Insight on Solar System’s Magnetic Fields Found in Meteorite

November 14, 2014 11:39 PM

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Scientists had long believed that strong magnetic fields may have been involved in the formation of our solar system. However, it is only recently that they could find physical evidence supporting this theory. An ancient meteorite is the bearer of this evidence.

Approximately 4.6 billion years ago, just shortly after our sun had formed, the rotating disk of dust and gas surrounding the newly formed star merged and formed what we now call the planets of our solar system. Scientists studying these phenomena explain that, around young distant stars, such proto...

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