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A long-term numerical solution for the insolation quantities of the Earth
We present here a new solution for the astronomical computation of the insolation quantities on Earth spanning from -250 Myr to 250 Myr. This solution has been improved with respect to La93 (LaskarExpand
Long term evolution and chaotic diffusion of the insolation quantities of Mars
As the obliquity of Mars is strongly chaotic, it is not possible to give a solution for its evolution over more than a few million years. Using the most recent data for the rotational state of Mars,Expand
The chaotic motion of the solar system: A numerical estimate of the size of the chaotic zones
Abstract In a previous paper (J. Laskar, Nature 338, (237–238)), the chaotic nature of the Solar System excluding Pluto was established by the numerical computation of the maximum Lyapunov exponentExpand
La2010: a new orbital solution for the long-term motion of the Earth
We present here a new solution for the astronomical computation of the orbital motion of the Earth spanning from 0 to −250 Myr. The main improvement with respect to our previous numerical solutionExpand
Stability of the Astronomical Frequencies Over the Earth's History for Paleoclimate Studies
The expected changes over the past 500 million years in the principal astronomical frequencies influencing the Earth's climate may be strong enough to be detectable in the geological records, andExpand
Orbital forcing of the martian polar layered deposits
Since the first images of polar regions on Mars revealed alternating bright and dark layers, there has been speculation that their formation might be tied to the planet's orbital climate forcing. ButExpand
Orbital, precessional, and insolation quantities for the earth from -20 Myr to +10 Myr.
The solution for the precession and obliquity of the Earth, issued from the orbital solution La90 (Laskar 1990) is presented. This solution provides the necessary data for the computation ofExpand
Nominal values for selected solar and planetary quantities: IAU 2015 Resolution B3
In this brief communication we provide the rationale for, and the outcome of the International Astronomical Union (IAU) resolution vote at the XXIX-th General Assembly in Honolulu, Hawaii, in 2015,Expand
The chaotic obliquity of the planets
Numerical study of the global stability of the spin-axis orientation (obliquity) of the planets against secular orbital perturbations shows that all of the terrestrial planets could have experiencedExpand
An extrasolar planetary system with three Neptune-mass planets
Over the past two years, the search for low-mass extrasolar planets has led to the detection of seven so-called ‘hot Neptunes’ or ‘super-Earths’ around Sun-like stars. These planets have masses 5–20Expand