Pluto has a new friend: The hunt for 'Planet Nine' reveals a dwarf world at the edge of our solar system



It is a dark and lonely region of space far beyond where our own spacecraft have explored. 
But there is far more lurking in the frozen, distant reaches of our solar system than previously realised.
Astronomers who are searching for a mysterious new giant planet orbiting in the outskirts of the solar system have discovered a new minor world far beyond Neptune and Pluto.
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THE NEW DWARF PLANET  The newly discovered object is 330 miles (530km) across and 8.5 billion miles (13.7 bn km) from the sun.
It takes 1,100 years to complete a single orbit.
The scientists behind the... read more

 
12 October 2016 in Science &Technology, Views: 34
Source: Daily Mail
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