Birth of planets revealed in concentric rings of comets, asteroids and dust

Washington DC (SPX) Nov 07, 2014

Astronomers have captured the best image ever of planet formation around an infant star as part of the testing and verification process for the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array’s (ALMA) new high-resolution capabilities.

This revolutionary new image reveals in astonishing detail the planet-forming disk surrounding HL Tau, a Sun-like star located approximately 450 light-years fro —> Read More Here


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