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  • adjective astronomy Of or pertaining to a protoplanet.

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  • In order to determine whether the surface of an extrasolar planet would contain water, scientists can look at what is called the protoplanetary disk - a disk of gas and dust surrounding a star during its early stages of development.

    Space News From SpaceDaily.Com

  • In order to determine whether the surface of an extrasolar planet would contain water, scientists can look at what is called the protoplanetary disk - a disk of gas and dust surrounding a star during its early stages of development.

    Space News From SpaceDaily.Com

  • In order to determine whether the surface of an extrasolar planet would contain water, scientists can look at what is called the protoplanetary disk - a disk of gas and dust surrounding a star during its early stages of development.

    Space News From SpaceDaily.Com

  • For those of you scoring at home, "planetesimals" were the first solid objects in our newly minted solar system (also known as the protoplanetary disk).

    News and Features - NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory

  • Now researchers have probed whether or not the necessary precursor to planet formation - a so-called "protoplanetary" disk of planet building blocks - could survive in this environment.

    SPACE.com

  • There are two proposed mechanisms for the formation of gas giants: (a) formation of a rocky/icy core through collisions of dust particles and a subsequent accretion of a gaseous envelope; (b) gravitational instability of the protoplanetary disk.

    About: The Progressive Diminishment of Man

  • Neither the initial formation of the Sun from a molecular gas cloud, nor the subsequent formation of the planets from the protoplanetary disk was a violent process from the relativistic standpoint: the spacetime remained Newtonian.

    Alternative to Dembski's Theodicy?

  • "We need to see through gas and dust to see star formation and protoplanetary disks" – here's Spitzer.

    No Moon Missions, That's a Relief | Universe Today

  • Besides PSR B1257+12, at least one other pulsar planet is known PSR B1620+26 and a protoplanetary disk was revealed around the magnetar 4U 0142+61.

    Second Smallest Exoplanet Found | Universe Today

  • Smaller dust grains within the disk capture some of the UV radiation in the early formation periods of a protoplanetary disk.

    How Water Protected Our Molecules | Universe Today

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