universetoday.com
Ripped to Shreds, Exoplanet Suffers Painful Death - Universe Today
[/caption] WASP-12b, discovered in 2008, is a real outlier among the 400 or so exoplanets discovered to date. Not that it’s particularly massive (it’s a gas giant, not unlike Jupiter), nor that its homesun (host star) is particularly unusual (it’s rather similar to our own Sun), but it orbits very close to its homesun, and … Continue reading "Ripped to Shreds, Exoplanet Suffers Painful Death"