Astrophysics and Space Science

, Volume 18, Issue 1, pp 223–225 | Cite as

The floccule theory for planetary formation

  • I. P. Williams


The accumulation of floccules into protoplanets is discussed, and it is pointed out that the simplifications which have been introduced into recent numerical models may result in the incorrect conclusion being reached.


Numerical Model Incorrect Conclusion Planetary Formation Recent Numerical Model 
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© D. Reidel Publishing Company 1972

Authors and Affiliations

  • I. P. Williams
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  1. 1.Applied Mathematics DepartmentQueen Mary CollegeLondonEngland

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