View Full Version : Mysterious Alien Dust Hints at Violent Planet Formation

2010-Jan-13, 04:40 PM
An artist's rendition of colliding planets, the most likely explanation for the warm dust observed around HD 131488. Image credit: Lynette Cook for Gemini Observatory/AURAFive-hundred light years away, worlds are colliding, and they're made of nothing we've ever seen.Last week at the 215th American Astronomical Society meeting, UCLA astronomers announced that they had found warm [...]

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