# HIGHLY STABLE EVOLUTION OF EARTH'S FUTURE ORBIT DESPITE CHAOTIC BEHAVIOR OF THE SOLAR SYSTEM

@article{Zeebe2015HIGHLYSE, title={HIGHLY STABLE EVOLUTION OF EARTH'S FUTURE ORBIT DESPITE CHAOTIC BEHAVIOR OF THE SOLAR SYSTEM}, author={Richard E. Zeebe}, journal={The Astrophysical Journal}, year={2015}, volume={811}, pages={9} }

Due to the chaotic nature of the solar system, the question of its dynamic long-term stability can only be answered in a statistical sense, for instance, based on numerical ensemble integrations of nearby orbits. Destabilization of the inner planets, including catastrophic encounters and/or collisions involving the Earth, has been suggested to be initiated through a large increase in Mercury's eccentricity (), with an estimated probability of ~1%. However, it has recently been shown that the… Expand

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