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Scientists find evidence of high-speed planet smash-up

September 1, 2009

Nasa’s Spitzer Space Telescope has found evidence of a high-speed collision between two burgeoning planets around a young star, in the form of vaporized rock and massive plumes of hot lava in space. Astronomers say that two rocky bodies, one as least as big as our moon and the other at least as big as [...]

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Scientists find evidence of high-speed planet smash-up

August 11, 2009

Nasa’s Spitzer Space Telescope has found evidence of a high-speed collision between two burgeoning planets around a young star, in the form of vaporized rock and massive plumes of hot lava in space. Astronomers say that two rocky bodies, one as least as big as our moon and the other at least as big as [...]

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Scientists find evidence of high-speed planet smash-up

July 11, 2009

Nasa’s Spitzer Space Telescope has found evidence of a high-speed collision between two burgeoning planets around a young star, in the form of vaporized rock and massive plumes of hot lava in space. Astronomers say that two rocky bodies, one as least as big as our moon and the other at least as big as [...]

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