The Formation of the Solar System: Theories Old and New

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This book traces the development of ideas about the origin of the Solar System from ancient times to the present day. A survey of more modern ideas, covering the last 200 years or so, highlights the difficulties experienced by theories and also points the way towards the development of a more successful theory. In particular, the current “standard model” — the Solar Nebula Theory — is examined and discussed in some detail. After more than thirty years of development, this theory has still not ...

The Formation of the Solar System: Theories Old and New 2007, Imperial College Press, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781860948244

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