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Nov 13 2015
18:16 UTC

A New Mathematical Definition Proposed for What Constitutes a Planet

In the current (heated) debate of what constitutes a planet, it seems everyone can agree at least one thing: The current definition put forth by the International Astronomical Union is actually quite vague and it really only applies to our own Solar System. So while the definition is unclear at best in our own neighborhood, […]

Posted by Universe Today

Oct 20 2015
13:03 UTC

The Many Faces of the Solar System

New Horizon's arrival at Pluto this year, after a nine year-long traverse through the Solar System has revealed many new things about this little icy planet. Pluto used to be […]

Posted by Astronotes

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