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Fraser
2008-Oct-03, 02:50 PM
What prompted the formation of our little corner of the universe – our sun and planetary system? For several decades, scientists have thought that the Solar System formed as a result of a shock wave from an exploding star—a supernova—that triggered the collapse of a dense, dusty gas cloud, which then contracted to form [...]

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trinitree88
2008-Oct-05, 06:32 PM
What prompted the formation of our little corner of the universe – our sun and planetary system? For several decades, scientists have thought that the Solar System formed as a result of a shock wave from an exploding star—a supernova—that triggered the collapse of a dense, dusty gas cloud, which then contracted to form [...]

More... (http://www.universetoday.com/2008/10/03/did-our-solar-system-start-with-a-little-bang/)

Fraser Also see:http://www.psrd.hawaii.edu/Mar00/supernovaDebris.html

pete