Cosmic tango: a distant planet’s strange orbit points to a violent past

Cosmic tango: a distant planet’s strange orbit points to a violent past

If you close your eyes and imagine a system of planets orbiting a distant star, what do you see?

For most people, such thoughts conjure up systems that mirror the Solar System: planets orbiting a host star on near-circular orbits – rocky planets closer in, and giants such as Jupiter in the icy depths.

#Cosmic #tango #distant #planets #strange #orbit #points #violent

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.