Diverse disks of dusty material have been spotted around nearby young stars, suggesting new planets are sprouting up around the alien stars. New images from the SPHERE (Spectro-Polarimetric High-contr...
Yahoo! · 10mon
Astronomers at the University of Rochester are pointing to three nearby stars they say may ... The systems have to be young enough to still have their protostellar disks, but old enough to be forming ...
Phys.org · 11y
When detectives use DNA to crack a cold case, or when defense attorneys use it to free the wrongly convicted, the evidence itself can date back years—in some cases, to a time before ... to reveal disk...
Time · 4y
Astronomers generally agree that planets form out of the dusty debris disks that surround ... from their host stars, leading to the type of setup we see in our own solar system today. “There’s a lot a...
Astronomy · 7mon
But now, an ALMA survey of 20 disks around nearby young stars suggests the precocious planets around ... depleting the disk of planet-forming material. But the dense bands could be acting as traps, Ta...
By using astronomical interferometry and pointing at young, infant stars known to have protoplanetary disks ... concentric dusty bright rings and dark gaps, including intriguing features that suggest ...
Medium · 2y
They thought it might be young. Now they think RZ Piscium might be more ... Los Angeles, said: Most sun-like stars have lost their planet-forming disks within a few million years of their birth. The f...
In fact, about 8 percent of its total luminosity is in the infrared, a level matched by only a few of the thousands of nearby ... young, it’s actually too old to be surrounded by so much gas and dust. ...
Protoplanetary disks form around young stars using the debris ... that gap is to have planets forming in there." Sallum says researchers are just now being able to image objects that are close to and ...
It is the general belief of astronomers that planets are created in flat disks of gas and dust, called protoplanetary disks, which swirl around young ... massive stars can evaporate the planet-forming ...
This approach can help astronomers find currently-forming planets, and address when, how, and where planets form. Gaps and rings seen in other circumstellar disks suggest ... around two young stars, S...
Phys.org · 3y