Planet's 'Umbilical Cord' To Star Matter Seen For First Time | Video

Streams of gas surrounding a young star are being guzzled up by what is thought to be a giant planet in the making. An animation has been created using imagery captured by the European Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) telescope.
credit : ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO)/M. Kornmesser (ESO), S. Casassus et al. / Mash Mix: SPACE.com