Planets and Comets: Role of Crystal Growth in Their Formation.

@article{Donn1963PlanetsAC,
  title={Planets and Comets: Role of Crystal Growth in Their Formation.},
  author={Bertram Donn and G W Sears},
  journal={Science},
  year={1963},
  volume={140 3572},
  pages={1208-11}
}
The application of crystal growth theory to the formation of smoke particles from the primordial solar nebula indicates that solid particles with filamentary structures would form. Such particles would facilitate successive aggregation into planets, comets, and asteroids. The difficulties associated with the aggregation of spherical smoke particles would… CONTINUE READING