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Fluffy disk around baby star could shed light on planet formation

Last Updated: Saturday, August 24, 2013, 20:56

A team of researchers` observed a disk around the young star RY Tau and have claimed that above it is responsible for the scattered light observed in the infrared image.

Why giant alien planets pile up in certain orbits

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 20, 2012, 12:23

Computer simulations have offered a plausible explanation for the pile-ups of giant planets in many newly discovered solar systems.