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Dead Stars 'Polluted with Planet Debris

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NASA's Hubble Space Telescope Finds Dead Stars 'Polluted with Planet Debris

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has found the building blocks for Earth-sized planets in an unlikely place-- the atmospheres of a pair of burned-out stars called white dwarfs.

These dead stars are located 150 light-years from Earth in a relatively young star cluster, Hyades, in the constellation Taurus. The star cluster is only 625 million years old. The white dwarfs are being polluted by asteroid-like debris falling onto them.

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So that's how the Earth will end: as debris impacting on a dying star.

Someone should write a poem about it.

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