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Fraser
2013-Mar-06, 11:30 PM
Last year, physicists worked out the plausibility of a fully functional (if not fictional) Death Star being able to destroy planets, and found that the Galactic Empire’s technological terror could indeed destroy Earth-like rocky planets, but a Jupiter-sized gas planet would be a tough challenge. Now, real but theoretical modeling confirms that gas giants like [...]

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