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Jake Simon

 Assistant Professor

 Iowa State University

3D Streaming Instability 2 

 

Evolution of the streaming instability in a 3D local disk patch (x direction is radial, y direction is azimuthal); here, radial filaments have already formed (see this movie), and the movie shows the gravitational collapse of these filaments into planetesimals.  (This movie created by Rixin Li)