David P Rubincam

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David P Rubincam

  • (AST,SOLID EARTH GEOPHYSICAL STUDIES)
  • 301.614.6464 | 301.614.6522
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 698
  • Greenbelt , MD 20771
  • Employer: NASA
  • Brief Bio

    NASA physicist

    Research Interests

    solar system dynamics

    solar system dynamics

    Current Projects

    Binary asteroids

    the equations of motion and rotation for binary asteroids for second degree gravity fields.

    Positions/Employment

    1976 - 1978

    Lead Analyst in Geophysics

    Wolf Research and Development Group EG & G, Inc., Riverdale, MD

    Teaching Experience

    Teaching Assistant, Physics, University of Maryland, 1970-1972

    Education

    1970 - BS (physics) University of Maryland
    1972 - MS (physics) University of Maryland
    1973 - PhD (physics) University of Maryland

    Professional Societies

    None, 2012 - Present

    Professional Service

    1.  Member, LARES Phase A Study International Working Group, October 1998 - present.

     

    2.  LAGEOS II Project Team, 1988-1992.

     

    3.  LAGEOS III Study Scientist (but satellite never flew).

     

    4.  Member, IAG Special Study Group 2.106, “Determination of Orbits to Centimeter

          Accuracy”, 1987-1988.

     

    5.  Member, IAG Special Study Group 2.130, “Advanced Space Technology:

         Non-gravitational Force Modeling Effects on Satellite Orbits,”

         27 January 1992 - 1 December 1994.



    6.  Planetary Geology & Geophysics Panel, 2009

    Awards

    1. NASA-GSFC Special Act Group Award-LAGEOS II Project Team, 1993.

     

    2.  NASA/GSFC Performance Awards 1987, 1994, 1999, 2000, 2002.

     

    3.  NASA/GSFC Special Act Award 2001.

     

    4.  NASA/GSFC Quality Increase Awards 1982, 1985, 1988, 1989.

     

    3.  Teaching Award, University of Maryland, 1972.

    Grants

    01/01/2001 N/A, N/A

    ;

    Special Experience

    Patent:  Electronic book, no. 4,159,417, June 26, 1979.

    Other Professional Information

    NON-REFEREED PUBLICATIONS

     

    Rubincam, D. P., Via satellite, Physics 3, 100, 2010.

     

    Paddack, S. J., and D. P. Rubincam, Response, Science 317, 898-899, 2007.

     

    Rubincam, D. P., and S. J. Paddack, As Tiny Worlds Turn, Science 316, 211-212, 2007.

     

    Rubincam, D. P., Seeing Red, Outre, [32], Summer, 2003.

     

    Rubincam, D. P., P. D. Lowman, and B. Chovitz, John Aloysius O’Keefe, Physics Today, 54, [6], 76-77, 2001.

     

    Rubincam, D. P., P. D. Lowman, John Aloysius O’Keefe, Bull. Amer. Astron. Soc., 32, [4], 1683-1684, 2000.

     

    Lowman, P. D., and D. P. Rubincam, John A. O’Keefe (1916-2000), Eos [Trans. Amer. Geophys. Union], 82, [5], 55, 2000.

     

    Rubincam, D. P., B. F. Chao, B. G. Bills, and D. D. Rowlands, The incredible shrinking tropics, Sky & Telescope, 95, [6], 36-38, June 1998.

     

    Rubincam, D. P., Tidal friction, in Encyclopedia of Planetary Sciences, pp. 825-828, edited by James H. Shirley and Rhodes W. Fairbridge, Chapman & Hall, London, 1997.

     

    Rubincam, D. P., Asteroid named for Goddard scientist, Goddard News, 1, [7], 2, June 1997.

     

    Rubincam, D. P., Has climate changed the Earth's tilt?, in Research and Technology Report , pp. 192-194, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md., 1996.

     

    Rubincam, D. P., The LAGEOS along-track acceleration: a review, in Relativistic Gravitational Experiments in Space, pp. 195-209, edited by M. Demianski and C. W. F. Everitt, World Scientific, River Edge, New Jersey, 1993.

     

    Rubincam, D. P., For John A. O'Keefe the adventures continue, Goddard News, 42, [11], 6, October 1995.

     

    Rubincam, D. P., and M. Rubincam II, America's foremost early astronomer, Sky & Telescope, 89, [5], 38-41, May 1995.

     

    Rubincam, D. P., and D. D. Rowlands, The night the Titanic went down, Sky & Telescope, 86, [4], 79-83, October 1993.

     

    Rubincam, D. P., and R. Kolenkiewicz, Is a satellite forever?, Astronomy, 21, [5], 5+, February 1993.

     

    Rubincam, D. P., Does an ancient Jewish amulet commemorate the conjunction of 2 B.C.? Skeptical Inquirer, 17, 78-80, Fall 1992.

     

    Rubincam, D. P., Maxwell Parry: Forgotten playwright and aviator, The Torch, 40, [9], 3, July 1992.

     

    Rubincam, D. P., Optical invisibility, Optical Spectra, 15, [12], 10, December 1981.

    Publications

    Refereed

    Rubincam, D. 2011. "Mars seasonal polar caps as a test of the equivalence principle." Phys Rev D 84 (4): 4 [ 10.1103/PhysRevD.84.042001]

    Rubincam, D., and S. Paddack. 2010. "Zero secular torque on asteroids from impinging solar photons in the YORP effect A simple proof." Icarus 209 863-865 [ 10.1016/j.icarus.2010.05.015]

    Rubincam, D. 2010. "Via satellite." Physics 3 100 [10.1103/Physics.3.100]

    Bosco, A., S. Cantone, S. Cantone, et al. G. Delle Monache, M. Franceschi, M. Garattini, T. Napolitano, I. Ciufolini, A. Agneni, F. Graziani, P. Ialongo, A. Lucantoni, A. Paolozzi, I. Peroni, G. Sindoni, G. Bellettini, R. Tauraso, E. Pavlis, D. Currie, D. Rubincam, D. Arnold, R. Matzner, and V. Slabinski. 2007. "Probing gravity in NEO with high-accuracy laser-ranged test masses." Int J Mod Phys 16D 2271-2285 [ 10.1142/S0218271807011322]

    Rubincam, D. 2007. "Orbital YORP and asteroid orbit evolution, with application to Apophis." Icarus 192 460-468 [ 10.1016/j.icarus.2007.07.010]

    Rubincam, D., and S. Paddack. 2007. "As tiny worlds turn." Science 316 211-212 [ 10.1126/science.1141930]

    Paddack, S., and D. Rubincam. 2007. "Response." Science 317 317 898-899

    Bottke, W., D. Vokroulicky, and D. P. Rubincam. 2006. "The Yarkovsky and YORP effects: implications for asteroid dynamics." Ann Rev Earth Planet Sci 34 157-191 [ 10.1146/annurev.earth.34.031405.125154]

    Rubincam, D. 2006. "Saturn's rings, the Yarkovsky effects, and the ring of fire." Icarus 184 532-542 [ 10.1016/j.icarus.2006.05.017]

    Rubincam, D. P. 2004. "Black body temperature, orbital elements, the Milankovitch precession index, and Seversmith psychroterms." Theor Appl Climatol 79 111-131 [ 10.1007/s00704-004-0056-5]

    Rubincam, D. 2003. "Gravitational core-mantle coupling and the acceleration of the Earth." J Geophys Res 108 (B7): 2338 [ 10.1029/2002/B002132]

    Rubincam, D. 2003. "Polar wander on Triton and Pluto due to volatile migration." Icarus 163 (2): 469-478 [ 10.1016/S0019-1035(03)00080-0]

    Bottke, W., D. Vokrouhlicky, D. Rubincam, and M. Broz. 2002. "Dynamical evolution of asteroids and meteoroids using the Yarkovsky effect." in Asteroids III edited by W F Bottke University of Arizona Press Tucson 34 395-408

    Rubincam, D., D. Rowlands, and R. Ray. 2002. "Is asteroid 951 Gaspra in a resonant obliquity state with its spin increasing due to YORP?" J Geophys Res 107 5065 [ 10.1029/2001JE001813]

    Bottke, W., D. Rubincam, and J. Burns. 2000. "Dynamical evolution of main belt meteoroids: numerical simulations incorporating planetary perturbations and Yarkovsky thermal forces." Icarus 145 301-331 [ 10.1006/icar.2000.6361]

    Rubincam, D. 2000. "Radiative spin-up and spin-down of small asteroids." Icarus 148 2-11 [ 10.1006/icar.2000.6485]

    Rubincam, D. 2000. "Pluto and Charon: a case of precession-orbit coupling?" J Geophys Res 105 (E11): 26745-26756 [ 10.1029/2000JE001273]

    Rubincam, D. 1999. "Mars secular obliquity change due to water ice caps." J Geophys Res 104 (E12): 30 [ 10.1029/1999JE001045]

    Rubincam, D. 1998. "Yarkovsky thermal drag on small asteroids and Mars-Earth delivery." J Geophys Res 103 1725-1732 [ 10.1029/97JE03034]

    Rubincam, D., D. Currie, and J. Robbins. 1997. "LAGEOS I once-per-revolution force due to solar heating." J. Geophys. Res. 102 (B1): 585-590 [10.1029/96JB02851]

    Rubincam, D. P. 1996. "Has climate changed the Earth's tilt?" Paleoceanography 10 192-194

    Rubincam, D. 1996. "Reply to comment on Insolation in terms of Earth's orbital parameters." Theor Appl Climatol 53 257-258 [ 10.1007/BF00871742]

    Rubincam, D., B. F. Chao, and P. C. Thomas. 1995. "The gravitational field of Deimos." Icarus 114 63-67

    Rubincam, D. 1995. "Asteroid orbit evolution due to thermal drag." J Geophys Res 100 1585-1594 [ 10.1029/94JE02411]

    Rubincam, D. P., and A. Mallama. 1995. "Terrestrial atmospheric effects on satellite eclipses with application to the acceleration of LAGEOS." J Geophys Res 100 (B10): 20,285-20,290 [ 10.1029/95JB02278]

    Rubincam, D. 1995. "Has climate changed the Earth's tilt?" Paleoceanography 10 (3): 365-372 [ 10.1029/95PA00578]

    Bills, B., and D. P. Rubincam. 1995. "Constraints on density models from radial moments: applications to Earth, Moon, and Mars." J Geophys Res 100 (E12): 305-26 [ 10.1029/95JE02776]

    Rubincam, D. 1994. "Insolation in terms of Earth's orbital parameters." Theor Appl Climatol 48 195-202

    Rubincam, D. 1993. "The obliquity of Mars and climate friction." J Geophys Res 98 (E6): 10827-10832 [ 10.1029/93JE00999]

    Rubincam, D. 1992. "Mars secular obliquity change due to the seasonal polar caps." J Geophys Res 97 2629-1632 [ 10.1029/91JE03119]

    Chao, B., and D. P. Rubincam. 1990. "Variations of Mars gravitational field and rotation due to seasonal CO2 exchange." J Geophys Res 95 (B9): 14 [ 10.1029/JB095iB09p14755]

    Rubincam, D. 1990. "Mars: Change in axial tilt due to climate?" Science 248 720-721

    Rubincam, D. 1990. "Drag on the LAGEOS satellite." J Geophys Res 95 4881-4886 [ 10.1029/JB095iB04p04881]

    Chao, B., and D. P. Rubincam. 1989. "The gravitational field of Phobos." Geophys Res Lett 16 859-862 [ 10.1029/GL016i008p00859]

    Rubincam, D., B. F. Chao, and K. H. Schatten. 1989. "Application of internal gravitational field equations to geophysical measurement of G." J Geophys Res 94 7563-7566 [ 10.1029/JB094iB06p07563]

    Rubincam, D. P., B. F. Chao, K. H. Schatten, and W. W. Sager. 1988. "Non-Newtonian gravity or gravity anomalies?" Eos (Trans Amer Geophys Union) 69 1636 [ 10.1029/88EO01233]

    Rubincam, D. 1988. "Yarkovsky thermal drag on LAGEOS." J Geophys Res 93 13 [ 10.1029/JB093iB11p13805]

    Rubincam, D. P., V. R. Knocke, and S. Blackwell. 1987. "Earth anisotropic reflection and the orbit of LAGEOS." J Geophys Res 92 (11): 11 [ 10.1029/JB092iB11p11662]

    Rubincam, D. 1987. "LAGEOS orbit decay due to infrared radiation from Earth." J Geophys Res 92 (B2): 1287-1294 [ 10.1029/JB092iB02p01287]

    Rubincam, D., and N. R. Weiss. 1986. "Earth albedo and the orbit of LAGEOS." Celest Mech 38 233-296 [ 10.1007/BF01231110]

    Rubincam, D. P. 1986. "Comment on the paper -On the influx of small comets into the Earth's upper atmosphere II Interpretation." Geophys Res Lett 13 (7): 701 [ 10.1029/GL013i007p00701]

    Rubincam, D., and N. R. Weiss. 1985. "The orbit of LAGEOS and solar eclipses." J Geophys Res 90 9399-9402 [ 10.1029/JB090iB11p09399]

    Rubincam, D. 1984. "Postglacial rebound observed by LAGEOS and the effective viscosity of the lower mantle." J Geophys Res 89 1077-1087 [ 10.1029/JB089iB02p01077]

    Rubincam, D. 1982. "Information theory lateral density distribution for Earth inferred from global gravity field." J Geophys Res 87 5541-5552 [ 10.1029/JB087iB07p05541]

    Rubincam, D. 1982. "On the secular decrease in the semimajor axis of LAGEOS's orbit." Celest Mech 26 361-382 [ 10.1007/BF01230417]

    Rubincam, D. 1981. "Latitude and longitude from Van der Grinten grid coordinates." Amer Cartographer 8 177-180

    Rubincam, D. 1980. "Van der Grinten formulae." Amer Cartographer 7 176-177

    Rubincam, D. 1980. "Atmospheric drag as the cause of the secular decrease in the semimajor axis of LAGEOS's orbit." Geophys Res Lett 7 468-470 [ 10.1029/GL007i006p00468]

    Rubincam, D. 1979. "Gravitational potential energy of the Earth: a spherical harmonic approach." J Geophys Res 84 6219-6225 [ 10.1029/JB084iB11p06219]

    Kolenkiewicz, R., D. E. Smith, D. P. Rubincam, P. J. Dunn, and M. H. Torrence. 1977. "Polar motion and Earth tides from laser tracking." Phil Trans R Soc Lond A284 485-494 [ 10.1098/rsta.1977.0024]

    Rubincam, D. 1977. "General relativity and satellite orbits: the motion of a test particle in the Schwarzschild metric." Celest Mech 15 21-33 [ 10.1007/BF01229045]

    Rubincam, D. 1975. "Tidal friction and the early history of the Moon's orbit." J Geophys Res 80 1537-1548 [ 10.1029/JB080i011p01537]

    Non-Refereed

    Rubincam, D. P., and S. J. Paddack. 2007. "As Tiny Worlds Turn." 211-212

    Rubincam, D. P. 2007. "response." Science 317 898-899

    Rubincam, D. P. 2003. "Seeing Red." Outre 32

    Rubincam, D. P., P. D. Lowman, and B. Chovitz. 2001. "Obituary: John Aloysius O'Keefe,." Physics Today 54 (6): 76-77

    Rubincam, D. P., and P. D. Lowman. 2000. "John A O'Keefe(1916-2000)." Eos (Trans Amer Geophys Union) 82 (5): 55

    Rubincam, D. P., and P. D. Lowman. 2000. "Obituary: John Aloysius O'Keefe,." Bull Amer Astron Soc 32 (4): 1683-1684

    Rubincam, D. P., B. F. Chao, B. G. Bills, and D. D. Rowlands. 1998. "The incredible shrinking tropics." Sky & Telescope 95 (6): 36-38

    Rubincam, D. P. 1997. "Asteroid named for Goddard scientist." Goddard News 1 (7): 2

    Rubincam, D. P. 1997. "Tidal Friction." Encyclopedia of Planetary Science 825-828

    Rubincam, D. P., and M. Rubincam. 1995. "America's foremost early astronomer." Sky & Telescope 89 (5): 38-41

    Rubincam, D. P. 1995. "For John A O'Keefe the adventures continue." Goddard News 42 (11): 6

    Rubincam, D. P., and R. Kolenkiewicz. 1993. "Is a satellite forever?" Astronomy 21 (5): 5

    Rubincam, D. P., and D. D. Rowlands. 1993. "The night the Titanic went down." Sky & Telescope 86 (4): 79-83

    Rubincam, D. P. 1993. "The LAGEOS along-track acceleration: a review, in Relativistic Gravitational Experiments in Space."

    Rubincam, D. P. 1992. "Maxwell Perry: Forgotten Playwright and aviator." The Torch 40 (9): 3

    Rubincam, D. P. 1992. "Does an ancient Jewish amulet commemorate the conjunction of 2 BC?" Skeptical Inquirer 17 78-80

    Rubincam, D. P. 1981. "Optical invisibility." Optical Spectra 15 (12): 10

    Talks, Presentations and Posters

    Asteroid Orbit Evolution Due to Thermal Drag (Fall AGU Meeting, 1993)
    10 / 26 / 1993

    Change in Mars' Obliquity Due to Climate? (Spring AGU Meeting, 1990)
    4 / 24 / 1990

    LAGEOS Orbit Decay Due to Infrared Radiation from Earth (Spring AGU Meeting, 1986)
    4 / 22 / 1986

    Postglacial Rebound Observed by LAGEOS and the Effective Viscosity of the Lower Mantle (Spring AGU Meeting, 1983)
    5 / 3 / 1983

    Brief Bio

    NASA physicist

    Refereed

    Rubincam, D. 2011. "Mars seasonal polar caps as a test of the equivalence principle." Phys Rev D 84 (4): 4 [ 10.1103/PhysRevD.84.042001]

    Rubincam, D., and S. Paddack. 2010. "Zero secular torque on asteroids from impinging solar photons in the YORP effect A simple proof." Icarus 209 863-865 [ 10.1016/j.icarus.2010.05.015]

    Rubincam, D. 2010. "Via satellite." Physics 3 100 [10.1103/Physics.3.100]

    Bosco, A., S. Cantone, S. Cantone, et al. G. Delle Monache, M. Franceschi, M. Garattini, T. Napolitano, I. Ciufolini, A. Agneni, F. Graziani, P. Ialongo, A. Lucantoni, A. Paolozzi, I. Peroni, G. Sindoni, G. Bellettini, R. Tauraso, E. Pavlis, D. Currie, D. Rubincam, D. Arnold, R. Matzner, and V. Slabinski. 2007. "Probing gravity in NEO with high-accuracy laser-ranged test masses." Int J Mod Phys 16D 2271-2285 [ 10.1142/S0218271807011322]

    Rubincam, D. 2007. "Orbital YORP and asteroid orbit evolution, with application to Apophis." Icarus 192 460-468 [ 10.1016/j.icarus.2007.07.010]

    Rubincam, D., and S. Paddack. 2007. "As tiny worlds turn." Science 316 211-212 [ 10.1126/science.1141930]

    Paddack, S., and D. Rubincam. 2007. "Response." Science 317 317 898-899

    Bottke, W., D. Vokroulicky, and D. P. Rubincam. 2006. "The Yarkovsky and YORP effects: implications for asteroid dynamics." Ann Rev Earth Planet Sci 34 157-191 [ 10.1146/annurev.earth.34.031405.125154]

    Rubincam, D. 2006. "Saturn's rings, the Yarkovsky effects, and the ring of fire." Icarus 184 532-542 [ 10.1016/j.icarus.2006.05.017]

    Rubincam, D. P. 2004. "Black body temperature, orbital elements, the Milankovitch precession index, and Seversmith psychroterms." Theor Appl Climatol 79 111-131 [ 10.1007/s00704-004-0056-5]

    Rubincam, D. 2003. "Gravitational core-mantle coupling and the acceleration of the Earth." J Geophys Res 108 (B7): 2338 [ 10.1029/2002/B002132]

    Rubincam, D. 2003. "Polar wander on Triton and Pluto due to volatile migration." Icarus 163 (2): 469-478 [ 10.1016/S0019-1035(03)00080-0]

    Bottke, W., D. Vokrouhlicky, D. Rubincam, and M. Broz. 2002. "Dynamical evolution of asteroids and meteoroids using the Yarkovsky effect." in Asteroids III edited by W F Bottke University of Arizona Press Tucson 34 395-408

    Rubincam, D., D. Rowlands, and R. Ray. 2002. "Is asteroid 951 Gaspra in a resonant obliquity state with its spin increasing due to YORP?" J Geophys Res 107 5065 [ 10.1029/2001JE001813]

    Bottke, W., D. Rubincam, and J. Burns. 2000. "Dynamical evolution of main belt meteoroids: numerical simulations incorporating planetary perturbations and Yarkovsky thermal forces." Icarus 145 301-331 [ 10.1006/icar.2000.6361]

    Rubincam, D. 2000. "Radiative spin-up and spin-down of small asteroids." Icarus 148 2-11 [ 10.1006/icar.2000.6485]

    Rubincam, D. 2000. "Pluto and Charon: a case of precession-orbit coupling?" J Geophys Res 105 (E11): 26745-26756 [ 10.1029/2000JE001273]

    Rubincam, D. 1999. "Mars secular obliquity change due to water ice caps." J Geophys Res 104 (E12): 30 [ 10.1029/1999JE001045]

    Rubincam, D. 1998. "Yarkovsky thermal drag on small asteroids and Mars-Earth delivery." J Geophys Res 103 1725-1732 [ 10.1029/97JE03034]

    Rubincam, D., D. Currie, and J. Robbins. 1997. "LAGEOS I once-per-revolution force due to solar heating." J. Geophys. Res. 102 (B1): 585-590 [10.1029/96JB02851]

    Rubincam, D. P. 1996. "Has climate changed the Earth's tilt?" Paleoceanography 10 192-194

    Rubincam, D. 1996. "Reply to comment on Insolation in terms of Earth's orbital parameters." Theor Appl Climatol 53 257-258 [ 10.1007/BF00871742]

    Rubincam, D., B. F. Chao, and P. C. Thomas. 1995. "The gravitational field of Deimos." Icarus 114 63-67

    Rubincam, D. 1995. "Asteroid orbit evolution due to thermal drag." J Geophys Res 100 1585-1594 [ 10.1029/94JE02411]

    Rubincam, D. P., and A. Mallama. 1995. "Terrestrial atmospheric effects on satellite eclipses with application to the acceleration of LAGEOS." J Geophys Res 100 (B10): 20,285-20,290 [ 10.1029/95JB02278]

    Rubincam, D. 1995. "Has climate changed the Earth's tilt?" Paleoceanography 10 (3): 365-372 [ 10.1029/95PA00578]

    Bills, B., and D. P. Rubincam. 1995. "Constraints on density models from radial moments: applications to Earth, Moon, and Mars." J Geophys Res 100 (E12): 305-26 [ 10.1029/95JE02776]

    Rubincam, D. 1994. "Insolation in terms of Earth's orbital parameters." Theor Appl Climatol 48 195-202

    Rubincam, D. 1993. "The obliquity of Mars and climate friction." J Geophys Res 98 (E6): 10827-10832 [ 10.1029/93JE00999]

    Rubincam, D. 1992. "Mars secular obliquity change due to the seasonal polar caps." J Geophys Res 97 2629-1632 [ 10.1029/91JE03119]

    Chao, B., and D. P. Rubincam. 1990. "Variations of Mars gravitational field and rotation due to seasonal CO2 exchange." J Geophys Res 95 (B9): 14 [ 10.1029/JB095iB09p14755]

    Rubincam, D. 1990. "Mars: Change in axial tilt due to climate?" Science 248 720-721

    Rubincam, D. 1990. "Drag on the LAGEOS satellite." J Geophys Res 95 4881-4886 [ 10.1029/JB095iB04p04881]

    Chao, B., and D. P. Rubincam. 1989. "The gravitational field of Phobos." Geophys Res Lett 16 859-862 [ 10.1029/GL016i008p00859]

    Rubincam, D., B. F. Chao, and K. H. Schatten. 1989. "Application of internal gravitational field equations to geophysical measurement of G." J Geophys Res 94 7563-7566 [ 10.1029/JB094iB06p07563]

    Rubincam, D. P., B. F. Chao, K. H. Schatten, and W. W. Sager. 1988. "Non-Newtonian gravity or gravity anomalies?" Eos (Trans Amer Geophys Union) 69 1636 [ 10.1029/88EO01233]

    Rubincam, D. 1988. "Yarkovsky thermal drag on LAGEOS." J Geophys Res 93 13 [ 10.1029/JB093iB11p13805]

    Rubincam, D. P., V. R. Knocke, and S. Blackwell. 1987. "Earth anisotropic reflection and the orbit of LAGEOS." J Geophys Res 92 (11): 11 [ 10.1029/JB092iB11p11662]

    Rubincam, D. 1987. "LAGEOS orbit decay due to infrared radiation from Earth." J Geophys Res 92 (B2): 1287-1294 [ 10.1029/JB092iB02p01287]

    Rubincam, D., and N. R. Weiss. 1986. "Earth albedo and the orbit of LAGEOS." Celest Mech 38 233-296 [ 10.1007/BF01231110]

    Rubincam, D. P. 1986. "Comment on the paper -On the influx of small comets into the Earth's upper atmosphere II Interpretation." Geophys Res Lett 13 (7): 701 [ 10.1029/GL013i007p00701]

    Rubincam, D., and N. R. Weiss. 1985. "The orbit of LAGEOS and solar eclipses." J Geophys Res 90 9399-9402 [ 10.1029/JB090iB11p09399]

    Rubincam, D. 1984. "Postglacial rebound observed by LAGEOS and the effective viscosity of the lower mantle." J Geophys Res 89 1077-1087 [ 10.1029/JB089iB02p01077]

    Rubincam, D. 1982. "Information theory lateral density distribution for Earth inferred from global gravity field." J Geophys Res 87 5541-5552 [ 10.1029/JB087iB07p05541]

    Rubincam, D. 1982. "On the secular decrease in the semimajor axis of LAGEOS's orbit." Celest Mech 26 361-382 [ 10.1007/BF01230417]

    Rubincam, D. 1981. "Latitude and longitude from Van der Grinten grid coordinates." Amer Cartographer 8 177-180

    Rubincam, D. 1980. "Van der Grinten formulae." Amer Cartographer 7 176-177

    Rubincam, D. 1980. "Atmospheric drag as the cause of the secular decrease in the semimajor axis of LAGEOS's orbit." Geophys Res Lett 7 468-470 [ 10.1029/GL007i006p00468]

    Rubincam, D. 1979. "Gravitational potential energy of the Earth: a spherical harmonic approach." J Geophys Res 84 6219-6225 [ 10.1029/JB084iB11p06219]

    Kolenkiewicz, R., D. E. Smith, D. P. Rubincam, P. J. Dunn, and M. H. Torrence. 1977. "Polar motion and Earth tides from laser tracking." Phil Trans R Soc Lond A284 485-494 [ 10.1098/rsta.1977.0024]

    Rubincam, D. 1977. "General relativity and satellite orbits: the motion of a test particle in the Schwarzschild metric." Celest Mech 15 21-33 [ 10.1007/BF01229045]

    Rubincam, D. 1975. "Tidal friction and the early history of the Moon's orbit." J Geophys Res 80 1537-1548 [ 10.1029/JB080i011p01537]

    Non-Refereed

    Rubincam, D. P., and S. J. Paddack. 2007. "As Tiny Worlds Turn." 211-212

    Rubincam, D. P. 2007. "response." Science 317 898-899

    Rubincam, D. P. 2003. "Seeing Red." Outre 32

    Rubincam, D. P., P. D. Lowman, and B. Chovitz. 2001. "Obituary: John Aloysius O'Keefe,." Physics Today 54 (6): 76-77

    Rubincam, D. P., and P. D. Lowman. 2000. "John A O'Keefe(1916-2000)." Eos (Trans Amer Geophys Union) 82 (5): 55

    Rubincam, D. P., and P. D. Lowman. 2000. "Obituary: John Aloysius O'Keefe,." Bull Amer Astron Soc 32 (4): 1683-1684

    Rubincam, D. P., B. F. Chao, B. G. Bills, and D. D. Rowlands. 1998. "The incredible shrinking tropics." Sky & Telescope 95 (6): 36-38

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