Thursday, October 07, 2010

Podcast: Colliding Planets Part 2



Today, PhysicsBuzz continues its conversation with Marc Kuchner from NASA Goddard, who was part of the research team that recently announced they discovered a dust cloud orbiting a class of binary stars. The team thinks it's likely the dust came from planetoids smashing into each other. Marc tells us more about the science used to find the dust, and why they think it's probably the leftover ashes of an obliterated solar system.

Click the link below to listen to the podcast.

Planets II

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