Many planetary systems may get snuffed out before they even get a chance to form, according to new research. The culprit: nearby stars, capable of evaporating entire protoplanetary disks just when they begin to form. Stars tend to form in clusters as a single giant nebula fragments into many smaller pieces. Naturally, some stars will …
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