EarthComm Earth System Evolution: Astronomy and Your Community Activity 1

Earthsystem Evolution book
It's About Time/AGI

Distances in the Universe

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The Nebular Theory

  • The Nebular Theory of Solar System Formation, Hawaii
    This comprehensive site has an easy to use flow chart of the formation of the Solar System. There is also a pictoral slide show and answers to frequently asked questions.
  • The Solar Nebular Hypothesis, Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, University of Tennessee
    Read an approximate chronology of the formation of the solar system and see pictures to go along with some of the phases.

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The Birth of the Planets

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Milk Way Images

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To learn more about solar-system walks, visit the following web sites:

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To learn more about the five stars nearest to the Sun, visit the following web sites:

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To learn more about nuclear fusion, visit the following web sites:

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To learn more about star-forming nebulae in the galaxy, visit the following web sites:

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