Tag: planetary-formation

18 How did Mars come to have a 24 hour 39 minute day? 2015-10-25T21:07:54.400

12 Why haven't asteroid belts turned into new large bodies? 2013-11-27T06:39:44.730

11 Can protoplanetary disks form main-sequence stars? 2013-11-24T20:30:47.817

11 How did the Earth come to be in orbit around the sun? 2016-06-05T20:18:30.107

11 How did the lighter elements end up in the center of the solar system? Solar System Formation 2017-10-07T09:19:46.087

10 What's the distinction between "planetary formation mechanisms" and "gravitational collapse"? 2016-06-06T13:42:40.827

9 What could be the possible origin of boron found in the Martian soil if not from ancient groundwater? 2016-12-19T03:36:51.930

9 Why Only Saturn Has Visible Rings 2017-06-21T22:50:54.420

8 What's special about Saturn that it has distinctive rings? 2015-01-22T16:22:52.723

8 Orbital resonances and position of planets 2015-03-13T17:48:01.560

8 Why do planets tend to rotate in the same direction although they have formed from tumbling asteroids? 2016-02-03T10:41:09.473

8 How close can planets form to one another? 2017-02-22T20:57:24.117

7 How was Jupiter formed 2017-12-12T20:36:56.810

7 Are rogue planets ever born in isolation? 2018-04-24T16:18:06.537

7 Estimates for "undetectable" planets in extra-solar systems 2018-11-14T16:32:47.797

6 Maximum and minimum gas giant & ice giant densities 2015-01-03T05:33:54.560

6 Is there any way a planet could form independent of a star? 2015-03-13T09:14:14.867

6 Lack of planets in the Oort Cloud 2015-03-22T09:45:38.643

6 How can you determine the initial volume of a planet's atmosphere? 2015-03-27T07:50:50.633

6 Do most planetary systems have fewer planets than the solar system? 2015-08-28T02:25:19.997

6 Do planets migrate suddenly or gradually? 2016-01-23T19:48:31.590

6 Formation of "hot Jupiters" before star ignition 2017-01-01T14:17:13.437

5 Generalised planets? 2013-11-21T19:52:42.050

5 What is the origin of the dust near the sun? 2016-07-26T13:42:55.510

5 Why don't we have in-between planets? 2016-11-24T02:35:07.477

5 What stabilizes rings or accretion disks? 2017-03-23T20:17:36.160

5 The most feasible hypothesis about Theia 2017-07-15T09:50:16.893

4 Star System Formation questions 2014-08-25T12:40:18.507

4 Why, in the Solar System, all the mass seems to be concentrated at the centre? 2014-12-13T15:21:24.320

4 How large (that is, radius) could a planet be? 2016-06-01T08:43:00.757

4 Why do rocky planets form? 2017-03-21T00:27:15.700

4 Is there any theoretical or empirical research about planetary systems with a black hole in their center? 2017-07-07T07:32:48.503

3 How do proto-planetary nebulae gain momentum? 2015-10-02T21:08:42.817

3 Ejected planets during the early stages of the formation of the Solar System 2015-11-26T11:14:56.210

3 Age of a planetary body 2017-01-05T06:18:54.437

3 What does Gauss' divergence theorem say about compression of a body under self-gravitation? 2017-02-15T04:07:31.977

3 Kuiper belt planet formation 2017-08-05T17:19:19.983

2 Rotational speeds of the material forming planets should increase, not decrease 2014-02-04T10:50:50.920

2 Why does the axial tilt & the rotation speed of Saturn & Jupiter vary so much? 2017-08-05T10:10:22.557

2 Why are rocky and small planets nearer to the Sun whereas big, gas giants are farther? 2017-09-01T00:48:36.133

2 Is there any planet out there which is half gaseous and half rocky ? is this possible? 2017-11-07T07:27:37.527

1 What does "Normalized to Si 10 to the power 6" mean? 2014-05-21T08:13:27.603

1 Do the terrestrial planets form later than gas giants in our solar system? 2015-10-27T06:05:22.013

1 What other “planetary formation mechanisms” exist beyond “gravitational collapse”? 2016-06-08T07:17:50.103

1 Ceres is spherical, Vesta isn't – is it the largest non-spherical solid body in the solar system? 2016-11-26T14:16:37.613

1 What is meant by the bifurcation of hydrostatic equilibrium shapes in planetary formation? 2016-11-27T07:35:16.960

1 Are the "extinct species" of meteorites originally from the "Barbarian" asteroids? 2016-11-28T09:03:41.617

1 Hydrogen and oxygen in space 2017-06-21T21:30:38.670

1 If a rocky world is large enough (not a gas or ice giant) can it have helium from the primordial disk in its atmosphere? 2017-06-25T04:01:32.903

1 Earth is getting more massive by the day? 2017-12-14T17:28:38.797

1 Can a donut-shape planet or star be formed? 2018-09-10T21:03:40.547

1 What is the nature of "rock vapor" in this description of the formation of the Moon? 2018-10-06T08:37:51.550

0 Reclaimed bodies in planetary formation? 2016-05-16T07:19:52.560

0 Are planets more likely to have dense materials at their cores? 2017-03-29T22:16:32.187

-2 How the magnetic field and the rotation of the planets and the sun inside our planetry system are related 2016-02-12T16:51:58.293