VPLanet Documentation

Planetary systems evolve due to a myriad of processes, often non-linearly, which complicates simulating exoplanetary systems. The relevant physical processes have often been modeled and explored within disparate fields of science, so a universal model of planetary system evolution must unite theories developed in multiple scientific disciplines. VPLanet is an interdisciplinary software tool that models planetary system evolution to self-consistently track stellar, orbital, tidal, rotational, atmospheric, internal, magnetic, climate, and galactic evolution for generic planetary systems, but focusing on systems with habitable worlds.

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