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The stars that team up to push planets to their death

Artist's concept showing planet KELT-9b orbiting its host star, KELT-9.

The exoplanet KELT-9b is a ‘hot Jupiter’ at risk of destruction by its star (artist’s impression). Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

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Nature 561, 153 (2018)

doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-018-06174-x

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