Scientists use meteorites to show that Jupiter is almost as old as the solar system

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 14:32 in Astronomy & Space

Jupiter may have been a very early bloomer, gaining significant mass within the first million years of the solar system’s birth, according to a new analysis of meteorite fragments. The findings, described in the journal PNAS, could shed light on the early dynamics of gas giant planets in our solar...

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