• Electrical conductivity of Mercury: implication on formation and evolution.
    Verhoeven O., Tarits P., Vacher P., Rivoldini A., and Van Hoolst T., Planet. Space Sci., 57(3), pp. 296-305, 2010.
  • Analytical model of the long-period forced longitude librations of Mercury.
    Yseboodt M., Margot J.L., and Peale S., Icarus, 207, pp. 53, 2010.
  • A Relativistic Motion Integrator: numerical accuracy and illustration with BepiColombo and Mars-NEXT.
    Hees A. and Pireaux S.,Relativity in Fundamental Astronomy: Dynamics, Reference Frames, and Data Analysis, Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union, IAU Symposium, Volume 261, pp. 14, 2010.
  • East-west faults due to planetary contraction
    Beuthe M., 2010, Icarus, 209, pp. 795-817, 2010.


  • Resonant forcing of Mercury's libration in longitude.
    Peale S.J., Margot J.L., and Yseboodt M., Icarus, 199, pp. 1-8, 2009.
  • The interior structure of Mercury and its core sulfur content. Rivoldini A., Van Hoolst T., and Verhoeven O., Icarus, 201(1), pp. 12-30, 2009.


  • Planetary perturbations on Mercury's libration in longitude.
    Dufey J., Lemaître A., and Rambaux N., Celest. Mech. Dyn. Astr., 101(1-2), pp. 141-157, 2008.
  • Thin elastic shells with variable thickness for lithospheric flexure of one-plate planets.
    Beuthe M., Geophys. J. Int., 172(2), pp. 817-841, 2008.
  • Mars and Mercury rotation variations from altimetry crossover data: Feasibility study.
    Rosat S., Rosenblatt P., Trinh A., and Dehant V., J. Geophys. Res. (Planets), 113(E12), 2008.


  • The BepiColombo Laser Altimeter (BELA): concept and baseline design.
    Thomas N., Spohn T., Barriot J.P., Benz W., Beutler G., Christensen U., Dehant V., Fallnich C., Giardini D., Groussin O., Gunderson K., Hauber E., Hilchenbach M., Iess L., Jorda L., Lamy P., Lara L.-M., Lognonné P., Lopez-Moreno J.J., Michaelis H., Oberst J., Resendes D., Rodrigo R., Sasaki S., Seiferlin K., Wieczorek M., Whitby J., 2007, Planet. Space Sci., 55, pp. 1398-1413, 2007.
  • PInertial core-mantle coupling and libration of Mercury.
    Rambaux N., Van Hoolst T., Dehant V., and Bois E., 2007, Astron. Astrophys., 468(2), pp. 711-719, DOI: 10.1051/0004-6361:200, 974.
  • Long Period Forcing of Mercury's Libration in Longitude.
    Peale S.J., Yseboodt M., and Margot J.L., 2007, Icarus, 187, pp. 365–373, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2006.1, 028.
  • The rotation of the terrestrial planets.
    Van Hoolst T., 2007, Treatise on Geophysics, Volume 10 ‘Planets and Moons' , pp. 123-164, DOI: 10.1007/s11214-007-9, 2-6.
  • Information on interior structure of the terrestrial planets from their rotation.
    Dehant V. and Van Hoolst T., 2007, in: Proc. Workshop organized in honour of Prof. J. Henrard at the occasion of his retirement, 'Rotation of celestial bodies' , Namur, 1st and 2d of December 2005, pp, 1-7.
  • Modelling the electrical conductivity of iron-rich minerals for planetary applications.
    Vacher P. and Verhoeven O., 2007, Planet. Space Science, 55, DOI: 10.1016/j.pss.2006.1, 003.
  • Mercury's interior structure, rotation, and tides.
    Van Hoolst T., Sohl F., Holin I., Dehant V., and Spohn T., 2007, in: Mercury, ISSI workshop Bern, Switzerland, June 2006, Space Science Reviews, 132(2-4), pp. 20, 227.
  • On the oscillations in Mercury's obliquity.
    Bois E. and Rambaux N., 2007, Icarus, 192(2), pp. 30, 317.
  • Coupled rotational motion of Mercury.
    Rambaux N., Lemaître A., and D'Hoedt S., 2007, Astron. Astrophys., 470, pp. 74, 747..


  • Evolution of Mercury's obliquity.
    Yseboodt M. and Margot J.L., 2006,, Icarus, 181, pp. 327-337, DOI: 10.1016/j.icarus.2005.1, 024.
  • Gravity, rotation, and interior of the terrestrial planets from planetary geodesy.
    Dehant V. and Van Hoolst T., 2006,, in: Proc. IAG-IAPSO-IABO General Assembly on ‘Dynamic planet' , Cairns, Australia, Chapter 124, 88, 894.
  • (SC)RMI: A (S)emi-(C)lassical (R)elativistic (M)otion (I)ntegrator, to model the orbits of space probes around the Earth and other planets.
    Pireaux S., Barriot J.P., and Rosenblatt P., 2006,, Acta Astronautica, 59, pp. 517-523, DOI: 10.1016/j.actaastro.2006.0, 006..
  • Mercury's Rotation: The four equilibria of the Hamiltonian model.
    D'Hoedt S., Lemaître A., and Rambaux N., 2006,, Celest. Mech. Dyn. Astron., 96, pp. 25, 258.
  • The 3:2 spin-orbit resonant motion of Mercury.
    Lemaître A., D'Hoedt S., and Rambaux N., 2006,, Celest. Mech. Dyn. Astron., 95, pp. 21, 224.


  • Theory of Mercury's spin-orbit motion and analysis of its main librations.
    Rambaux N. and Bois E., 2004,, Astron. Astrophys., 413, pp. 381-393, DOI: 10.1051/0004-6361:200, 446.


  • Mercury's tides and interior structure.
    Van Hoolst T., and C. Jacobs, 2003,, J. Geophys. Res. (Planets), 108, DOI: 10.1029/2003JE0, 126.


  • Influence of triaxiality and second-order terms in flattenings on the rotation of terrestrial planets: I. Formalism and rotational normal modes.
    Van Hoolst T. and Dehant V, 2002,, Phys. Earth planet. Inter., 134, pp. , -33.
  • Analytical Development of Rigid Mercury Nutation Series.
    Carpentier G. and Roosbeek F., 2002,, Celestial Mechanics and Dynamics Astronomy, 2202, pp., -14.