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Why is Our Solar System Flat?

Our solar system formed more than 4.5 billion years ago in a nebulous cloud of swirling gas and dust, which coalesced thanks to the force of gravity. This nebulous cloud started out as a huge, shapeless blob, so how did our solar system end up with all its planets and their moons orbiting a star in a flat disk? minutephysics brings us the answers.



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