Thursday, June 28, 2012

Stellar Flare Blasts Exoplanet

Source - NASA Science News for June 28, 2012

Working in tandem, NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and Swift satellite have caught a distant star blasting one of its own planets with a powerful stellar flare.

The eruption stripped thousands of tons of material from the planet's atmosphere.

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