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Disk-dispersal and planet-formation timescales

Hillenbrand, Lynne A. (2008) Disk-dispersal and planet-formation timescales. Physica Scripta, T130 . Art. No. 014024. ISSN 0031-8949. doi:10.1088/0031-8949/2008/T130/014024.

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Well before the existence of exo-solar systems was confirmed, it was accepted knowledge that most—if not all—stars possess circumstellar material during the first one-to-several million years of their pre-main sequence lives, and thus that these systems commonly have the potential to form planets. Here, I summarize current understanding regarding the evolution of protoplanetary disks.

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Additional Information:© 2008 The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. Received 11 March 2008, accepted for publication 14 March 2008. Published 16 July 2008. Print publication: Issue T130 (August 2008). Special issue: Nobel Symposium 135: Physics of Planetary Systems (18–22 June 2007, Lidingö, Stockholm, Sweden). Physica Scripta T130
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