Solar Systems in the Making
Lecture no. 7 from the course: The Life and Death of Stars
Taught by Professor Keivan G. Stassun | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
Follow the formation of newborn planets as they jockey for position close to their parent stars. Computer simulations show how some planets can be ejected out of their solar systems. Such models suggest that our sun and its planetary system might have looked markedly different in the past than it does now.