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December 06, 2016
ALMA measures size of seeds of planets
Tokyo, Japan (SPX) Dec 06, 2016
Researchers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), have for the first time, achieved a precise size measurement of small dust particles around a young star through radio-wave polarization. ALMA's high sensitivity for detecting polarized radio waves made possible this important step in tracing the formation of planets around young stars. Astronomers have believed that planets are formed from gas and dust particles, although the details of the process have been veiled. One of ... read more

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