Refining the Theories of Planet Formation – Dr Melissa A. Morris, State University of New York at Cortland

physical sciences

Science and philosophy are two of the most important pillars of human civilisation. But when it comes to the important questions, is there really much difference between them? Where do we come from? What is the meaning of life? Answers to such philosophical questions can often be scientific in nature, as shown by the work of Dr Melissa Morris, who is probing the early stages of how solar systems form.

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