Planet Formation and Protoplanetary Disks

Professor Barbara Ercolano and her group are pioneers in the field of star and planet formation, in particular, on how those two processes are linked via the formation of protoplanetary disks.

Artist´s impression of a young star surrounded by a protoplanetary disk

Professor Ercolano on the Twinkle space mission

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2:20 | 9 Jul 2021

Artist’s impression of an exoplanet orbiting two stars
© NASA, ESA, and G. Bacon (STScI)



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