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Unformatted text preview: sized planets surrounding other stars proving there are other solar systems. These planets are commonly referred to ashot Jupiters , which are planets that are usually the size of Jupiter, or larger; but are sometimes as close to the star as Mercury is to the sun. The reason the Solar Nebula Theory is disproved by these solar systems is because the theory states that the reason the inner planets are terrestrial, (rocky) is because the sun drove away all the light gasses like Jupiter. But these solar systems show planets like Jupiter close to their star, contradicting the contemporary thought of how our solar system formed. Recources- Solar Nebular Thoery: http://www.windows.ucar.edu/tour/link=/our_solar_system/formation.html Other solar systems: http://www.space.com/searchforlife/seti_wobble_method_010523.html http://www.squarecircles.com/articles/science/MonmatiaRevisited.pdf...
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- Spring '08
- Solar System