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The Origin of the Planetary System

Nature volume 81, pages 132133 (29 July 1909) | Download Citation



DR. SEE contends that the planets and satellites of the solar system were captured and their orbits made remarkably circular by a resisting medium. In his view, therefore, Laplace's nebular hypothesis is altogether wrong, whereas the current view is that it is in the main right, though in need of considerable modification and extension.

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