Being a planetesimal ain’t easy. But sometimes to make it big you have to first get broken down.
Today’s bite explores the origins of complex molecules within protoplanetary disks, focusing on formaldehyde.
Violent collisions give rise to some of the densest, most massive planets in our galaxy.
What can we say about planet formation around the smallest stars in the universe?
Can a giant, dense disk at the outer reaches of our Solar System explain a perplexing set of observations? Read on to find out more!
Gas giant planets are most common around metal-rich stars. But are the planets themselves also metal-rich?