(also nebular hypothesis)
The theory that the solar and stellar systems were developed from a primeval nebula.
More example sentences
- First we had the Copernican revolution, then Kant put forward the nebular theory of the evolution of solar systems.
- Pierre Laplace, an open atheist, published his nebular hypothesis in 1796.
- Evolutionists believe that the solar system condensed out of a cloud of gas and dust called a nebula, hence the nebular hypothesis.
Definition of nebular theory in:
- The US English dictionary