https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg23030770-300-how-the-sun-abducted-dwarf-planets-from-an-alien-solar-system/

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LOOK up at the sky on a dark, clear night and you will see the moon, a few planets and many stars. Without a large telescope, you will not notice the asteroid belt, the band of icy rock that girdles the sun between Mars and Jupiter. The clouds of rubble lying far beyond the most distant planet, Neptune, are entirely invisible, except perhaps for the pinprick of light that is Pluto. This is the solar system’s liminal zone, where it peters out into interstellar space. Here, in the Kuiper belt that houses Pluto and even further out in the Oort cloud, which stretches a. To continue reading this premium article, register or login for free for unlimited access. Existing users, please log in. Full story

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