Peer-reviewed publications

  1. The shock physics of giant impacts: Key requirements for the equations of state.
    Stewart, S. T., E. J. Davies, M. S. Duncan, S. J. Lock, S. Root, J. P. Townsend, R. G. Kraus, R. Caracas and S. B. Jacobsen. 21st Biennial APS Conference on Shock Compression of Condensed Matter (SCCM19), in press. ArXiv preprint

  2. The energy budgets of giant impacts.
    Carter, P. J., S. J. Lock and S. T. Stewart. JGR: Planets 125, e2019JE006042, doi: 10.1029/2019JE006042, 2020. ArXiv preprint

  3. The energy budget and figure of Earth during recovery from the Moon-forming giant impact.
    Lock, S. J., S. T. Stewart and M. Ćuk. EPSL 530, pp 115885, doi: 10.1016/J.EPSL.2019.115885, 2020. ArXiv preprint

  4. Giant impacts stochastically change the internal pressures of terrestrial planets.
    Lock, S. J. and S. T. Stewart. Science Advances 5, eaav3746, doi: 10.1126/sciadv.aav3746, 2019.

  5. The origin of the Moon within a terrestrial synestia
    Lock, S. J., S. T. Stewart, M. I. Petaev, Z. M. Leinhardt, M. T. Mace, S. B. Jacobsen and M. Ćuk. JGR: Planets 123, pp 910-951, doi:10.1002/2017JE005333, 2018. ArXiv preprint
  6. The structure of terrestrial bodies: Impact heating, corotation limits and synestias
    Lock, S. J. and S. T. Stewart. JGR: Planets 122, pp 950-982, doi:10.1002/2016JE005239, 2017. ArXiv preprint
  7. Tidal evolution of the Moon from a high-obliquity, high-angular-momentum Earth
    Ćuk, M., D. Hamilton, Lock, S. J. and S. T. Stewart. Nature 539, pp402-406, doi:10.1038/nature19846, 2016.

In progress

  1. The lithophile element budget of Earth's core.
    Chidester, B. A., S. J. Lock, Z. Rahman, K. Righter and A. J. Campbell. In revision.

  2. Geochemical constraints on the origin of the Moon and preservation of ancient terrestrial heterogeneities
    Lock, S. J., K. R. Bermingham, R. Parai, and M. Boyet. In review.

  3. Origin of the Earth and Moon.
    Canup, R. M., K. Righter, N. Dauphas, K. Pahlevan, M. Ćuk, S. J. Lock, S. T. Stewart, J. Salmon, R. Rufu, M. Nakajima, and T. Magna. New views of the Moon II. In review.

  4. The formation of chondrites by vaporizing collisions between planetesimals.
    Stewart, S. T., P. J. Carter, E. J. Davies, S. J. Lock, R. G. Kraus, S. Root, M. I. Petaev and S. B. Jacobsen. Submitted.

  5. Constraints on lunar interior structure from combined geochemical and geophysical modeling.
    Haviland, H. F., P. M. Bremner, A. Mallik, M. R. Diamond, S. Panovska, S. J. Lock, A. Shahar, W. R. Panero, H. Jiménez-Pérez, U. Faul and P. Lognonné. Submitted.

  6. Mars as a remnant planetary embryo that survived the giant impact phase
    E. V. Quintana, T. Barclay, S. J. Lock, S. T. Stewart, J. E. Chambers, J. J. Lissauer. Submitted.

  7. Atmospheric loss by giant impacts: A stochastic process in planet formation
    Lock, S. J., S. T. Stewart and S. Mukhopadhyay. In prep.

Other publications

  1. HERCULESv1_user: HERCULES planetary structure code (Version v1.0.0).
    Lock, S. J. Zenodo, http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3509365, 2019.

  2. Equation of State Model Forsterite-ANEOS-SLVTv1.0G1: Documentation and Comparisons (Version v1.0.0).
    Stewart, S. T., E. J. Davies, M. S. Duncan, Megan, S. J. Lock, S. Root, J. P. Townsend, and S. B. Jacobsen. Zenodo, http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3478631, 2019.

  3. Origin Story.
    Lock, S. J., and S. T. Stewart. Scientific American, CCCXX, 7, 2019.

  4. Making the Moon: The legacy of Apollo.
    Lock, S. J. The Geographer, Summer, 2019.

  5. A new theory of how the Moon formed.
    Lock, S. J. Scientific American, 2017.

Selected conference proceedings

Student advisees underlined.

  1. Giant impacts between rotating bodies in an Eulerian code.
    Pepper, A. C., S. J. Lock, E. J. Davies, S. T. Stewart. Lunar & Planet. Sci. Conf. 50, Abs. 3228, 2019.
  2. Collapsing impact vapor plume model for chondrule and chondrite formation.
    Stewart, S. T., P. J. Carter, E. J. Davies, S. J. Lock, R. G. Kraus, S. Root, M. I. Petaev, S. B. Jacobsen. Lunar & Planet. Sci. Conf. 50, Abs. 1251, 2019.
  3. Size distribution of chondrules set by droplet breakup and coupling during vaporizing collisions in the nebula.
    Lock, S. J., S. T. Stewart, P. J. Carter, E. J. Davies, M. I. Petaev, S. B. Jacobsen. Lunar & Planet. Sci. Conf. 50, Abs. 1783, 2019.
  4. Raining a magma ocean: Thermodynamics of rocky planets after giant impacts.
    Stewart, S. T., S. J. Lock , R. Caracas. Lunar & Planet. Sci. Conf. 49 , Abs. 1708, 2018.
  5. Lunar accretion after a high-energy, high-angular momentum giant impact.
    Hollyday, G. O., S. T. Stewart, Z. M. Leinhardt, P. J. Carter and S. J. Lock . Lunar & Planet. Sci. Conf. 48, Abs. 2606, 2017.
  6. A new model for lunar origin: Equilibration with Earth beyond the hot spin stability limit
    Lock, S. J., S. T. Stewart, M. I. Petaev, Z. M. Leinhardt, M. T. Mace, S. B. Jacobsen and M. Ćuk. Lunar & Planet. Sci. Conf. 47, Abs. 2881, 2016
  7. A hot spin stability limit for terrestrial planets
    Lock, S. J. and S. T. Stewart. Lunar & Planet. Sci. Conf. 47, Abs. 2856, 2016
  8. Lunar origin beyond the hot spin stability limit: Stable isotopic fractionation
    Huang, S., M. I. Petaev, W. Wang, S. J. Lock, Z. Wu, S. T. Stewart and S. B. Jacobsen. Lunar & Planet. Sci. Conf. 47, Abs. 2261, 2016
  9. Testing models of the Moon's origin, III: Phase diagram of a proto-Lunar disk and condensation of trace elements.
    Petaev, M. I., S. B. Jacobsen, S. Huang, S. J. Lock and S. T. Stewart. Lunar & Planet. Sci. Conf. 47 , Abs. 2468, 2016.
  10. Mercury Impact Origin Hypothesis Survives the Volatile Crisis: Implications for Terrestrial Planet Formation.
    Stewart, S. T., S. J. Lock , M. I. Petaev, S. B. Jacobsen, G. Sarid, Z. M. Leinhardt, S. Mukhopadhyay and M. Humayun. Lunar & Planet. Sci. Conf. 47, Abs. 2954, 2016.
  11. The thermal states of accreting planets: From Mars-like embryos to a MAD Earth.
    Stewart, S. T., and S. J. Lock. AGU Fall Meeting, Abs. MR21D-02, 2015.
  12. How much of the Mantle Melts in a Giant Impact?
    Stewart, S. T., S. J. Lock and S. Mukhopadhyay. Lunar & Planet. Sci. Conf. 46, Abs. 2263, 2015.
  13. The Post-Impact State of the Moon-Forming Giant Impact: Favorable Aspects of High-Angular Momentum Models.
    Lock, S. J., S. T. Stewart, Z. M. Leinhardt, M. T. Mace, and M. Ćuk. Lunar & Planet. Sci. Conf. 46, Abs. 2193, 2015.
  14. Partial atmospheric loss and partial mantle melting during the giant impact stage of planet formation
    Stewart, S. T., S. J. Lock and S. Mukhopadhyay. AGU Fall Meeting, Abs. P44A-06, 2014
  15. Was the atmosphere lost during the Moon-forming giant impact?
    Lock, S. J., S. T. Stewart and S. Mukhopadhyay. Lunar & Planet. Sci. Conf. 45, Abs. 2843, 2014
  16. Atmospheric loss and volatile fractionation during giant impacts
    Stewart, S. T., S. J. Lock and S. Mukhopadhyay. Lunar & Planet. Sci. Conf. 45, Abs. 2869, 2014
  17. Atmospheric loss during high angular momentum giant impacts
    Lock, S. J. and S. T. Stewart. Lunar & Planet. Sci. Conf. 44, Abs. 2608, 2013

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