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Astronomer discusses Solar System evolution with BBCs Sky at Night

A University of Leicester astronomer has appeared on the BBC's Sky at Night programme to talk about how the early Solar System was formed.

Dr Richard Alexander from our Department of Physic and Astronomy was interviewed by regular Sky at Night presenter Maggie Aderin-Pocock about how computer models have been used to provide insights into how our Solar System developed. Using the Nice Model, he explained how the dynamic evolution of the Solar System occurred.

You can watch his interview in full on YouTube:

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