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Title: Statistical Mechanics and Dynamics of the Outer Solar System.I. The Jupiter/Saturn Zone
Authors: Grazier, K. R.
Newman, W. I.
Kaula, W. M.
Hyman, J. M.
Issue Date: 1996
Abstract: We report on numerical simulations designed to understand how the solar system evolved through a winnowing of planetesimals accreeted from the early solar nebula. This sorting process is driven by the energy and angular momentum and continues to the present day. We reconsider the existence and importance of stable niches in the Jupiter/Saturn Zone using greatly improved numerical techniques based on high-order optimized multi-step integration schemes coupled to roundoff error minimizing methods.
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