Jupiter's unknown journey revealed

March 25, 2019 - General

It is known that gas giants around other stars are often located very near their sun. According to accepted theory, these gas planets were formed far away and subsequently migrated to an orbit closer to the star.

Jupiter was formed four times further from the sun than its current position would indicate,
according to a new simulation [Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech]Now researchers from Lund University and other institutions have used…

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