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What If Jupiter Swallowed Earth?

03/04/2021 08:23 PM | Click to read full article

The Earth has been hurtling towards Jupiter for the past 242 days, and now it's about to make impact. Now we're so close to the giant planet that it's the only thing that fills our sky.

What will happen when the two planets collide? Is there any chance that we could pass right through the gas planet? And how would this collision transform Jupiter forever?