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Most scientists believe that the Earth was formed through a process called accretion. Shortly after the formation of the sun, orbiting rocky objects collided and compressed together, forming planets.

History of Earth - Wikipedia

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The history of Earth concerns the development of the planet Earth from its formation to the ... This event drove a rapid diversification of life forms on Earth that produced most of the major phyla ...

How did our planet form? | Science | The Guardian

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Apr 27, 2008 ... Some of these planetesimals became the embryonic forms of the planets in our solar system ... Earth found its path as third planet from the sun.

How Was Earth Formed? - Space.com

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Oct 31, 2016 ... Two theories explain the formation of Earth and other planets. ... Although planets surround stars in the galaxy, how they form remains a subject ...

The Earth forms - BBC

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Watch BBC video clips about the formation of the Earth about 4.6 billion years ago ... The Earth forms ... How did Lord Kelvin estimate the age of the Earth?

Solar System History: How Was the Earth Formed? - Universe Today

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Mar 26, 2012 ... Just how did the Earth -- our home and the place where life as we know it ... exterior of the planet to form a solid crust and produced the oceans.

How did Earth form? - Bob the Alien's Tour of the Solar System

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Earth is a planet that formed from a cloud of dust and gas. Its features formed over billions of years and the planet is still forming and changing to this day.

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May 11, 2015 ... The wreckage from the explosion then crashed into a nearby cloud of gas, bringing together the ingredients for our solar system to form.
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Mar 4, 2010 ... ... earths origins, in part 3 of our series of 16 we look how the earth became the perfect planet for life. ... Stephen Hawking - How Did Life Begin?

How was Earth formed? | Reference.com

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As the Earth was forming, an object from space struck the new planet, causing particles to fly into space. Gravity pulled the particles together to form the moon.