Exoplanet Apparently Disappears in Latest Hubble Observations

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 - 11:00 in Astronomy & Space

Portal origin URL: Exoplanet Apparently Disappears in Latest Hubble ObservationsPortal origin nid: 458750Published: Monday, April 20, 2020 - 15:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: What scientists thought was a planet beyond our solar system has “vanished.” Though this happens to sci-fi worlds (like Superman's home planet Krypton exploding or the Death Star's attack on Alderaan), scientists seek a plausible explanation. One interpretation: instead of a planet, it could be a dust cloud produced by two large bodies colliding.Portal image: illustration of collision of two icy, dusty bodies orbiting a starScience Categories: Universe

Read the whole article on Science @ NASA

More from Science @ NASA

Latest Science Newsletter

Get the latest and most popular science news articles of the week in your Inbox! It's free!

Check out our next project, Biology.Net