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  • Possible ninth planet roughly 10 times Earth’s mass
  • Planet may be hiding among solar system’s creation offcuts
  • Astronomy search began based on similar orbit anomaly


WHEN Pluto was demoted from planetary status to that of a dwarf planet, a lot of people were very upset and vocal, but now evidence is growing in favour of a new outlying ninth planet in our solar system.

“A sign of a reasonably good scientific theory is not only does it fix the problem you were trying to solve, but it also fixes a couple of other problems you hadn’t even thought about,” Curtin University astrophysicist Dr John Morgan says. 

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