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What were the contributions to Western civilization from the ancient Greeks? The accretion disk from which the Sun and its planets were formed appeared in a relatively short time, and the disk was originally a molecular cloud that may have been disturbed by an exploding star.� A "local" exploding star likely provided the bulk of our solar system's matter, and the entire mess gravitationally collapsed into the disk.� Earth�s age is estimated to be about 4.6 billion years, and formed fewer than 100 million years after the Sun did.� In a mere 50 million years after formation, the Sun became compressed enough to initiate the sustained fusion that still powers it and will for several billion more years.

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