ALMA Makes First-Ever Detection of Gas in a Circumplanetary Disk

ALMA Makes First-Ever Detection of Gas in a Circumplanetary Disk

9 August, 2022

Scientists using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) to study planet formation have made the first-ever detection of gas in a circumplanetary disk. What’s more, the detection also suggests the presence of a very young exoplanet. The results of the research are published in The Astrophysical Journal Letters.  Circumplanetary disks are an amassing of gas, dust, and debris around...

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