Nebular Theory, The

   This theory says that the Sun and planets formed at the same time.

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  • nebular theory — nebular hypothesis or nebular theory noun The theory of Pierre Simon Laplace that the solar system was formed by the contraction and breaking up of a rotating nebula • • • Main Entry: ↑nebula …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nebular contraction — is the fragmentation and densitation of matter and gasses in a nebular cloud related to the creation of Solar objects theorized as the Solar Nebular theory. Categories: NebulaeAstronomy stubsNebula stubs …   Wikipedia

  • theory — [thē′ə rē, thir′ē] n. pl. theories [< Fr or LL: Fr théorie < LL theoria < Gr theōria, a looking at, contemplation, speculation, theory < theōrein: see THEOREM] 1. Obs. a mental viewing; contemplation 2. a speculative idea or plan as… …   English World dictionary

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  • nebular — adj. of or relating to a nebula or nebulae. Phrases and idioms: nebular theory (or hypothesis) the theory that the solar and stellar systems were developed from a primeval nebula …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Animate and the Inanimate — est le principal livre du mathématicien américain William James Sidis[1]. Il traite de la possibilité d un univers à rebours (reverse universe) en s appuyant notamment sur la seconde loi de la thermodynamique. Sidis l écrit avant 21 ans, et… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • The animate and the inanimate — est le principal livre du mathématicien américain William James Sidis.[1] Il traite de la possibilité d un univers à rebours (reverse universe) en s appuyant notamment sur la seconde loi de la thermodynamique. Sidis l écrit avant 21 ans, et… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • nebular hypothesis — n. any of several hypotheses about the origin of the solar system, based on the theory that the sun and the planets formed at about the same time from a nebula …   English World dictionary

  • The Creationists — The Creationists. The Evolution of Scientific Creationism ist ein 1992 publiziertes Buch von Ronald Numbers über die historische Entwicklung des Kreationismus. Es stellt die Anfänge des Kreationismus mit seinen Ursprüngen im neunzehnten… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • NEBULAR HYPOTHESIS —    the theory that the sun and planets with their satellites in the solar system were originally one mass of nebulous matter which, gradually cooling and contracting, under violent revolution resolved itself into separate revolving orbs …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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