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Dying Star May Have Torn Alien Planet Apart

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A white dwarf may seem like it would be a calm, dying star, but scientists say such stars can pack a gravitational punch so strong that they can tear a passing planet apart.

Using Chandra and several other telescopes, researchers have found evidence that a white dwarf star – the dense…

A white dwarf may seem like it would be a calm, dying star, but scientists say such stars can pack a gravitational punch so strong that they can tear a passing planet apart.

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