The Dynamics of the Kuiper belt
(Southwest Research Institute)
Collaborators: Martin Duncan, Luke Dones, Ed Thommes, & Alan Stern.
The Kuiper belt represents the fossil record of outer planet formation. Thus, it can supply us with crucial
information about how the planets formed.
- What the Kuiper belt looks like.
- Mechanisms that attempt to reproduce the observations.
- More controversial observations/models.
- Conclusions (such as there are).