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Evaluations of the different coalescing aids were done in a full formulation and compared at equal loadings of coalescent across the systems.
If a planetary-mass object formed as a star does, rather than coalescing within a disk, then the object shouldn't be called a planet, according to the International Astronomical Union.
Exquisitely lit by Jennifer Tipton (as were all the evening's dances) and costumed by Norma Kamali in filmy white shirts, shorts, and tank tops, Sweet Fields is a work of serene passages, of groups coalescing into communities.
Somewhere in the universe, in the dim recesses of a vast cloud of gas and dust, wisps of material are slowly coalescing onto a clump that has been growing for hundreds of thousands of years.
But regardless of whether or not TW Hydrae harbors full-grown planets, "it's nice to have the observational confirmation [of dust coalescing into pebbles] that we all believed was going on," he adds.
The characteristics of the burst, along with the discovery of the elliptical galaxy, suggest that the flash was generated by the collision of two extremely compact objects--either a pair of neutron stars or a neutron star coalescing with an even more-compact body, a black hole.