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Apr 24, 2023

Astronomy Cast Ep. 678: World Building: Planet Formation, Growth & Ejection

by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay

Streamed live on Apr 17, 2023.

Okay sci-fi writers, today we’re going to give you a guided tour of building planets. How they form, how they grow, and how things can go horribly horribly wrong.

[Editor’s Note: Google HL Tau, click on the Wikipedia link and see planets forming!]


This video was made possible by the following Patreon members:


Burry Gowen

Stephen Veit

Jordan Young

Jeannette Wink

Venkatesh Chary

Andrew Poelstra

Brian Cagle

David Truog

Gerhard Schwarzer

THANK YOU! - Fraser and Dr. Pamela