SCIENCE OF STAR WARS: CAN A PLANET HAVE TWO SUNS?

SCIENCE OF STAR WARS: CAN A PLANET HAVE TWO SUNS?

It’s hard for an exoplanet to establish itself in a neighborhood built around not one but two stars. But astronomers have spotted plenty of such alien worlds, sometimes nicknamed “Tatooines” after the “Star Wars” planet where Luke Skywalker watches a double sunset. In new research, scientists tackle how a planet might survive orbiting one star in a […]

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