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Astroboffins have spotted the first evidence of a happily digesting red giant star that recently devoured one of its planets, one of the many apocalyptic fates that could happen here on Earth. Researchers peering through the Hobby-Eberly Telescope realised what the greedy star, known as BD+48 740, had done when they saw a …

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Nice headline!

Interesting article, but top prize for the headline and sub-head. Classy. :)

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Re: Nice headline!

Indeed. I was all geared up to find out if that Marc Almond rumour was true or not.

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'Ageing star sucked retinue member to death, evidence indicates'

Paris???

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Hubble excels itself

Either Hubble's far more impressive than I'd ever realised or you forgot to tag that picture as an artist's impression :-)

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WTF?

Big news indeed!

'Ageing star sucked retinue member to death, evidence indicates'

For some reason, Paul McCartney popped into my head. So to speak. ;-)

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I expected an article about Britney

and one of her dancers

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I blame,

global warming/climate change/weather.

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Om nom nom

No worries, we will have blown ourselves off of Earth or gone into space by then.

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No one noticed this yet?

This is a story about a star swallowing a planet, and the credit for the artist's conception is:

Credit: NASA/ESA/G. Bacon

Bacon! Something is gobbled quickly and someone named Bacon is involved! Is it April 1 already?

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killer sun eh

hum well if it does happen lets hope I am dead before the earth gets destroyed eh don't fancy get ten fried buy it like terminator where everything on earth just fries judgement day I guess. I know its not quite the same but you get the idea unless your thick of course lol. if this is gonna happen in 2 billion years or whatever it is what about the supposed end of the world in 2012 on December 21st thrown that out the window though I suppose these articles of the end of the world are never accurate.

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Those articles say end of the world, not, world detroyed by Sun getting bigger.

I still have yet to choose my random date for the end of the world but it will still probably be more accurate than "those" articles.

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