Planet 9 From Outer Space

Astronomers at the California Institute of Technology announced that they have found new evidence of a giant icy planet lurking in the darkness of our solar system far beyond the orbit of Pluto. They are calling it “Planet Nine.” Jeff and Anthony try to work through what this means for our civilization, and all of the styrofoam solar systems in science fairs everywhere.

Astronomers at the California Institute of Technology announced that they have found new evidence of a giant icy planet lurking in the darkness of our solar system far beyond the orbit of Pluto. They are calling it “Planet Nine.” Jeff and Anthony try to work through what this means for our civilization, and all of the styrofoam solar systems in science fairs everywhere.

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