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An international team of astronomers has caught a star in the act of devouring one of its planets.
Three planets -- each orbiting its own giant, dying star -- have been discovered by an international research team led by a Penn State University astronomer.
Two brown dwarf-sized objects orbiting a giant old star show that planets may assemble around stars more quickly and efficiently than anyone thought possible, according to an international team of astronomers.
- In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.