ALMA Observes Deep into Chaotic Planetary Nursery

ALMA Observes Deep into Chaotic Planetary Nursery

17 June, 2021

Planet formation is still a mystery. Astronomers have been studying protoplanetary discs for decades, trying to solve the details of planetary genesis. Thanks to ALMA, a team of scientists, for the first time, dug deep into the spiral structures of the massive protoplanetary disk of Elias 2-27, a young star 378 light-years away in the...

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