Dust to dust: Disintegrating rocky exoplanet could unlock secrets to how our solar system was formed

18 febrero 2015

Exciting new research has opened up the chance to find out what distant planets are made of. A team of astronomers have made observations which can help reveal the chemical makeup of a small rocky world orbiting a distant star about 1500 light years away from Earth, increasing our understanding of how planets, including ours, were formed.