Protostars, Disks, and Planets

  • A. E. Ringwood


For some centuries, attempts to understand the origin of the solar system were preoccupied with explaining its remarkable dynamical characteristics. It is only during the last few decades that the comparable importance of physicochemical properties as clues to origin has become generally appreciated.


Angular Momentum Solar System Giant Planet Terrestrial Planet Solar Nebula 
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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. E. Ringwood
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  1. 1.Research School of Earth SciencesAustralian National UniversityCanberraAustralia

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