Distant objects show that the solar system is more spread out than we knew

Distant objects show that the solar system is more spread out than we knew

A new method of scanning telescope images for the faintest rocky signatures far beyond Pluto has uncovered evidence that our solar system’s disk of material extends far further into interstellar space than previously thought. Decades of looking at the shadows have given astronomers the impression that the scattered field of icy rocks known as the …

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