Strange Facts About the Solar System


It was once thought that our Solar System was fairly normal. We modeled our planetary accretion disk theory around the idea that gas giants formed on the outer edges of a planetary dust cloud and rocky ones formed closer to the sun. However, exoplanetary systems have completely blown this idea out of the water, and as a result, we’ve discovered that our solar backyard isn’t so normal after all.

Here are 10 unusual things about our Solar System.

This is an encore of one of our previous lists, as presented by our YouTube host Simon Whistler. Read the full list!

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