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Tatooine worlds orbiting 2 suns often survive violent escapades of aging stars

(York University) Planets that revolve around two suns may surprisingly survive the violent late stages of the stars' lives, according to new research out of the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center and York University. The finding is surprising because planets orbiting close to a single sun would be destroyed when the aging star swells into a red giant. The study found that planets orbiting two stars often escape death and destruction by moving out to wider orbits.
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