Study Refutes Meteorites As Planets’ Core “Ingredients”

January 15, 2015 8:22 PM

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While most cosmologists agree that the “big bang” is responsible for the birth of the universe, and that meteorites along with large clouds of dust and gas are responsible for the birth of the planets; a new study is suggesting the latter may soon come under more scrutiny.

A new study recently published in the journal Nature, has researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Purdue University questioning if meteorites might not be the byproducts of planetary formation rather than the building blocks of the planets themselves.

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