Valerio Carruba

Valeriao Carruba is an Associate Professor at Sao Paulo State University in the Department of Mathematics. His experience is in Astronomy, with a focus on asteroid dynamics. He received his Ph.D. in Astronomy from Cornell University in 2004. The asteroid "10741 valeriocarruba" is named after him.

How Asteroid Families Interact With Secular Resonances

Large asteroid families are usually the product of a collision between two bodies. Fragments of the parent body are ejected with terminal ejection velocities that are of the order of its escape velocity, which is usually only a small fraction […]