It’s Exo-Planet Day on Amazing Stories: Scientists Just Found a Hellish Exoplanet Shaped Like a Football

So, do we name it Mesklin to honor Hal Clement, or Jinx, to honor Larry Niven?

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Astronomers have found that a distant exoplanet is so drawn by the gravitational pull from its host star, it’s being deformed into the shape of a football.

Source: Scientists Just Found a Hellish Exoplanet Shaped Like a Football

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