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Megan Pickett

Lawrence University
Physics
(920) 993-6269
megan.pickett@lawrence.edu
The Origins of Extrasolar Planets
I study the origins of Solar Systems, with a focus on 3D hydrodynamic simulations of protoplanetary disks. I am particularly interested in investigating the formation of Jupiter-like gas giant planets through gravitational instabilities in self-gravitating disks.
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