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    Tiny Object Found at the Edge of the Solar System for the First Time. A Kuiper Belt O

    The Kuiper Belt, or the Edgeworth-Kuiper Belt, is home to ancient rocks. Kuiper Belt Objects, or KBOs, are remnants of the early planet-formation days of our Solar System. Small KBOs, in the 1 km. diameter range, have been theorized about for decades, but nobody’s every found one. Until now. Planets form when bits of dust …
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    I know this is a bit nitpicky, but I think that when you say "object found..." you usually mean "for the first time." It would be strange to say, "object found at the edge of the solar system for the second time"... It would imply that somehow it was lost.
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