Artist's Impression of a Massive Asteroid Belt in Orbit around a Star (image) University of Leicester Share Print E-Mail Caption This is an artist's impression of a massive asteroid belt in orbit around a star. The new work with SDSS data shows that similar rubble around many white dwarfs contaminates these stars with rocky material and water. Credit Image credit: NASA-JPL / Caltech / T. Pyle (SSC) Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.