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Pedro Lacerda

Dr Pedro Lacerda

Dr Pedro Lacerda

Research Fellow

Interests and expertise (Subject groups)

Grants awarded

Extreme Objects in the Outer Solar System

Scheme: Newton International Fellowships

Organisation: Queen's University of Belfast

Dates: Feb 2009-Jan 2011

Value: £100,080

Summary: I study physical properties of small solar system objects, namely Kuiper belt objects, Centaurs, comets, and Trojan and main-belt asteroids. In particular I am interested in the rotational properties of these bodies and what can be learned from them, and on the interrelationships between different populations.

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