Accretion of the Earth.

  • Robin Canup
  • Published 2008 in
    Philosophical transactions. Series A…


The origin of the Earth and its Moon has been the focus of an enormous body of research. In this paper I review some of the current models of terrestrial planet accretion, and discuss assumptions common to most works that may require re-examination. Density-wave interactions between growing planets and the gas nebula may help to explain the current near… (More)
DOI: 10.1098/rsta.2008.0101


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