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Before and after planet migration Courtesy David Kring, Center for Lunar Science and Exploration, and the Lunar and Planetary Institute The best available model of the Late Heavy Bombardment, often referred to as the Nice model after the observatory where it was developed in Nice, France, invokes a large-scale repositioning of the giant planets Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune roughly
Courtesy David Kring, Center for Lunar Science and Exploration, and the Lunar and Planetary Institute