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News from all over the solar system to people living in the early 21st Century / Chroniques de la conquête du système solaire
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A Whole New World at the Edge of the Solar System : Starts With A Bang

A Whole New World at the Edge of the Solar System : Starts With A Bang | Space matters | Scoop.it

"In our Solar System, the four rocky planets dominate the inner portion, while the four gas giants dominate the outer Solar System. But out beyond Neptune, thousands of icy, rocky worlds -- including Pluto, the former ninth planet -- make up a vast, wide ring known as the Kuiper Belt."

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Pluto holds big surprises for speedy NASA probe

Pluto holds big surprises for speedy NASA probe | Space matters | Scoop.it
Pluto may be small, but it is proving to be big on surprises. With NASA's New Horizons spacecraft now speeding toward it, our understanding of the dwarf planet should transform even further.
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