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Icy Satellites: Interior Structure, Dynamics, and Evolution  

Francis Nimmo

Online publication date:
Jun 2018
This article consists of three sections. The first discusses how we determine satellite internal structures and what we know about them. The primary probes of internal structure are ... More

The Interiors of Jupiter and Saturn  

Ravit Helled

Online publication date:
Jun 2019
Probing the interiors of the gaseous giant planets in our solar system is not an easy task. It requires a set of accurate measurements combined with theoretical models that are used to ... More

Planetary Magnetic Fields  

Ulrich R. Christensen

This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Encyclopedia of Planetary Science. Please check back later for the full article. The ... More

Tectonism of Mercury  

Paul K. Byrne

Online publication date:
May 2019
Mercury, like its inner Solar System planetary neighbors Venus, Mars, and the Moon, shows no evidence of having ever undergone plate tectonics. Nonetheless, the innermost planet boasts a ... More