We might just have figured out where the Solar System actually came from


We might just have figured out where the Solar System actually came from
University of Minnesota

About 4.6 billion years ago, something disturbed a cloud of gas and dust – and the gravitational collapse formed a proto-Sun, with a surrounding disc.

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Now scientists believe they know what that ‘something’ was – a supernova explosion from a nearby star.

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