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Studenterkollokvium - Daniel Mikkola: Planet Migration

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Torsdag 10. december 2015,  kl. 08:15 - 09:00


Fys. Aud.

Planet Migration

Daniel Mikkola

Vejleder: Simon Albrecht

Torsdag den 10. december kl. 08.15
Fysisk Auditorium

Prior to exoplanets, planet formation was believed to create close-in rocky planets and far-out gas giants. Since 1995 many 'hot Jupiters' have been detected. These are giant planets orbiting very close to their host stars and whose existence contradicts planet formation. Here I will discuss theories which aim at consolidating observations and theory. In particlar I will focus on theories which invoke planetdisk interactions to explain the observed planet populations. I discuss the successes and challenges of these theories.