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Pluto and the Kuiper Belt

Dr Amanda Doyle, Feature writer
Feb 28, 2012, 0:00 UTC, Updated Sep 23, 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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