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It looks as if most suns make a meal of their planets Original Article

This article, published by New Scientist, mentions Discovery Institute Center for Science & Culture Senior Fellow Guillermo Gonzalez:

Guillermo Gonzalez, an astronomer at the University of Washington in Seattle, was intrigued to discover three years ago that 51 Pegasi, the first star other than the Sun that astronomers found to have a planet, had lots of heavy elements in its atmosphere.

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