Weizsaecker's theory

Weizsaecker's theory

[′vīt‚sek·ərz ‚thē·ə·rē]
(astronomy)
A theory of the origin of the solar system; it hypothesizes primeval turbulent eddies which become permanent and self-gravitating; Weizsaecker does not discuss the origin of the gas clouds.
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