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!
New observations of 13C17O gas in HL Tau reveal a massive, gravitationally unstable protoplanetary disk.
Gas giant planets are most common around metal-rich stars. But are the planets themselves also metal-rich?
Professor Ted Bergin is looking for the elements that make habitable worlds. Come learn about how to make an Earth-like planet in his talk at #AAS235!
*just to be clear, the aliens I am talking about are rocks and not alive nor intelligent. But there may be many of them!
We have found thousands of fully-formed planets, but how do we go about finding those that are hiding in their disks?