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Get Ready For The >100 Planet Solar System

If a new definition of planet is adopted by the International Astronomical Union, our Solar System could be home to…

4 years ago

A New Dwarf Planet Joins The Solar System Family

Relying on data collected by the Dark Energy Survey, astronomers have found evidence of a new dwarf planet that is…

4 years ago

Will Earth Survive When the Sun Becomes a Red Giant?

In billions of years, the Sun will enter its "Red Giant" phase and expand considerably. So naturally, we have to…

4 years ago

How Do We Terraform Ceres?

It is possible that we could someday transform Ceres, the largest object in the Asteroid Belt, to make it friendly…

4 years ago

Astronomers Find Theoretical Evidence for Distant Gas Giant Planet in Our Solar System

The astronomer known worldwide for vigorously promoting the demotion of Pluto from its decades long perch as the 9th Planet,…

5 years ago

10 Interesting Facts About Neptune

Here are ten of the more interesting facts about the gas/ice giant known as Neptune. Some you may know, others…

5 years ago

Solar System Guide

The Universe is a very big place, and we occupy a very small corner of it. Known as the Solar…

5 years ago

The (Possible) Dwarf Planet 2007 OR10

Within the Kuiper Belt lies the possible dwarf planet 2007 OR10, one of many objects that has forced astronomers to…

5 years ago

The Dwarf Planet Orcus

Since the early 2000s, more and more objects have been discovered in the outer Solar System that resemble planets. However,…

5 years ago

The Dwarf Planet (and Plutoid) Makemake

In 2003, astronomer Mike Brown and his team from Caltech began a discovery process which would change the way we…

5 years ago