Big find! Scientists spot giant alien planet orbiting close to dead star’s corpse



We may now have direct evidence that planets can survive unscathed the violent churn that attends their host star’s death.Astronomers have spotted signs of an intact giant planet circling a superdense stellar corpse known as a white dwarf, a new study reports.The white dwarf in question, called WD 1856, is part of a three-star system that lies about 80 light-years from Earth. The newly detected, Jupiter-size exoplanet candidate, WD 1856 b, is about seven times larger than the white dwarf… Big find! Scientists spot giant alien planet orbiting close to dead star’s corpse