Migration of Jupiter and Saturn in 3:2 or 2:1 Resonance in Radiative Disks: Implications for the Grand Tack and Nice models.
         The Astrophysical Journal 795, L11. (pdf)

(167) Izidoro, A., Morbidelli, A., Raymond, S.N. 2014.
         Terrestrial Planet Formation in the Presence of Migrating Super-Earths.
         The Astrophysical Journal 794, 11. (pdf)

(166) Bitsch, B., Morbidelli, A., Lega, E., Kretke, K., Crida, A. 2014.
         Stellar irradiated discs and implications on migration of embedded planets. III. Viscosity transitions.    
         Astronomy and Astrophysics 570, A75. (pdf)

(165) Jacobson, S.A., Morbidelli, A. 2014.
         Lunar and terrestrial planet formation in the Grand Tack scenario.
         Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London Series A 372, 0174. (pdf)

(164) O'Brien, D.P., Walsh, K.J., Morbidelli, A., Raymond, S.N., Mandell, A.M. 2014.
         Water delivery and giant impacts in the "Grand Tack" scenario.
         Icarus 239, 74-84. (pdf)

(163) Marchi, S., Bottke, W.F., Elkins-Tanton, L.T., Bierhaus, M., Wuennemann, K., Morbidelli, A., Kring, D.A. 2014.     
         Widespread mixing and burial of Earth's Hadean crust by asteroid impacts.
         Nature 511, 578-582. (pdf)

(162) Lega, E., Crida, A., Bitsch, B., Morbidelli, A. 2014.
         Migration of Earth-sized planets in 3D radiative discs.
         Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 440, 683-695. (pdf)

(161) Jacobson, S.A., Morbidelli, A., Raymond, S.N., O'Brien, D.P., Walsh, K.J., Rubie, D.C. 2014.
         Highly siderophile elements in Earth's mantle as a clock for the Moon-forming impact.
         Nature 508, 84-87.  (pdf)

(160) Morbidelli, A., Szulagyi, J., Crida, A., Lega, E., Bitsch, B., Tanigawa, T., Kanagawa, K. 2014.
         Meridional circulation of gas into gaps opened by giant planets in three-dimensional low-viscosity disks. 
         Icarus 232, 266-270. (pdf)

(159) Morbidelli, A., Gaspar, H.S., Nesvorny, D. 2014.
         Origin of the peculiar eccentricity distribution of the inner cold Kuiper belt.
         Icarus 232, 81-87.  (pdf)

(158) Bitsch, B., Morbidelli, A., Lega, E., Crida, A. 2014.
         Stellar irradiated discs and implications on migration of embedded planets. II. Accreting-discs.   
         Astronomy and Astrophysics 564, A135.  (pdf)

(157) Fraser, W.C., Brown, M.E., Morbidelli, A., Parker, A., Batygin, K. 2014
         The Absolute Magnitude Distribution of Kuiper Belt Objects.
         The Astrophysical Journal 782, 100. (pdf)

(156) Szulagyi, J., Morbidelli, A., Crida, A., Masset, F. 2014.
         Accretion of Jupiter-mass Planets in the Limit of Vanishing Viscosity.   
        The Astrophysical Journal 782, 65.   (pdf)

(155) Campins, H., de Leon, J., Morbidelli, A., Licandro, J., Gayon-Markt, J., Delbo, M., Michel, P. 2013.
        The Origin of Asteroid 162173 (1999 JU3).  
        The Astronomical Journal 146, 26.   (pdf)

(154) Batygin, K., Morbidelli, A. 2013.
        Analytical treatment of planetary resonances.
        Astronomy and Astrophysics 556, A28.   (pdf)

(153)  Brasser, R., Morbidelli, A. 2013.
        Oort cloud and Scattered Disc formation during a late dynamical instability in the Solar System.  
        Icarus 225, 40-49.   (pdf)

(152) Lega, E., Morbidelli, A., Nesvorny, D. 2013.
        Early dynamical instabilities in the giant planet systems.
        Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 431, 3494-3500.   (pdf)

(151) Nesvorny, D., Vokrouhlicky, D., Morbidelli, A. 2013.
        Capture of Trojans by Jumping Jupiter.     
        The Astrophysical Journal 768, 45.   (pdf)

(150) Broz, M., Morbidelli, A. 2013.
        The Eos family halo.
        Icarus 223, 844-849.   (pdf)

(149) Broz, M., Morbidelli, A., Bottke, W.F., Rozehnal, J., Vokrouhlicky, D., Nesvorny, D. 2013.
        Constraining the cometary flux through the asteroid belt during the late heavy bombardment.
        Astronomy and Astrophysics 551, A117.   (pdf)

(148) Batygin, K., Morbidelli, A. 2013.
        Dissipative Divergence of Resonant Orbits.
        The Astronomical Journal 145, 1.   (pdf)

(147) Bitsch, B., Crida, A., Morbidelli, A., Kley, W., Dobbs-Dixon, I. 2013.
        Stellar irradiated discs and implications on migration of embedded planets. I. Equilibrium discs.
        Astronomy and Astrophysics 549, A124.   (pdf)

(146) Pires dos Santos, P.M., Morbidelli, A., Nesvorny, D. 2012.
        Dynamical capture in the Pluto-Charon system.
        Celestial Mechanics and Dynamical Astronomy 114, 341-352.   (pdf)

(145) Rivier, G., Crida, A., Morbidelli, A., Brouet, Y. 2012.
        Circum-planetary discs as bottlenecks for gas accretion onto giant planets.     
        Astronomy and Astrophysics 548, A116.   (pdf)

(144) de Niem, D., Kuhrt, E., Morbidelli, A., Motschmann, U. 2012.
        Atmospheric erosion and replenishment induced by impacts upon the Earth and Mars during a heavy bombardment.
        Icarus 221, 495-507.   (pdf)

(143) Morbidelli, A., Marchi, S., Bottke, W.F., Kring, D.A. 2012.
        A sawtooth-like timeline for the first billion years of lunar bombardment.
        Earth and Planetary Science Letters 355, 144-151.   (pdf)

(142) Nesvorny, D., Morbidelli, A. 2012.
        Statistical Study of the Early Solar System's Instability with Four, Five, and Six Giant Planets.
        The Astronomical Journal 144, 117.   (pdf)

(141) Morbidelli, A., Nesvorny, D. 2012.
        Dynamics of pebbles in the vicinity of a growing planetary embryo: hydro-dynamical simulations.
        Astronomy and Astrophysics 546, A18.   (pdf)

(140) Gayon-Markt, J., Delbo, M., Morbidelli, A., Marchi, S. 2012.
        On the origin of the Almahata Sitta meteorite and 2008 TC3 asteroid.
        Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 424, 508-518.   (pdf)

(139) Marchi, S., and 11 colleagues 2012.
        The cratering history of asteroid (21) Lutetia.
        Planetary and Space Science 66, 87-95.   (pdf)

(138) Morbidelli, A., Tsiganis, K., Batygin, K., Crida, A., Gomes, R. 2012.
        Explaining why the uranian satellites have equatorial prograde orbits despite the large planetary obliquity.
        Icarus 219, 737-740.   (pdf)

(137) Bottke, W.F., Vokrouhlicky, D., Minton, D., Nesvorny, D., Morbidelli, A., Brasser, R., Simonson, B., Levison, H.F. 2012.
        An Archaean heavy bombardment from a destabilized extension of the asteroid belt.
        Nature 485, 78-81.   (pdf)

(136) Marchi, S., Bottke, W.F., Kring, D.A., Morbidelli, A. 2012.
        The onset of the lunar cataclysm as recorded in its ancient crater populations.
        Earth and Planetary Science Letters 325, 27-38.   (pdf)

(135) Kretke, K.A., Levison, H.F., Buie, M.W., Morbidelli, A. 2012.
        A Method to Constrain the Size of the Protosolar Nebula.
        The Astronomical Journal 143, 91.   (pdf)

(134) Jakubik, M., Morbidelli, A., Neslusan, L., Brasser, R. 2012.
        The accretion of Uranus and Neptune by collisions among planetary embryos in the vicinity of Jupiter and Saturn.
        Astronomy and Astrophysics 540, A71.   (pdf)

(133) Briani, G., Morbidelli, A., Gounelle, M., Nesvorny, D. 2011.
        Evidence for an asteroid-comet continuum from simulations of carbonaceous microxenolith dynamical evolution.
        Meteoritics and Planetary Science 46, 1863-1877.   (pdf

(132) Brasser, R., Morbidelli, A. 2011.
        The terrestrial Planet V hypothesis as the mechanism for the origin of the late heavy bombardment.
        Astronomy and Astrophysics 535, A41.                                             (pdf)

(131) Levison, H.F., Morbidelli, A., Tsiganis, K., Nesvorny, D., Gomes, R. 2011.
       Late Orbital Instabilities in the Outer Planets Induced by Interaction with a Self-gravitating Planetesimal Disk.
       The Astronomical Journal 142, 1Editor<>52. (pdf)

(130) Batygin, K., Morbidelli, A. 2011.
      Onset of secular chaos in planetary systems: period doubling and strange attractors.
      Celestial Mechanics and Dynamical Astronomy 111, 219-233. (pdf)

(129) Batygin, K., Morbidelli, A., Tsiganis, K. 2011.
     Formation and evolution of planetary systems in presence of highly inclined stellar perturbers.
     Astronomy and Astrophysics 533, A7. (pdf)

(128) Walsh, K.J., Morbidelli, A., Raymond, S.N., O'Brien, D.P., Mandell, A.M. 2011.
     A low mass for Mars from Jupiter's early gas-driven migration.
    Nature 475, 206-209. (pdf) (supplementary)

 (127) Broz, M., Vokrouhlicky, D., Morbidelli, A., Nesvorny, D., Bottke, W.F. 2011.
          Did the Hilda collisional family form during the late heavy bombardment?.
          Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 596.           (pdf)

 (126) Carruba, V., Morbidelli, A. 2011.
          On the first nu6 anti-aligned librating asteroid family of Tina. 
          Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 412, 2040-2051. (pdf)

 (125) Walsh, K.J., Morbidelli, A. 2011.
         The effect of an early planetesimal-driven migration of the giant planets on terrestrial planet formation.
          Astronomy and Astrophysics 526, A126.                                       (pdf)

(124) Morbidelli, A., Brasser, R., Gomes, R., Levison, H.F., Tsiganis, K.2010.
          Evidence from the Asteroid Belt for a Violent Past Evolution of Jupiter's Orbit.
          The Astronomical Journal 140, 1391-1401.                                    (pdf)

 (123) Campins, H., Morbidelli, A., Tsiganis, K., de Leon, J., Licandro, J., Lauretta, D. 2010.
          The Origin of Asteroid 101955 (1999 RQ36).
          The Astrophysical Journal 721, L53-L57.                                       (pdf)

 (122) Vokrouhlicky, D., Nesvorny, D., Bottke, W.F., Morbidelli, A. 2010.
          Collisionally Born Family About 87 Sylvia.
          The Astronomical Journal 139, 2148-2158.                                    (pdf)

 (121) de Leon, J., Campins, H., Tsiganis, K., Morbidelli, A., Licandro, J. 2010.
          Origin of the near-Earth asteroid Phaethon and the Geminids meteor shower.
          Astronomy and Astrophysics 513, A26.                                        (pdf)

 (120) Bottke, W.F., Nesvorny, D., Vokrouhlicky, D., Morbidelli, A. 2010.
          The Irregular Satellites: The Most Collisionally Evolved Populations in the Solar System.
          The Astronomical Journal 139, 994-1014.                                   (pdf)

 (119) Binzel, R.P., Morbidelli, A., Merouane, S., DeMeo, F.E., Birlan,  M., Vernazza, P., Thomas, C.A., Rivkin, A.S., Bus, S.J., Tokunaga, A.T. 2010.
        Earth encounters as the origin of fresh surfaces on near-Earth asteroids.
        Nature 463, 331-334.                                                                  (pdf)

 (118)  Morbidelli, A., Bottke, W.F., Nesvorny, D., Levison, H.F. 2009.
          Asteroids were born big.
           Icarus 204, 558-573.                                                                         (pdf)

 (117)  Marchi, S., Delbo', M., Morbidelli, A., Paolicchi, P., Lazzarin, M. 2009.
           Heating of near-Earth objects and meteoroids due to close approaches to the Sun.
           Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 400, 147-153.   (pdf)

 (116)  Crida, A., Masset, F., Morbidelli, A. 2009.
          Long Range Outward Migration of Giant Planets, with Application to Fomalhaut b.
          Astrophysical Journal 705, L148-L152.                                           (pdf)

 (115) Brasser, R., Morbidelli, A., Gomes, R., Tsiganis, K., Levison, H.F. 2009.
          Constructing the secular architecture of the solar system II: the terrestrial planets.
          Astronomy and Astrophysics 507, 1053-1065.                                 (pdf)

 (114) Morbidelli, A., Brasser, R., Tsiganis, K., Gomes, R., Levison, H.F. 2009.
          Constructing the secular architecture of the solar system. I. The giant planets.
          Astronomy and Astrophysics 507, 1041-1052.                                 (pdf)

 (113) Booth, M., Wyatt, M.C., Morbidelli, A., Moro-Martin, A., Levison, H.F. 2009.
          The history  of the Solar system's debris disc: observable properties of the Kuiper belt.
          Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 399, 385-398.    (pdf)

 (112) Raymond, S.N., O'Brien, D.P., Morbidelli, A., Kaib, N.A. 2009.
          Building the terrestrial planets: Constrained accretion in the inner Solar System.
          Icarus 203, 644-662.                                                                        (pdf)

 (111) Levison, H.F., Bottke, W.F., Gounelle, M., Morbidelli, A., Nesvorny, D., Tsiganis, K. 2009.
          Contamination of the asteroid belt by primordial trans-Neptunian objects.
          Nature 460, 364-366.                                                     (paper.pdf)  (suppl.material)

 (110) Morbidelli, A., Levison, H.F., Bottke, W.F., Dones, L., Nesvorny, D. 2009.
           Considerations on the magnitude distributions of the Kuiper belt and of the Jupiter Trojans.
           Icarus 202, 310-315.                                                                        (pdf)

 (109) Matter, A., Guillot, T., Morbidelli, A. 2009.
          Calculation of the enrichment of the giant planet envelopes during the late heavy bombardment.
          Planetary and Space Science 57, 816-821.                                       (pdf)

 (108) Nesvorny, D., Vokrouhlicky, D., Morbidelli, A., Bottke, W.F. 2009.
          Asteroidal  source of L chondrite meteorites.
          Icarus 200, 698-701.                                                                          (pdf)

 (107) Charnoz, S., Morbidelli, A., Dones, L., Salmon, J. 2009.
        Did Saturn's rings form during the Late Heavy Bombardment?.
        Icarus 199, 413-428.                                                                       (pdf)

(106)  Nesvorny, D., Morbidelli, A. 2008.
          Mass and Orbit Determination from Transit Timing Variations of Exoplanets. 
          Astrophysical Journal 688, 636-646.                                          (pdf)

(105)  Ida, S., Guillot, T., Morbidelli, A. 2008.
         Accretion and Destruction of Planetesimals in Turbulent Disks. 
         Astrophysical Journal 686, 1292-1301.                                        (pdf)

(104) Levison, H.F., Morbidelli, A., Vokrouhlicky, D., Bottke, W.F. 2008.
         On a Scattered-Disk Origin for the 2003 EL61 Collisional family -  An  Example of the Importance of Collisions on the Dynamics of Small Bodies.
         Astronomical Journal 136, 1079-1088.                                        (pdf)

(103) Levison, H.F., Morbidelli, A., Vanlaerhoven, C., Gomes, R., Tsiganis, K. 2008.
       Origin of the structure of the Kuiper belt during a dynamical instability in the orbits of Uranus and Neptune. 
        Icarus 196, 258-273.                                                                    (pdf)

(102)  Moullet, A., Lellouch, E., Doressoundiram, A., Ortiz, J.L., Duffard, R., Morbidelli, A., Vernazza, P., Moreno, R. 2008.
        Physical and dynamical properties of (12929) 1999 TZ1 suggest that it is a Trojan.
        Astronomy and Astrophysics 483, L17-L20.                                (pdf)

(101)  Morbidelli, A., Crida, A., Masset, F., Nelson, R.~P. 2008.
         Building giant-planet cores at a planet trap. 
         Astronomy and Astrophysics 478, 929-937.                                (pdf)

(100) O'Brien, D.P., Morbidelli, A., Bottke, W.F. 2007.
        The primordial excitation and clearing of the asteroid belt - Revisited. 
         Icarus 191, 434-452.                                                                    (pdf)

(99)  Morbidelli, A., Tsiganis, K., Crida, A., Levison, H.F., Gomes, R. 2007.
       Dynamics of the Giant Planets of the Solar System in the Gaseous Protoplanetary Disk and Their Relationship to the Current Orbital Architecture.
        Astronomical Journal 134, 1790-1798.                                            (pdf)

(98)  Morbidelli, A., Crida, A. 2007.
         The dynamics of Jupiter and Saturn in the gaseous protoplanetary disk.
          Icarus 191, 158-171.                                                                       (pdf)

(97)  Quillen, A.C., Morbidelli, A., Moore, A. 2007.
       Planetary embryos and planetesimals residing in thin debris discs. 
       Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 380, 1642-1648.    (pdf

(96) Levison, Harold F.; Morbidelli, Alessandro 2007
        Models of the collisional damping scenario for ice-giant planets and Kuiper belt formation
        Icarus, 189, 196-212                                                           (pdf)

(95)  Ogihara, Masahiro; Ida, Shigeru; Morbidelli, Alessandro
        Accretion of terrestrial planets from oligarchs in a turbulent disk
        Icarus, 188, Issue 2, p. 522-534                                          (pdf)

(94)  Charnoz, Sébastien; Morbidelli, Alessandro 2007:
        Coupling dynamical and collisional evolution of small bodies
         Icarus, 188, 522-534                                                           (pdf)

(93)   Crida, A.; Morbidelli, A. 2007:
        Cavity opening by a giant planet in a protoplanetary disc and effects on planetary migration
        MNRAS, 77, 1324-1336                                                     (pdf

(92)  Nesvorný, David; Vokrouhlický, David; Morbidelli, Alessandro 2007:
        Capture of Irregular Satellites during Planetary Encounters
        Astronomical Journal, 33, 1962-1976                                  (pdf)

(91)   Crida, A.; Morbidelli, A.; Masset, F. 2007:
       Simulating planet migration in globally evolving disks
       Astronomy and Astrophysics, 461, 1173-1183 (pdf)

(90) Fernández, Julio A.; Morbidelli, Alessandro 2006:
         "The population of faint Jupiter family comets near the Earth"
         Icarus, 185, 211                                                                  (pdf)

(89)  Morais, M. H. M.; Morbidelli, A 2006:
         "The population of Near Earth Asteroids in coorbital motion with Venus"
         Icarus,  185, 29                                                                   (pdf)

(88) Martin, Hervé; Albarède, Francis; Claeys, Philippe; Gargaud, Muriel;  Marty, Bernard; Morbidelli, Alessandro; Pinti, Daniele L. 2006:
        "Building of a Habitable Planet"
        EM&P 38                                                                           (pdf)

(87) Montmerle, Thierry; Augereau, Jean-Charles; Chaussidon, Marc; Gounelle, Mathieu; Marty, Bernard; Morbidelli, Alessandro 2006:
        "Solar System Formation and Early Evolution: the First 100 Million Years"
        EM&P 37                                                                            (pdf)

(86)  O'Brien, David P.; Morbidelli, Alessandro; Levison, Harold F. 2006:
         "Terrestrial planet formation with strong dynamical friction"
          Icarus,  184, 39                                                                (pdf)

(85)  Vokrouhlický, D.; Broz, M.; Bottke, W. F.; Nesvorný, D.; Morbidelli, A. 2006:
         "The peculiar case of the Agnia asteroid family"
          Icarus,  183, 349                                                          (pdf)

(84)   Whitman, Kathryn; Morbidelli, Alessandro; Jedicke, Robert 2006:
       "The size frequency distribution of dormant Jupiter family comets"
        Icarus, 183, 101-114.                                                      (pdf)

(83)   Morbidelli, A.; Gounelle; M. Levison, H. F.; Bottke, W. F. 2006:
       "Formation of the binary near-Earth object 1996 FG3: Can binary NEOs be the source of short-CRE meteorites?"
       MAPS,   41,  875-887                                                       (pdf)

(82)   D. Vokrouhlicky, M. Broz A. Morbidelli, W.F. Bottke, D. Nesvorny D. Lazzaro and A.S. Rivkin 2006:
         "Yarkovsky footprints in the Eos family",
         Icarus,  182, 92-117                                                         (pdf)

(81)   D. Vokrouhlicky, M. Broz, W.F. Bottke, D. Nesvorny and A. Morbidelli 2006:
     "Yarkovsky/YORP chronology of asteroid families",
      Icarus,  182, 118-142                                                       (pdf)

(80)   Masset F., Morbidelli A., Crida A., Ferreira,J. 2006:
      "Surface density jumps as planet traps",
      ApJ, 642,  478-487 (pdf)

(79)   Crida A., Morbidelli A., Masset F. 2006:
      "On the width and shape of gaps in protoplanetary disks",
       Icarus,  181,    587-604                                                      (pdf)

(78)   Bottke W.F., Nesvorny D., Grimm R.E., Morbidelli A., O'Brien D. 2006:
      "Iron meteorites as remnants of planetesimals formed in the terrestrial planet region"
      Nature, 439, 821-824                                                          (pdf, supp material)

(77)  Bottke W.F., Durda D. D., Nesvorný D., Jedicke R., Morbidelli A., Vokrouhlický D., Levison H.F. 2005:
     "Linking the collisional history of the main asteroid belt to its dynamical excitation and depletion"
      Icarus, 179, 63-94                                                               (pdf)

(76)   M.Broz, D. Vokrouhlický,  F. Roig,  D. Nesvorný, W.F. Bottke, A. Morbidelli 2005:
     "Yarkovsky origin of the unstable asteroids in the 2/1 mean motion resonance with Jupiter"
     MNRAS,  359, 1437-1455                                                     (pdf)

(75)   R. Gomes, H.F. Levison, K. Tsiganis, A. Morbidelli  2005:
      "Origin of the cataclysmic Late Heavy Bombardment period of the terrestrial planets"
     Nature, 435,466                                                                       (pdf)

(74)   A. Morbidelli, H.F. Levison, K. Tsiganis, R. Gomes  2005:
      "The chaotic capture of Jovian Trojan asteroids during the early dynamical evolution of the Solar System"
     Nature, 435, 462                                                                      (pdf)

(73)   K. Tsiganis, R. Gomes, A. Morbidelli, H.F. Levison  2005:
      "Origin of the orbital architecture of the giant planets of the solar system"
     Nature, 435, 459                                                                      (pdf)
     Supplementary electronic material                                        (pdf)

      unique file for the three Nature papers & supplementary material (pdf)

(72)   W.F.Bottke, D.Durda, D. Nesvorný, R. Jedicke, A. Morbidelli,
       D. Vokrouhlický, H.F. Levison, 2005:
        "The fossilized size distribution of the main asteroid belt"
       Icarus, 175 111-140                                                                 (pdf)

(71)   S. Marchi, A. Morbidelli, G. Cremonese, 2005:
        "Flux of meteoroid impacts on Mercury"
       A&A,  431, 1123-1127                                                              (pdf)

(70)   A. Morbidelli, V. Emel'yanenko, H.F. Levison, 2004:
        "Origin and orbital distribution of the trans-Neptunian scattered disk"
        MNRAS, 355,  935-940                                                           (pdf)

(69)   A. Morbidelli, H.F. Levison, 2004:
        "Scenarios for the Origin of the Orbits of the Trans-Neptunian Objects 2000 CR105 and 2003 V12 (Sedna)"
        Astron. J.,  128, 2564-2576                                                       (pdf)

(68)   H.F. Levison, A. Morbidelli, L. Dones, 2004:
        "Sculpting the Kuiper Belt by a Stellar Encounter: Constraints from the Oort Cloud and Scattered Disk "
        Astron. J.,  128, 2553-2563                                                       (pdf)

(67)  R. Gomes, A. Morbidelli, H.F. Levison, 2003:
       "Planetary migration in a planetesimal disk: why did Neptune stop at 30 AU?"
        Icarus, 170, 492-507.                                                                (pdf)

(66)  K. Tsiganis, A. Morbidelli, 2003:
       "Short-lived asteroids in the 7/3 Kirkwood gap and their relationship to the Koronis and Eos families"
       Icarus, 166, 131-140                                                                 (pdf)

(65)  J. Lunine,  J. Chambers, A. Morbidelli, L. Leshin,  2003:
       " The origin of water on Mars"
       Icarus,  165, 1-8                                                                 (pdf)

(64)  H. Levison, A. Morbidelli,   2003:
         ``The formation of the Kuiper belt by the outward transfer of bodies during Neptune's migration"
         Nature,  426, 419-421.                                                            (pdf)

(63)  S. Charnoz, A. Morbidelli,   2003:
         ``Coupling dynamical and collisional evolution of small bodies: an application to the early ejection of planetesimals from the Jupiter-Saturn region"
         Icarus,  166,    141-156                                                           (pdf)

(62)  A. Morbidelli, D. Vokrouhlicky,  2003:
         ``The Yarkovsky-driven origin of Near Earth Asteroids'',
         Icarus,  163,  120-134.                                                            (pdf)

(61)  A. Morbidelli, D. Nesvorny, W.F. Bottke, P. Michel, D. Vokrouhlicky, P. Tanga  2002:
         ``The shallow magnitude distribution of asteroid families'',
         Icarus,  162, 328-336                                                              (pdf)

(60) H.F. Levison, A. Morbidelli, L. Dones, R. Jedicke, P. Wiegert, W.F. Bottke 2002:
         ``The mass disruption of Oort cloud comets'',
         Science,  296,  2212-2215.                                                      (pdf)

(59) R. Jedicke, A. Morbidelli, T. Spahr, J.M. Petit, W.F. Bottke 2002:
       ``Earth and space-based NEO survey simulations: prospects for achieving the Spaceguard goal'',
       Icarus,161, 17-33.                                                                  (pdf)

(58) M.H. Morais, A. Morbidelli, 2002:
        ``The population of near-Earth asteroids co-orbital with the Earth'',
        Icarus,160, 1-9.                                                                     (pdf)

(57)  A. Morbidelli, R. Jedicke, W.F. Bottke, P. Michel, E.F. Tedesco 2002:
       ``From magnitudes to diameters: the albedo distribution of Near Earth Objects and the Earth collision hazard''
       Icarus, 158, 329-342.                                                         (pdf)

(56)  W.F. Bottke,  D. Vokrouhlicky, M. Borz, D. Nesvorny, A. Morbidelli 2001:
     ``Dynamical spreading of asteroid families via the Yarkovsky effect''
      Science, 294, 1693-1696.                                                  (ps.gz)

(55) A. Morbidelli, C. Jacob, J.M. Petit 2001:
     ``Planetary embryos never formed in the Kuiper belt''
      Icarus, 157, 241-248.                                                         (pdf)

(54) D. Nesvorny, A. Morbidelli, D. Vokrouhlicky, W. Bottke, M. Broz, 2001:
     ``The Flora Family: a Case of the Dynamically Dispersed Collisional Swarm?''
     Icarus, 157, 155-172.                                                               (pdf)

(53) W.F. Bottke, A. Morbidelli, R. Jedicke, J.M. Petit, H.F. Levison, P. Michel, T.S. Metcalfe, 2001:
     ``Debiased orbital and size distribution of the Near Earth Objects''
      Icarus,  156, 399-433                                                               (pdf)

(52) D. Nesvorny, F. Thomas, S. Ferraz-Mello, A. Morbidelli, 2001:
     ``The 1/1 mean motion commensurability: general perturbation formalism and resonant structure''
      Celest. Mech., 82, 323-361.                                                      (ps.gz)

(51) B. Gladman, J. Kavelaars, J.M. Petit, A. Morbidelli, M. Holman, T. Loredo, 2001:
       ``Faint Kuiper belt objects and the extent of the solar system accretion disk''
        Astron. J.,  122, 1051-1066.                                                           (pdf)

(50)  J.M. Petit, A. Morbidelli, J. Chambers, 2000:
       ``The primordial excitation and clearing of the asteroid belt'',
          Icarus, 153, 338-347.                                                                            (pdf)

(49) A.  Morbidelli, J.M. Petit, B. Gladman, J. Chambers, 2000:
       ``A plausible cause of the Late Heavy Bombardment'',
        Meteoritics and Pl. Science,36, 371-380.                                             (ps.gz)

(48) A. Morbidelli,  J. Chambers, J.I. Lunine, J.M. Petit, F. Robert,  G.B. Valsecchi, K. Cyr, 2000:
        ``Source regions and timescales for the delivery of water to Earth'',
        Meteoritics and Pl. Science,  35, 1309-1320.                          (abstract)(ps.gz)

(47) W. Bottke, R. Jedicke, A. Morbidelli, J.M. Petit, B. Gladman, 2000:
      ``Understanding the distribution of Near-Earth Asteroids'',
      Science, 288, 2190-2194.                                                           (abstract)(pdf)

(46) U. Locatelli, C. Froeschle, E. Lega, A. Morbidelli, 2000:
      ``On the relationship between Bruno function and the breakdown of invariant tori'',
       Physica D, 139, 48-71.

(45) P. Michel, F. Migliorini, A. Morbidelli, V. Zappala, 2000:
       `` The population of Mars-Crossers:  classification and dynamical evolution'',
      Icarus,145, 332-347.                                                                                (pdf)

(44) W. Hartmann, P. Farinella, D. Vokrouhlicky, S. Weidenshilling, A. Morbidelli, F. Marzari, D. Davis, E. Ryan, 1999:
       ``Reviewing the Yarkowsky effect: new light on the delivery of stone and iron meteorites from tha asteroid belt'',
       Meteoritics and Pl. Sci., 34, 161-167.

(43) H. Beust, A. Morbidelli, 2000:
      ``Falling evaporating bodies as a clue to outline the structure of the beta Pictoris young planetary system'',
      Icarus, 143, 170-188.                                                                (abstract)(pdf)

(42) A. Morbidelli, D. Nesvorny, 1999:
      ``Numerous weak resonances drive asteroids towards terrestrial planets oribts''.
      Icarus, 139, 295-308.                                                                (abstract)(pdf)

(41) J.M Petit, A. Morbidelli, G.B. Valsecchi, 1999:
      ``Large scattered planetesimals and the excitation of the small body belts'',
      Icarus,141, 367-387.                                                                (abstract)(pdf)

(40) F. Migliorini, P. Michel, A. Morbidelli, D. Nesvorny,V. Zappala, 1998:
       ``Origin of Earth-crossing asteroids: a quantitative simulation'',
       Science, 281, 2022-2024.

(39) D. Nesvorny, A. Morbidelli, 1998:
       ``An analytic model of three-body  mean motion resonances'',
      Celest. Mech.,  71, 243-271.                                                      (abstract)

(38) D. Nesvorny, A. Morbidelli, 1998:
       ``Three-body mean motion resonances and the chaotic structure of the asteroid belt'',
      Astron. J., 116, 3029-3037.                                                       (abstract)(pdf)

(37) M. Moons, A. Morbidelli, F. Migliorini, 1998:
       ``Dynamical structure of the 2/1 commensurability and the origin of the resonant asteroids'',
      Icarus,135, 458-468.                                                                (abstract)(pdf)

(36) A. Morbidelli, B. Gladman, 1998:
       ``Orbital and temporal distribution of meteorites originating in the asteroid belt'',
       Meteoritics and Pl. Sci., 33, 999-1016.                                      (abstract)(ps.gz)

(35) A. Morbidelli, M. Vergassola, 1997:
      ``Escape rates in Hamiltonian systems'',
      J. Stat. Phys., 89, 549-560.

(34) B. Gladman, F. Migliorini, A. Morbidelli, V. Zappala, P. Michel, A. Cellino, Ch. Froeschle, H. Levison, M.Bailey, M. Duncan, 1997:
       ``Dynamical lifetimes of objects injected into asteroid main belt resonances'',
      Science,  277, 197-201.

(33) F. Migliorini, A. Morbidelli, V. Zappala, B. Gladman, M. Bailey, A. Cellino, 1997:
       ``Vesta fragments from nu_6 and 3:1 resonances: implications for V-type NEAs and HED meteorites'',
      Meteoritics and Pl. Sci., 32, 906-913.                                        (abstract)(ps.gz)

(32) A. Morbidelli, G.B. Valsecchi, 1997:
       ``Neptune scattered planetesimals could have sculpted the primordial Edgeworth-Kuiper belt'',
       Icarus,128, 464-468.                                                               (abstract)(pdf)

(31) A. Morbidelli, 1997:
       ``Chaotic diffusion and the origin of comets from the 2/3 resonance  in the Kuiper Belt'',
       Icarus, 127, 1-12.                                                                                       (pdf)

(30) M. Guzzo, A. Morbidelli, 1997:
       ``Construction of a Nekhoroshev like result for the asteroid belt dynamical system'',
        Celest. Mech., 66, 255-292.

(29) A. Morbidelli, A. Giorgilli, 1997:
       ``On the role of high order resonances in normal forms and in separatrix  splitting'',
      Physica D, 102, 195-207.                                                                             (pdf)

(28) A. Giorgilli, A. Morbidelli, 1997:
       ``Invariant KAM tori and global stability for Hamiltonian systems'',
       ZAMP, 48, 102-134.                                                                                  (ps.gz)

(27) A. Morbidelli, 1996:
       ``On the Kirkwood gap at the 2/1 commensurability with Jupiter: numerical results'',
      Astron. J., 111, 2453-2461.                                                                         (ps.gz)

(26) A. Morbidelli, C. Froeschle, 1996:
       ``On the relationship between Lyapunov times and macroscopic instability times''
       Celest. Mech.,  63, 227-239.

(25) H. Beust, A. Morbidelli, 1996:
       ``Mean motion resonances as a source of infalling comets on beta Pictoris'',
       Icarus, 120, 358-370.                                                                   (abstract)(pdf)

(24) F. Thomas, A. Morbidelli, 1996:
       ``The Kozai resonance in the outer Solar System and the dynamics of long-period comets'',
       Celest. Mech., 64, 209-229.

(23) A. Morbidelli, F. Thomas, M. Moons, 1995:
       ``The resonant structure  of the Kuiper belt and the dynamics of the first five trans-Neptunian objects'',
       Icarus, 118, 322-340.                                                                                 (pdf)

(22) A. Morbidelli, V.  Zappala, M. Moons, A. Cellino, R. Gonczi, 1995:
       ``Asteroid families close to mean motion resonances: dynamical effects and physical implications'',
       Icarus, 118, 132-154.                                                                                 (pdf)

(21) G.B. Valsecchi, A.  Morbidelli, R. Gonczi, P. Farinella, Ch. Froeschle, C. Froeschle, 1995:
       ``The dynamics of objects in orbits resembling that of P/Encke'',
       Icarus, 118, 169-180.                                                                                 (pdf)

(20) Ch. Froeschle, G. Hahn, R. Gonczi, A. Morbidelli, P. Farinella, 1995:
       ``Secular resonances and the dynamics of Mars-crossing and Near-Earth asteroids.'',
       Icarus, 117, 45-61.                                                                                     (pdf)

(19) A. Morbidelli, A.  Giorgilli, 1995:
      ``On a connection between KAM and Nekhoroshev theorems'',
      Physica D, 86, 514-516.                                                                              (ps.gz)

(18) Z. Knezevic, Ch. Froeschle, A.  Lemaitre, A. Milani, A. Morbidelli, 1995:
       ``Comparison between two thories of asteroid proper elements'',
       Astron. Astrophys., 293, 605-612.                                                (abstract)(ps.gz)

(17) A. Morbidelli, A.  Giorgilli, 1995:
       ``Superexponental stability of KAM tori'',
       Journal Stat. Phys., 78, 1607-1617.                                                            (ps.gz)

(16) M. Moons, A. Morbidelli,  1995:
       ``Secular resonances inside mean-motion commensurabilities: the 4/1, 3/1, 5/2 and 7/3 cases.'',
       Icarus, 114, 33-50.                                                                                      (pdf)

(15) P. Farinella, Ch. Froeschle, C. Froeschle, R. Gonczi, G. Hahn,  A. Morbidelli, G.B. Valsecchi, 1994:
       ``Asteroids falling onto the Sun'',
       Nature, 371, 315-317.

(14) A. Lemaitre, A. Morbidelli,  1994:
       ``Calculation of proper elements for high inclined asteroidal orbits.'',
       Celest. Mech., 60, 29-56.                                                           (abstract)

(13) A. Morbidelli, R.  Gonczi, Ch. Froeschle, P. Farinella, 1993:
       ``Delivery of meteorites trough the nu_6 secular resonance'',
       Astron. Astrophys., 282, 955-979.                                               (abstract)(ps.gz)

(12) A. Morbidelli,  1993:
       ``Asteroid secular resonant proper elements'',
       Icarus, 105, 48-66.                                                                                      (pdf)

(11) A. Morbidelli, Ch. Froeschle, H. Scholl,  1993:
       ``The nu_6 secular resonance near the 2/1 mean motion  commensurability at 3.0-3.2 A.U.'',
       Astron. Astrophys.,  278, 644-653.                                              (abstract)(ps.gz)

(10) J. Henrard, A. Morbidelli,  1993:
       ``Slow crossing of a stochastic layer'',
       Physica D, 68, 187-200.

( 9)  F. Delhaise, A. Morbidelli,  1993:
        ``Luni-Solar effects of geosynchronous Orbits at the critical inclination'' ,
        Celest. Mech.,  57, 155-173.                                                      (abstract)

( 8) A. Morbidelli, M. Moons,  1993:
      ``Secular resonances inside mean motion commensurabilities: the 2/1 and 3/2 cases'',
      Icarus, 102, 316-332.                                                                                   (pdf)

( 7) A. Morbidelli, A. Giorgilli,  1993:
      ``Quantitative perturbation theory by successive elimination of harmonics'',
      Celest. Mech., 55, 131-159.                                                         (abstract)(ps.gz)

( 6) A. Morbidelli,  1993:
       ``On the successive elimination of perturbation harmonics'',
       Celest. Mech., 55, 101-130.                                                        (abstract)

( 5) Ch. Froeschle, A. Morbidelli, H. Scholl,  1991:
       ``Complex dynamical behaviour of the asteroid 2335 James  associated with the secular resonances nu_5 and nu_16: numerical studies and theoretical interpretation'',
       Astron. Astrophys., 24, 553-562.                                                 (abstract)(ps.gz)

( 4) A. Morbidelli, J. Henrard,  1991:
      ``The main secular resonances nu_6, nu_5 and nu_16 in the asteroid belt'',
      Celest. Mech., 51, 169-197.                                                         (abstract)

( 3) A. Morbidelli, J. Henrard,  1991:
       ``Secular resonances in the asteroid belt: theoretical perturbation approach and the problem of their location'',
      Celest. Mech.,  51, 131-167.                                                        (abstract)

( 2) A. Morbidelli, A. Giorgilli,  1990:
      ``On the dynamics in the asteroid belt. Part II: detailed study of the main resonances'',
      Celest. Mech.,  47, 173-204.

( 1) A. Morbidelli, A. Giorgilli, 1990:
      ``On the dynamics in the asteroid belt. Part I: general theory'',
      Celest. Mech.,  47, 145-172.


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