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The Formation of the Solar System II

Although the solar system formed more than 4.5 Gyr ago there still exist a number of indicators to the conditions at the time of its formation. Meteorites, the composition of the Kuiper belt and even today’ s properties of the solar system planets give clues to the solar system’s early history. However, there is an ongoing debate on how to interpret these properties. Continua a leggere The Formation of the Solar System II