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2016 Discoveries: Could Long Rumored “Planet X” Actually Be “Planet Nine”?

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“The key observation is that there are these Kuiper Belt objects, the most distant objects beyond the orbit of Neptune, the ones that swing out the farthest from the sun so they’re the ones that are the least affected by … Continue reading

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Oh, Pluto! Oh, Charon! More Stunning Detailed Images Astound Earth Scientists & the Public

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I’ve been collecting images from this summer’s historic Pluto fly-by, and here are some of the most recent. I feel like I ought to apologize for not posting more often, but I sustained a very serious injury this summer and … Continue reading

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