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Why did the solar nebula flatten into a disk?



A. The interstellar cloud from which the solar nebula formed was originally somewhat flat.
B. The force of gravity pulled the material downward into a flat disk.
C. As the nebula cooled, the gas and dust settled onto a disk.
D. It flattened as a natural consequence of collisions between particles in the nebula, changing random motions into more orderly ones.

This question is part of Astronomy Chapter Six
Asked by Moonshark, Last updated: Jan 21, 2020

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Answered Apr 09, 2018

It flattened as a natural consequence of collisions between particles in the nebula, changing random motions into more orderly ones.
 

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