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Andrew Shannon

Andrew Shannon

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  • Research Associate and CEHW Fellow
420 Davey Lab
University Park, PA 16802
Email: abs46@psu.edu
Phone: (814) 863-7346

Education

  1. B.Sc., Physics, University of Waterloo, 2005
  2. Ph.D., Astronomy & Astrophyics, University of Toronto, 2012

Selected Publications

Wyatt, M.C, Bonsor, A., Jackson, A.P., Marino, S., & Shannon, A.,``How to design a planetary system for different scattering outcomes: giant impact sweet spot, maximizing exocomets, scattered discs'', Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 464, 3385 (2017)

Shannon, A., Bonsor, A., Kral, Q., & Matthews, E. ``The unseen planets of double belt debris disk systems'', Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society: Letters, 462L, 116, (2016)

Smullen, R., Kratter, K. & Shannon, A., ``Planet Scattering Around Binaries: Ejections, Not Collisions'', Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 461, 1288, (2016)

Shannon, A., Wu, Y., & Lithwick, Y., ``Forming the Cold Classical Kuiper Belt in a light disk'', The Astrophysical Journal, 818, 175, (2016)

Shannon, A., Mustill, A., & Wyatt, M.,``Capture and evolution of dust in planetary mean-motion resonances: a fast, semi-analytic method for generating resonantly trapped disc images'', Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society}, 448, 684, (2015)

Shannon, A., Wu, Y., & Lithwick, Y. ``Conglomeration of Kilometer-sized Planetesimals", The Astrophysical Journal, 801, 15, (2015)

Shannon, A., Jackson, A., Veras, D., & Wyatt, M.,``Eight billion asteroids in the Oort cloud'', Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 446, 2059, (2015)

Veras, D., Shannon, A., & Gänsicke, B., ``Hydrogen delivery onto white dwarfs from remnant exo-Oort cloud comets'', Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 445, 4175, (2014)

Shannon, A., Clarke, C., & Wyatt, M.,``Dancing with the stars: formation of the Fomalhaut triple system and its effect on the debris discs", Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 442, 142, (2014)

Kratter, K. & Shannon, A.,``Planet packing in circumbinary systems", Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 437, 3727, (2014)

Shannon, A. & Wu, Y., ``Planetesimals in Debris Disks of Sun-like Stars", The Astrophysical Journal, 739, 36, (2011)

Research Interests

Planet Formation; Debris Disk Evolution; Small Solar System Bodies

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