Wednesday, 16 December 2015

A Brief History Of The Hunt For Planet X

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When a group of astronomers in Sweden thought they found a new object in the far reaches of the solar system, they were cautiously excited. Rather than waiting to go through the long scientific publishing process, they quickly posted their findings online, inviting other astronomers to double-check their work.

The reason for the buzz? The team thinks they may have found a new, relatively large body out in Pluto's territory, something that may even be akin to the long-sought 'Planet X.'

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