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The Harmony That Keeps Trappist‑1’s 7 Earth-size Worlds From Colliding

May 10, 2017

New York Times | May 10, 2017

In Feb­ru­ary, astronomers announced the dis­cov­ery of a near­by star with sev­en Earth-size plan­ets. Now new research from Daniel Tamayo, a post­doc­tor­al researcher at U of T Scar­bor­ough pro­vides an expla­na­tion for the dynam­ics of how this plan­e­tary sys­tem could have formed and remained in sta­ble har­mo­ny over bil­lions of years. Read more.