Chapter 3: Planet formation

 
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An excellent resource for a mathematically rigorous summary of current planet formation theory can be found in Phil Armitage’s  “Lecture notes on the formation and early evolution of planetary systems”, available as a preprint arXiv:astro-ph/0701485http://xxx.lanl.gov/abs/astro-ph/0701485shapeimage_6_link_0
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