S. Andrews (Harvard-Smithsonian CfA), ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO)


Protoplanetary Disk Could Reveal Planetary Abortion

The famed disk surrounding TW Hydrae holds evidence of planets being born, but does it also have a destructive side?

September 23, 2016
1:58 PM EDT
ALMA observation of the TW Hydrae planet-forming disk, including the suspected Earth-like planet formation region that may, actually, be a region of photoevaporation. | S. Andrews (Harvard-Smithsonian CfA), ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO)