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What stops terrestrial planets from becoming watery gas giants with water vapour atmospheres?

Outside the frost line, there were more solids available, so accretion of solids into planetary embryos was faster there. Planetary embryos quickly grew large enough to directly capture gas in the ...
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What stops terrestrial planets from becoming watery gas giants with water vapour atmospheres?

The terrestrial planets formed in their final configurations over the course of a hundred million years or so. The collision that formed the Moon probably occurred about 30-50 million years after the ...
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