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Fraser
2008-Mar-13, 11:40 PM
It's amazing to think that the Sun and planets formed out of a diffuse cloud of gas and dust. Somehow, the dust clung together into larger and larger particles - grains of sand. This sand then went on to become pebbles, rocks, and eventually entire planets. Well now astronomers have discovered a young star system [...]

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