The Shadow of 2014 MU69 Tells a Tantalizing Tale

Is MU69 A Double-lobed World? In just under a year and a half, the New Horizons spacecraft will pass by a distant Kuiper Belt Object called 2014 MU69. Earth-based observations gave the New Horizons scientists a tantalizing look by watching what’s called a “stellar occultation”. They watched as MU69 passed …

Ninth Planet!!! Well….possibly….

Computer Models Predict a Massive World beyond Neptune The big news today involves a new world in the outer region of the solar system called the Kuiper Belt. Although it hasn’t actually been seen yet, planetary scientists at California Institute of Technology (CalTech) announced that they’ve found evidence for what …