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This artist’s illustration depicts the destruction of a young planet or planets, which scientists may have witnessed for the first time using data from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory. Credits: Illustration: NASA/CXC/M. Weiss; X-ray spectrum: NASA/CXC/MIT/H. M.Günther

Chandra may have first evidence of a young star devouring planet

Out of the blue, scientists have detected the destruction of a young planet or planets around a nearby star. This revelation gives an understanding...