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Pluto and the Kuiper Belt

Dr Amanda Doyle, Feature writer
28 February 2012, 0:00 UTC, Updated 23 September 2014, 6:35 UTC

Sen—Pluto was long thought to be an outpost in our Solar System, beyond which was just empty space. But with the discovery of thousands of similar objects since 1992, it was realised that Pluto is no longer unique and that the Kuiper Belt holds a wealth of information about our Solar System that has yet to be revealed.

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