The first evidence of a planet's destruction by its aging star has been discovered by an international team of astronomers.
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A loose group of stars that has been known for more than 180 years but never before studied in detail has been revealed to be an important new tool in the quest to understand the evolution of stars like the Sun, and in the search for planets like Earth.
A new space telescope is scheduled to rocket into orbit during a launch window that begins at 11:30 a.m. EDT on June 13.