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Disc dynamics and planet formation

The connection between star formation, protostellar discs and planetary systems is unquestionable  but the path from stars to planets is highly uncertain. Recent discoveries with space-borne telescopes (Spitzer, CoRoT, Kepler) and ground-based facilities (VLT, Gemini, ALMA) have given new impetus to the search for exoplanetary systems and for the properties of their maternal discs. Continua a leggere Disc dynamics and planet formation