Small, Rocky Planets Are Most Likely to Survive the Death of a Star

May 16, 2019 · 3 min read

by Ryan Whitwam

Stars are not forever, although they have lifetimes measured in millions of billions of years. When they finally reach the end of their life, most of the planets that have called a solar system home will be blasted to pieces or ejected into deep space. New research from the University of Warwick points out that some planets may