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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:43:42 GMT

Orion Rocks! Pebble-Size Particles May Jump-Start Planet Formation
Space Daily
Rocky planets like Earth start out as microscopic bits of dust tinier than a grain of sand, or so theories predict. Astronomers using the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Green Bank Telescope (GBT) have discovered that filaments of star-forming gas near ...

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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:05:21 GMT

Science World Report

Pebble-Sized Rocks Near Orion Nebula May Jump-Start Planet Formation
Science World Report
Planets in our universe start out as microscopic bits of dust. Now, scientists have found out that the Orion Nebula may just be brimming with pebble-sized particles that could jump start planet formation. Radio/optical composite of the Orion Molecular Cloud ...

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