Definition of nebular theory in English:

nebular theory

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(also nebular hypothesis)


  • The theory that the solar and stellar systems were developed from a primeval nebula.
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    • 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.

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