oa MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa - The origin of planetary systems
|Article Title||The origin of planetary systems|
|© Publisher:||Astronomical Society of Southern Africa (ASSA)|
|Journal||MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa|
|Publication Date||Jan 1944|
|Keyword(s)||Ancient Hindu Cosmogony, Angular velocity, Chaldean astronomers, Encounter theory, Nebular Hypothesis, Sphere of gas, Stellar evolution and Tidal theory|
It has always seemed to me wholly unreasonable and illogical to suppose thut in the whole wide universe there should be only one group of planetary bodies on which life as we know it in all its multifarious forms - physical, emotional and spiritual - can be developed. Yet that seems to be the idea underlying the various theories regarding the origin of the Solar System.
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