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Science View

The Leading Edge: The Smashing Role of Giant Impacts in Planet Formation

A giant impact is the collision of 2 massive celestial bodies. Giant impacts are believed to have formed the planets, and detailed simulations are revealing new secrets about Earth's formation.
  • program length: 28 minutes
  • episode #2015

Tuesday, December 12 at 8:30 am on 12.4

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  • Tuesday, December 12 at 2:30 pm on 12.4
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  • Wednesday, December 13 at 2:30 am on 12.4

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Top Japanese scientists delve into the fascinating worlds of cutting-edge technology and the natural sciences.