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Scientists Propose A New Kind of Planet: A Smashed Up Torus of Hot Vaporized rock

Scientists Propose A New Kind of Planet: A Smashed Up Torus of Hot Vaporized rock

There’s a new type of planet in town, though you won’t find it in well-aged solar systems like our own. It’s more of a stage of formation that planets like Earth can go through. And its existence helps explain the relationship between Earth and our Moon.