Science Questions

How does a solar system form?

Wed, 25th Jan 2012

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Vincent Risi & Jane Maddin asked:

Given a start point of the gas and bits of dust left over from a supernova, or from a primoridal source - how does a solar system form?

 

Once planets are formed, how do they get into stable orbits?

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Isn't the idea that we get 'new' material from supernovas etc, that is 'exploding stars?'? yor_on, Thu, 29th Sep 2011

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