Saturday, May 22, 2010

Cannabilistic Star

For the first time, scientists are seeing a distant planet being slowly eaten by its parent star.

Poor WASP-12b ...only about 10 million years before it is totally eaten!! The shortest lived planet, most likely and all of this brought to you by the wonderful Hubble! Hubble is just brilliant and those working with Hubble discover the most amazing things. I did write a poem about galaxy gourmands. Permit me to share:

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