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1st Known Planet to Orbit a White Dwarf

Astronomers using the Kepler space observatory have spotted a planet circling around a white dwarf 570 light years away. The unusual light signature from the dying star hints that the planet is disintegrating under the star's gravitational pressure, leaving behind a giant dust cloud. http://www.engadget.com/2015/10/21/planet-orbiting-white-dwarf/ #tech

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