Meteorites Might Not Have Created Solar System

January 15, 2015 6:36 PM

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Despite conventional belief, meteorites might not have led to the creation of the solar system, according to a new study.

Scientists have long thought that the chondrules found on meteorites - tiny, spherical grains that were once molten droplets - were the early beginnings of the terrestrial planets that now make up our solar system. During its formation, these molten droplets supposedly collided with bits of gas and ...

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