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Brightest Stars in the Night Sky Can Strip Planets to Their Rocky Cores

Over the last 25 years, astronomers have found thousands of exoplanets around stars in our galaxy, but more than 99 percent of them orbit smaller stars — from red dwarfs to stars slightly more massive than our sun, which is considered an average-sized star. Few have been discovered around even more massive stars, such as ...

Troy Oakes

A Neptune-size planet orbiting a blue A-type star.