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An exoplanet dive bombs its star

2 Sep 2019, 13:00 UTC
An exoplanet dive bombs its star NASA/JPL-Caltech

Now that astronomers have bagged more than 4,000 exoplanets — alien worlds orbiting alien stars — we're starting to see ones that are really weird. Massive planets close in to their stars, planets with two or even three stars, maybe even ones with moons.

And some that aren't just weird. They're eccentric.

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