Debris disks dont need planets to form rings

A new study has found that a debris disk does not need planets to produce narrow rings on its own. "When the mass of gas is roughly equal to the mass of dust, the two interact in a way that leads to clumping in the dust and the formation of patterns," lead researcher Wladimir Lyra, a Sagan Fellow at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, said. "In essence, the gas shepherds ... see more...

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