Universe  ID: 4317

Exoplanet Disks In Formation

These visualizations were developed using a simulation run from the SMACK (Superparticle-Method Algorithm for Collisions in Kuiper belts) code.
 

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Visualization Credits

Tom Bridgman (GST): Lead Visualizer
Erika Nesvold (UMBC): Scientist
Marc Kuchner (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
Scott Wiessinger (USRA): Producer
Francis Reddy (Syneren Technologies): Writer
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Science Paper:
A SMACK Model of Colliding Planetesimals and Dust in the β Pictoris Debris Disk: Thermal Radiation and Scattered Light

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Keywords:
SVS >> Simulation
SVS >> Astrophysics
SVS >> Space
NASA Science >> Universe
SVS >> Exoplanet