White dwarf

Satellite image of a white dwarf star. (Photo By Getty Images)

NASA: White Dwarf May Have Destroyed Planet

A team of astronomers found evidence that a white dwarf star may have destroyed a planet that came too close.


The planet Venus appears close to the crescent Moon as Jupiter (R) appears nearby during a rare planetary alignment on December 1, 2008.  (credit: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Study: Life-Sustaining Planets May Exist Beyond Our Solar System

According to a recent study, scientist say planets in a solar system over 100 light years from Earth can sustain life.


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