Edward Thommes

Aug. 08, 2008

Solar Systems and a Mysterious Cosmic Ghost

How does a disk of gas and dust turn into a solar system?A new study suggests conditions had to be just right to make our solar system. Plus, a mysterious cosmic object is stumping astronomers.

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