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When giants roamed

An early epoch of planetary migration could explain the current orbits of the giant planets, the origin of Jupiter's Trojans, and an intense bombardment of the early Solar System with a shower of asteroids and comets.

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Figure 1: Cosmic billiards.

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Hahn, J. When giants roamed. Nature 435, 432–433 (2005). https://doi.org/10.1038/435432a

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