View Full Version : Have Astronomers Seen a Forming Planet in Action?

2014-Sep-26, 04:40 PM
Huge disks of dust and gas encircle many young stars. Some contain circular gaps *likely the result of forming planets carving out cavities along their orbital paths that make the disks look more like ripples in a pond than flat pancakes. But astronomers know only a few examples, including the archetypal disk surrounding Beta […]

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