Planet Jupiter ‘eats other planets’, according to Astronomy and Astrophysics journal research

Planet Jupiter ‘eats other planets’, according to Astronomy and Astrophysics journal research

To call Jupiter “huge” doesn’t really hit the mark. At the equivalent of 318 Earths, the planet is gargantuan - and it feasts on other planets. Yes, that’s right. The King of Planets has earned its throne, but don’t mess with the frenetic beast or it may just eat you. According to new research published in the Astronomy and Astrophysics journal, Jupiter may have achieved its impressive size thanks to its planet-based diet. The report is based on evidence the monster has the remains of other planets deep in its belly. While theories the behemoth might owe its size to an amalgamation of other planet bodies have been around for some time, NASA’s Juno mission to Jupiter returned some exciting complementary data. The space probe managed to catch a glimpse …
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