Physicochemical Stages of Evolution: Ring-Like Structures in the Universe


This short digest is devoted to the mechanism of ring formation during the origination and evolution of planetary and satellite systems in the Universe. The appearance of these structures can be traced back to the phenomenon of spatially periodic condensation which can be observed on the Earth. The author actually posited the existence of exoplanetary systems and the cosmic scale of this phenomenon. It was accurately predicted that Uranus, Neptune and other heavenly bodies have rings. The suggested general mechanism rationalized the Titius-Bode law which, while not being a precise law, often accurately describes the tendency towards varying distances between planets (and their moons) and central bodies. The possibility of this law manifestation in exoplanetary systems had been predicted by the author long before their discovery. Many exoplanetary systems have been discovered by now and there is some evidence corroborating the mechanism of spatially periodic condensation involved in the formation of ring-like structures in these systems. The author’s hypothesis is now becoming a theory or a fact. It appears that we are now witnessing the dawn of a new extensive cosmology, taking into account general physicochemical mechanisms of space object formation.

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Gladyshev, G. (2015) Physicochemical Stages of Evolution: Ring-Like Structures in the Universe. Natural Science, 7, 266-269. doi: 10.4236/ns.2015.75030.

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