Infant worlds carve gaps in planet-forming disk

New image bolsters theories about how solar systems form

rings in disk of gas around star HL

PLANETARY BABY PICTURE  Growing planets carve out rings in the disk of gas and dust that encircles a nearby young star in this image from the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array.

ALMA (NRAO, ESO, NAOJ), C. Brogan and B. Saxton (NRAO, AUI, NSF)

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