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Planets bigger than Earth beyond Pluto?

http://www.nbcnews.com/science/space/far-out-astronomers-say-two-unknown-planets-may-lurk-beyond-n287856 Could it be possible that planets larger than the size of Earth lie beyond Pluto? According to researchers, the behavior of far-out celestial bodies far from the sun (such as Sedna and Pluto), seems to suggest so.  Such bodies, called “extreme trans-Neptunian objects” (or ETNO’s), should generally have an orbital distance of roughly 150 AU […] Continue reading Continue reading

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Hello world!

So I was bored and decided to make this blog (actually, one of my professors forced me to do it). Now that I’m here, I guess it’s time I start posting. My interests range from matters as diverse as foreign languages, video games, astronomy, politics and reading. In fact, here’s a picture of me and some […] Continue reading Continue reading

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