nebular hypothesis

Astronomers See a Newly Forming Planetary Disk That’s Continuing to Feed On Material from its Nebula

Over the last few years, astronomers have observed distant solar systems in their early stages of growth. ALMA (Atacama Large…

3 years ago

Planets Started Out From Dust Clumping Together. Here’s How

A new study by a team of German physicists and an American biomedical engineer has solved a long-standing problem in…

4 years ago

There Could be Planets Orbiting Around Supermassive Black Holes

A team of scientists from Japan have theorized that planetary systems could form around Supermassive Black Holes.

4 years ago

Astronomers See Adorable Baby Planets Forming Around a Young Star

370 light years away from us, a solar system is making baby planets. The star at the center of it…

5 years ago

Maybe Mars and Earth Didn’t Form Close to Each Other

A new study by an international team of researchers has suggested that Mars formed farther from the Sun than previously…

6 years ago

“Monster Planet” Discovered, Makes Scientists Rethink Theories of Planetary Formation

The discovery of a Jupiter-sized planet around a red dwarf star has caused astronomers to rethink some of their theories…

6 years ago

New Study Sheds Light on How Earth and Mars Formed

A new study by researchers from the University of Bristol has shed new light on how the planets like Earth…

7 years ago

Why Are Planets Round?

Why are the planets round? For that matter, why are all the big objects in the Universe this shape? The…

7 years ago

How Was the Solar System Formed? – The Nebular Hypothesis

Billions of year ago, the Sun, the planets, and all other objects in the Solar System began as a giant,…

8 years ago