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The Solar System Might Have a New Dwarf Planet! | SciShow News

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After observing what we thought was just a big asteroid in the asteroid belt, a team of astronomers now thinks this might qualify as a dwarf planet. And scientists had the chance to directly observe the collision of two neutron stars for the first time.

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