An artificial intelligence that predicts which planetary systems will survive

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Since Michel mayor and Didier Queloz discovered the first exoplanet known, 51 Pegasi b, in 1995, astronomers have found more than 4,000 worlds orbiting around other stars. Of these, almost half are in systems of multiple planets that have a great interest to scientists. Your goal is to find stable systems, such as our , in which the worlds may last for billions of years and do not end up clashing against each other. This stability can increase the hope of discovering a new Land.

Up to now nobody has found a way to predict theoretically these stable configurations. To do this, astronomers need to calculate the movements of multiple planets interacting for thousands of millions

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