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Fraser
2009-Jan-10, 10:41 AM
In September, it was announced the Chandra X-ray Observatory had spotted something very odd about BD+20 307. The binary system appeared to have a dusty disk surrounding it, indicative of a young, planet-forming system a fraction of the age of the Solar System. However, it was well known that the binary was actually several billion [...]

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m1omg
2009-Jan-10, 08:59 PM
Maybe a Death Star has attacked...

jhwegener
2009-Jan-11, 08:23 PM
Does this support the hypothese that perhaps planetary systems may not be so neat and quiet as we have learned? They may be more temporary arrangements, and vulnerable by all kinds of catastrophes.