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Jupiter became king of the planets by devouring a "Super Earth"

340x Ok, I know this is geeky but I do love astronomy and the new science but do read this article, quite fascinating. You think that planets are nice round things and then you find out that they are eating as well, damn.

Jupiter became the solar system’s biggest planet by consuming its chief rival, a massive rocky planet ten times bigger than Earth. New discoveries suggest Jupiter and Saturn learned a lesson from their mythological namesakes, "eating" any planet that opposed them. Read more at Io9…

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