The most accepted theory on how the creation of the solar system is core accretion, which took several steps over some 4.6 billion years. The collapsing of gravity caused the material in a nebula to spin. That created th... More »

Coal formation begins with the decay of plants and animals in the absence of oxygen. Bacteria release oxygen and hydrogen and concentrate carbon. Impurities are removed over time, and the weight of sediment compresses th... More »

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Soil formation involves the buildup of parent material, the release of simple compounds, the accumulation of organic matter, the collection of humus from dead plants and the process of leaching. These processes lead to t... More »

Though there are competing theories about the formation of the planets, including Saturn, the most widely accepted theory in 2014 is that of core accretion. Gravity pulled elements in space together in clumps. The clump ... More »

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Scientists estimate that the Earth was created approximately 4.54 billion years ago, which is less than 100 million years after the formation of the solar system. It is thought that the planet was created as a result of ... More »

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Similar to the formation of other planets in the solar system, Jupiter was formed through the core accretion method. Jupiter likely formed after the sun took its place at the center of the early solar system. Jupiter was... More »

Theories about the creation of the earth include the theory of special creation, organic evolution and materialistic theory. While special creation believes in the existence of a supreme being who created the earth, orga... More »