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Artist’s impression of the newly discovered object.

Japanese astronomers spot new class of object in the Kuiper Belt

A team at the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan has discovered a new class of object that has long been thought to exist in...
Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute

New Horizons’ new and best-yet view of Ultima Thule

As NASA's New Horizons spacecraft made the first flyby of Ultima Thule on early in the New year, it keeps multiplying the wonders and...