Simone Marchi

Genre/Medium: Lost-wax cast pewter model

This pewter model roughly has the overall shape of Psyche, as inferred from radar observations. On top, I added a bunch of cool surface features, such as craters, ridges, and cracks. For these features I was inspired by the results of high velocity impact experiments that I performed using iron meteorites as targets. I really wonder if Psyche will look like my model!

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Date Added: 04-03-2019
Credit: Simone Marchi