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Plan(et) 9 from outer space: What the still-hypothetical planet might look like

Plan(et) 9 from outer space: What the still-hypothetical planet might look like Earlier this year, we covered the cutting-edge work of astronomers and researchers working to demonstrate the existence of a ninth planet far beyond Neptune or the dwarf planet Pluto.student Esther Linder at the University of Bern, suggests that Planet Nine is probably a smaller version of an ice giant like Uranus or Neptune.

Researchers spot the first ‘snow line’ ever seen around young protostar

Researchers spot the first ‘snow line’ ever seen around young protostar Researchers working with the Atacama Large Millimeter / sub-millimeter array have spotted the first direct evidence of frozen water in orbit around a young star.The star in question, V883 Orionis, is a young protostar with an associated protoplanetary disk.