A3_3 Did the Solar System’s Ice Giants drift outwards?

Liam Ryan, Dennis Karazhov, Tim Booth



This article investigates whether it was possible for Uranus and Neptune to have migrated outwards from an orbit much closer than that where they currently are. There is a strong chance it could have occurred providing the surface density of planetesimals in the disk was continuous and sufficiently high.

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