NS: Dying stars eat comets for their last supper

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NS: Dying stars eat comets for their last supper

Post by bystander » Thu Feb 04, 2010 5:50 pm

http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg2 ... upper.html
New Scientist Space News (2010 Feb 04)
When the sun dies, it's not just Earth that will be doomed - the destruction will reach as far as the comets in the outer solar system. That's according to a new explanation of the behaviour of planetary nebulae ...
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Snacking on comets (HST/NASA)

http://arxiv.org/abs/1001.4513