Spiraling Planet and Patchwork

Video thumbnail with a woman standing in front of an image of a large planet and its sun. On the right side is a stripe of color with the title text: Spiraling Planet and Patchwork; Cosmic Game Connection

A recent paper reported that the first planet observed by NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope is spiraling in toward its host star, destined to collide with its host star. I talk about this result and how it connects to the game Patchwork.

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