Protoplanetary Disk

CreditNASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, the Advanced Visualization Laboratory at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications, A. Boley, A. Kritsuk and M. Norman
Historical DateApril 14, 2021
Language
  • english

This visualization shows the evolution of a young, isolated protoplanetary disk over 16,000 years, including the start of planetary formation. Credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, the Advanced Visualization Laboratory at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications, A. Boley, A. Kritsuk and M. Norman