View Full Version : Zooming in on Proto-Planetary Disks

2011-Jul-20, 05:00 PM
On the road to planetary formation, the first step is an accretion disk around a proto-star. Such disks, known as proplyds, are frequently detected in star forming regions like the Orion nebula providing an understanding of the early life of planetary systems. The telltale hint that they exist is the warm infrared glow of the [...]

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