Why are the gas giants so big?

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Date created: Mon, May 17, 2021 10:45 AM
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Explanation: Gas giants started out just like "ordinary" planets, developing gradually as rocks and boulders accumulated into larger chunks -- which then attracted still more material with their greater mass… Even among giants it's a giant, carrying more than twice as much mass as the other planets combined.

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