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2022-01-19: How To Build The Universe in a Computer

  • 08:08: All of these processes are key parts of galaxy evolution and of star and planet formation, and so we’d better be able to simulate this too.
  • 08:45: ... flows of gas in galaxies and around quasars, used to simulate star and planet formation,   and even star and planet destruction  in collisions or ...

2018-01-31: Kronos: Devourer Of Worlds

  • 07:02: Well, computer simulations of planet formation do show that planets can fall into their home stars.
  • 07:30: And it may also reveal other planet-eating stars, which will shed light on the whole planet formation process.

2017-12-13: The Origin of 'Oumuamua, Our First Interstellar Visitor

  • 06:28: In planet formation models, lots of chunks of matter, and even some planets, get ejected from the relatively violent protoplanetary disk.

2015-02-11: What Planet Is Super Mario World?

  • 05:12: Now, though the jury is still out, most models of planet formation also suggest that it's hard to have both a high g and a solid surface.
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