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Uranus and Neptune: Origin, Evolution and Internal Structure

@inproceedings{Helled2019UranusAN,
  title={Uranus and Neptune: Origin, Evolution and Internal Structure},
  author={Ravit Helled and Nadine Nettelmann and Tristan Guillot},
  year={2019}
}
There are still many open questions regarding the nature of Uranus and Neptune, the outermost planets in the Solar System. In this review we summarize the current-knowledge about Uranus and Neptune with a focus on their composition and internal structure, formation including potential subsequent giant impacts, and thermal evolution. We present key open questions and discuss the uncertainty in the internal structures of the planets due to the possibility of non-adiabatic and inhomogeneous… CONTINUE READING

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