Spirals Arms Around Young Stars May Be Evidence of Giant Planets, Scientists Say

Spiral-arm-like features seen around two newborn stars, SAO 206462 and MWC 758, may be evidence for the presence of giant, unseen planets, says a team of astronomers led by Ruobing Dong of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. In 2013, astronomers spotted large-scale spiral arms in protoplanetary disks around the young stars SAO 206462 and MWC 758, [...] —> Read More