Post Profile






Planet-Forming Disk Vanishes Into Thin Air

In less than 2 years, a star system's planet-forming disk just vanished -- and the same thing may have happened in our own solar system.
read more

share

Related Posts


A Cosmic Mystery: Planet Forming Disk Gone!

Humor : Neatorama (3 years ago)

It's a mystery of cosmic proportion! Astronomers observed a thick disk of dust swirling around a star named TYC 8241 2652 1, some 460 light-years away in the constellation Centaurus, and then, the disk just vanished! By January 2010...

Alien Solar System Disk Reveals Birth of a Planet --1st Ever Observed

Academics / General Science : The Daily Galaxy (3 years ago)

Astronomers have photographed first direct image of a planet in the process of forming around its star. What astronomers are calling LkCa 15 b, looks like a hot "protoplanet" surrounded by a swath of cooler dust and gas, which is...

Guest Post: What Happens When All The Money Vanishes Into Thin Air?

Business & Finance : Zero Hedge (3 years ago)

Submitted by Charles Hugh Smith from Of Two Minds What Happens When All the Money Vanishes Into Thin Air? Issuing debt and printing money do not create wealth. All they can create is a temporary illusion of wealth. I could have writ...

Why is Earth so dry? Planet formed from rocky debris in hotter region, inside of solar system's 'snow line'

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (3 years ago)

A new analysis of the common accretion-disk model explaining how planets form in a debris disk around our Sun uncovered a possible reason for Earth's comparative dryness. The study found that our planet formed from rocky debris in a...

Astronomers discover and 'weigh' infant solar system: Young star with rotating dust disk is youngest still-forming planetary system yet found

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (2 years ago)

A young star no more than 300,000 years old is surrounded by a disk of dust and gas rotating in the same manner as planets in our Solar System, making it the youngest such infant system yet found.

Comments



Copyright © 2015 Regator, LLC