How planets die

This series explores the processes that kill planets.  Planetary death includes events that lead to mass extinctions (for instance, asteroid impacts), total sterilization of the planet’s surface (for example, loss of the oceans), and planetary destruction (for instance, by falling onto a star).

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But don’t get down. Up next are Second Chance Planets.  These are planets with a second chance at having livable conditions.