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Spiral-shaped Planetary Disks Should Be More Common. Giant Planets Might Be Disrupting Their Formation

1 Dec 2020, 19:20 UTC
Spiral-shaped Planetary Disks Should Be More Common. Giant Planets Might Be Disrupting Their Formation Thomas Quinn et al., Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center

Planetary system formation is a process that involves astounding and complex forces.  Humans have only just started trying to understand what goes on in this extraordinarily important phase of the development of new worlds.  As such, we are continuing to make new discoveries and come up with better models that better fit the observations that our instruments are able to collect.

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