Friday, July 1, 2022

Planet Formation

Astronomers discover the largest molecule yet in a planet-forming disc

Using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) in Chile, researchers at Leiden Observatory in the Netherlands have for the first time detected dimethyl ether...

Scientists inferred the distribution of cold planets in the Milky Way

Cold planets exist throughout our Galaxy, even in the Galactic bulge.

How do planets form in binary systems?

Astronomers show how planets form in binary systems without getting crushed.

Hubble offers a glimpse of a Jupiter-sized, still-forming planet

Hubble watches how a giant planet grows.

A new method of planet formation identified

Scientists have suggested a new explanation for the abundance in intermediate-mass exoplanets – a long-standing puzzle in astronomy.

A Rosetta stone for planet formation

A disk with gaps suggestive of clearing by newly forming planets.

A look at the sun’s dusty environment

A search that could help to reveal how planets like Earth come into being.

Early magnetic field around Earth was even stronger than previously believed

The study offers evidence of strong early magnetic field around Earth

A young star detected with an astonishing mass of gas in the surroundings

Massive gas disk raises questions about planet formation theory.

Second baby planet found using pioneering technique

Monash astrophysicists using the ALMA telescope in Chile have a made a world-first discovery with the sighting of a second baby planet (two to three times heavier than Jupiter) inside a gas and dust gap.

Levitating particles could unravel how planets form

Mechanically agitated granular matter often serves as a prototype for exploring the rich physics associated with hard-sphere systems, with an effective temperature introduced by...

Water world planets could have stable climate, perhaps support life, study

According to a new study by the University of Chicago and Penn State, planets with water worlds could maintain surface conditions as like as...

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