It Seems Impossible, But Somehow This Planet Survived its Star’s Red Giant Phase

It Seems Impossible, But Somehow This Planet Survived its Star’s Red Giant Phase

Astronomers working with TESS (Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite) data have found a planet where it shouldn’t be: in the space recently filled by its host star when it was a red giant. TESS uses Asteroseismology to examine stars. It measures the tiny oscillations in a star that gives clues to its interior structure. These clues …

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