okt 052012
Chemistry of Protoplanetary Disks Can Now Be Studied

  According to the nebular hypothesis, star formation produces a gaseous protoplanetary disk around it, providing the environment and material for planet formation. Studying these systems can generate information regarding how and when planets formed, and is a hot topic in astrophysics. Artist impression of the Solar System. Image Credit: ESA Until recently, in depth [continue reading]