A giant planet candidate transiting a white dwarf.

  title={A giant planet candidate transiting a white dwarf.},
  author={A. Vanderburg and S. Rappaport and Siyi Xu and I. Crossfield and J. Becker and B. Gary and F. Murgas and S. Blouin and T. Kaye and E. Pall{\'e} and C. Melis and B. Morris and L. Kreidberg and V. Gorjian and C. Morley and A. Mann and H. Parviainen and L. Pearce and E. Newton and A. Carrillo and B. Zuckerman and L. Nelson and G. Zeimann and W. Brown and R. Tronsgaard and B. Klein and G. Ricker and R. Vanderspek and D. Latham and S. Seager and J. Winn and J. Jenkins and F. Adams and B. Benneke and D. Berardo and L. Buchhave and D. Caldwell and J. Christiansen and K. Collins and K. Col'on and T. Daylan and J. Doty and A. E. Doyle and D. Dragomir and C. Dressing and P. Dufour and A. Fukui and A. Glidden and N. Guerrero and Xueying Guo and K. Heng and Andreea I. Henriksen and C. Huang and L. Kaltenegger and S. Kane and J. Lewis and J. Lissauer and F. Morales and N. Narita and J. Pepper and M. Rose and Jeffrey C. Smith and K. Stassun and Liang Yu},
  volume={585 7825},
Astronomers have discovered thousands of planets outside the Solar System1, most of which orbit stars that will eventually evolve into red giants and then into white dwarfs. During the red giant phase, any close-orbiting planets will be engulfed by the star2, but more distant planets can survive this phase and remain in orbit around the white dwarf3,4. Some white dwarfs show evidence for rocky material floating in their atmospheres5, in warm debris disks6-9 or orbiting very closely10-12, which… Expand

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