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Is There An Exoplanet In Our Own Solar System?

July 4, 2015 |

We think that all planets revolve around the sun are born in our solar system but what we think may actually be wrong. Read More

Scientists Found Kuiper Belt Twin Encircling Nearby Star

May 31, 2015 |

Using the Gemini Planet Imager, scientists have discovered a disc-shaped bright ring of debris surrounding a nearby Sun-like star called HD 115600, a planetary system that resembles our own solar system in its infancy. This discovery may help scientists to understand how our solar system formed and developed billions of years ago. Read More

20 Things You Should Know About Kuiper Belt

March 2, 2015 |

Kuiper Belt is vast expanse of space beyond the last known gas giant of the Solar System, the Neptune. This space is composed of icy objects. In 1950, it was proposed by Jan Oort, a Dutch astronomer that the comets that we see in our known solar system actually originate from far reaches of the solar system, a large unexplored reservoir! This was named as Oort Cloud. Read More

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