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Fraser
2014-Sep-04, 01:40 PM
There are few environments more hostile than a planet circling two stars. Powerful tidal forces from the stars can easily destroy the rocky building blocks of planets or grind a newly formed planet to dust. But astronomers have spotted a handful of these hostile worlds. A new study is even suggesting that these extreme systems […]

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