The Hubble Space Telescope has captured evidence of a Sun-like star "eating" a nearby planet.This too shall happen here. The sun, the source of the stargazing organic slime on the earth's surface, will expand, and expand, and expand, and swallow three planets in a row (the fourth might be spared). But it looks like this meal will be very slow.
Astronomers knew that stars were capable of swallowing planets in orbit around them, but this is the first time the event has been "seen" so clearly.
The researchers say the planet, which is called Wasp-12b, may only have another 10 million years left before it is completely devoured.
sacred time, and also deep time (geological time), and embraced the absolute master of time: cosmic time—when you can say (almost with a yawn) such amazing things as "only 10 million years."