On the formation of planets from a solar nebula

@article{Lyttleton1972OnTF,
  title={On the formation of planets from a solar nebula},
  author={Raymond Arthur Lyttleton},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
  year={1972},
  volume={158},
  pages={463-483}
}
  • R. Lyttleton
  • Published 1 July 1972
  • Physics
  • Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
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