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Uranus Pathfinder: exploring the origins and evolution of Ice Giant planets

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The "Ice Giants" Uranus and Neptune are a different class of planet compared to Jupiter and Saturn. Studying these objects is important for furthering our understanding of the formation and evolution of the planets, and unravelling the fundamental physical and chemical processes in the Solar System. The importance of filling these gaps in our knowledge of the Solar System is particularly acute when trying to apply our understanding to the numerous planetary systems that have been discovered a...

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10.1007/s10686-011-9251-4

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Physics
Sub department:
Atmos Ocean & Planet Physics
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Journal:
EXPERIMENTAL ASTRONOMY
Volume:
33
Issue:
2-3
Pages:
753-791
Publication date:
2012-04-01
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EISSN:
1572-9508
ISSN:
0922-6435
Source identifiers:
329861
Language:
English
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uuid:b62b24d5-8f79-4c6a-9ba8-d3a25173dc1f
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Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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