Astronomers discover a chunk of a planet’s core around a long-dead star

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Interesting Facts About White Dwarfs

astronomy.com is out with a fascinating report about planets and stars colliding and all sorts of other interesting facts.

By finding the vaporized remains of a dead planet’s metallic core, astronomers are getting a glimpse into the future of our solar system. This artist’s concept shows a debris disk surrounding a white dwarf. New research reveals the disk around white dwarf SDSS J122859.93+104032.9 harbors a small, intact planetary […]

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