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Huge Stars Can Destroy Nearby Planetary Disks

2 Jun 2020, 09:58 UTC
Huge Stars Can Destroy Nearby Planetary Disks

NASA, ESA, the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA), A. Nota (ESA/STScI), and the Westerlund 2 Science Team

There’s something unusual going on around the massive hot stars at the heart of the Westerlund 2 star cluster: where are the missing planet-forming disks?

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