New Dwarf Planet 'Biden' May Offer Cosmic Secrets

Discovery at solar system's edge hints at more to come

By John Johnson,  Newser Staff

Posted Mar 26, 2014 5:46 PM CDT

(Newser) – Astronomers, and reporters who cover astronomy, are pretty excited today about the discovery of a suspected dwarf planet named 2012 VP-113—and thus nicknamed "Biden"—in the nether regions of the solar system beyond Pluto. Some snippets:

  • Nature: "The Solar System just
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