Meteorite grains tell shocking tale of solar system birth

Tucson AZ (SPX) Nov 14, 2014

The most accurate laboratory measurements yet made of magnetic fields trapped in grains within a primitive meteorite are providing important clues to how the early solar system evolved. The measurements point to shock waves traveling through the cloud of dusty gas around the newborn Sun as a major factor in solar system formation.

The results appear in a paper published Nov. 13 in the jour —> Read More Here


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