Ninth Planet Beyond Neptune?

Konstantin Batygin & Mike Brown have recently uncovered evidence that a giant planet in the outer reaches of our solar system is pushing around the orbits of the most distant objects known beyond Neptune. The orbits of these distant objects, in what

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Konstantin Batygin & Mike Brown have recently uncovered evidence that a giant planet in the outer reaches of our solar system is pushing around the orbits of the most distant objects known beyond Neptune.

The orbits of these distant objects, in what is called the Kuiper belt, contain the gravitational clues which reveal how big the planet -- which they call Planet Nine -- is and where it is hiding.

They have embarked on a search for Planet Nine and hope that within a few years astronomers will be studying the new planet for clues to its origin and what information it holds about the formation of the solar system.

Please join Tony Darnell, Alberto Conti and Harley Thronson as they discuss the possibility of a ninth planet in our solar system. Please bring your questions and comments as well!

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