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planetesimal hypothesis


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The hypothesis that the planets and satellites of the solar system were formed by gravitational aggregation of planetesimals.

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  • noun (cosmology) the theory that the solar system was formed by the gravitational accumulation of planetesimals


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