Science and Technology : This Star Is Set To Chow Down On Two Of Its Own Planets

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    Space.com
    By Miriam Kramer
    Posted: 06/11/2014 9:05 am EDT
    Updated: 06/11/2014 9:59 am EDT

    "This is very exciting because this is the first time that we have observed an exoplanetary system with two of its planets sentenced to death," Gongjie Li, of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA), said at a news conference here at the 224th meeting of the American Astronomical Society. "We have calculated their execution times." Read more here
     
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