Why do the planets in the solar system orbit on the same plane? - Livescience.com
Sep 19, 2021 55 secs

Back then, the solar system was just a massive, spinning cloud of dust and gas, Nader Haghighipour, an astronomer at the University of Hawaii at Mānoa, told Live Science?

That cloud became so big, that even though it was just filled with dust and gas molecules, the cloud itself started to collapse and shrink under its own mass, Haghighipour said.

As the spinning cloud of dust and gas started to collapse, it also flattened.

Over the next 50 million years, the sun continued to grow, collecting gas and dust from its surroundings and burping out waves of intense heat and radiation.

Eventually, the cloud became a flat structure called a protoplanetary disk, orbiting the young star?

For tens of millions of years thereafter, the dust particles in the protoplanetary disk gently swirled around, occasionally knocking into each other?

Originally published on Live Science.

JoAnna is also a science cartoonist and has published comics with Gizmodo, NASA, Science News for Students and more.

Stay up to date on the latest science news by signing up for our Essentials newsletter.

Thank you for signing up to Live Science.

1. New MacBook Pro Tidbits: SD Card Speeds Limited to 250 MB/s, Peak Brightness for SD Content, eGPUs Still... - MacRumors
Oct 21, 2021 # technology 14 secs
2. Top WWE Superstar pokes fun at Bray Wyatt's release - Sportskeeda
Oct 17, 2021 # entertainment 17 secs
3. Kudlow: Manchin, Sinema 'make a lovely couple' fighting Democrats' spend and tax agenda - Fox News
Oct 19, 2021 # politics 38 secs
4. Minecraft Dungeons adds roguelikelike singleplayer mode this December - Rock Paper Shotgun
Oct 16, 2021 # technology 35 secs
5. FDA planning to allow mix-and-match Covid-19 vaccine boosters
Oct 19, 2021 # breaking 42 secs
6. House of the Dragon showrunner Miguel Sapochnik reveals his prequel will have a different tone - Daily Mail
Oct 22, 2021 # entertainment 1 min, 21 secs
7. Polygenic screening of embryos is here, but is it ethical? - The Guardian
Oct 17, 2021 # health 2 mins, 19 secs
8. Who Killed Colin Powell? - Slate
Oct 22, 2021 # politics 1 min, 37 secs
9. ‘Dune’ Review: A Hero in the Making, on Shifting Sands - The New York Times
Oct 21, 2021 # entertainment 2 mins, 8 secs
10. NASA is studying how to build a Wi-Fi network on the moon in the hope it could solve Earth's digital divide - Yahoo News
Oct 17, 2021 # science 24 secs
11. Blood pressure medication recalled over risk of cancer-causing impurity - WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland
Oct 19, 2021 # politics 8 secs
12. St. Louis health leaders fear widening racial disparities as kids become eligible for COVID-19 vaccines - St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Oct 22, 2021 # health 15 secs
13. Taraji P. Henson Details How Decades-Long Stomach Problems Led to Finally Addressing Her Health - Hollywood Reporter
Oct 19, 2021 # entertainment 55 secs
14. Samuel L. Jackson Called Out Salma Hayek for Keeping Her Eternals Role a Secret - ComicBook.com
Oct 22, 2021 # entertainment 52 secs
15. Steele dossier author still believes Michael Cohen colluded with Russia in Prague despite DOJ report - Fox News
Oct 18, 2021 # politics 1 min, 19 secs
16. Jennifer Gates' sister shares behind-the-scenes photos of wedding prep, professional makeup - Fox Business
Oct 17, 2021 # politics 51 secs


Get monthly updates and free resources.


© Copyright 2021 365NEWSX - All RIGHTS RESERVED