Jupiter bulked up by cannibalizing baby planets, scientists find – National

Jupiter bulked up by cannibalizing baby planets, scientists find – National

The latest news out of our solar system invokes memories of a game of Hungry Hippos. A new paper published this month in the journal Astronomy & Astrophysics says that the planet Jupiter might have gotten so big in part by, in a sense, gobbling up smaller nearby planets. NASA’s Juno probe was able to … Read more