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    The Kuiper Belt

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    of the Kuiper Belt was hypothesized by Gerard Kuiper in 1951. Kuiper described an expanse of icy space material beyond Neptune as the only explanation for short-lived comets. However, that anomaly was not the sole phenomenon the Kuiper Belt and its contents helped explain. The Kuiper Belt’s primordial origins have established it as one of the most helpful tools to aid in learning more about the solar system’s beginning. Its existence debunks the original theory of the belt’s formation, consequently given way to the conjecture predicting a shuffling of the planets resulting in their current placement. Gravitational fields of Kuiper Belt Objects, or KBOs, have given evidence as to the existence of another undiscovered planet- dubbed…

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    The Kuiper Belt is what contains most of the asteroids, comets, and other floating rocks scientist see today. The Kuiper Belt is a solar system that exists far out of Neptune's orbit. Kuiper Belt also has another name, that is Edgeworth. The Edgeworth, or the Kuiper Belt, is home to three officially recognized dwarf planet we know today. Those three planets are Pluto, Haumea, and Makemake. Although, Pluto is the most common, it really shows the possibilities this Belt could contain other…

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    Comets Vs Kuiper Belt

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    According to the Nice theory, The Kuiper belt lies out past the orbit of Pluto. Instead of asteroids, The Kuiper belt has millions of icy comets that circle the Sun very fast, and because of that fast motion, they were flung outward by encounters with the giant planets. Scientist believe that the comet Pluto is a part of the Kuiper belt. The Oort cloud is not really a cloud, but a mass of a over a trillion comets that circle the Sun at a great distance. In fact, the Oort cloud extends over…

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    The source I chose to evaluate is an article called “Is Pluto a planet?” written by Graham Rax. This source was published by Kalmbach Publishing Company in 1999, and mainly talked about is the Pluto should be consider as a planet or not. For this paragraph, it mainly talks about what is planet, what the figure does the Pluto has, and it give a conclusion that we can’t define the Pluto as a planet or treat is as a member of Kuiper Belt. We can tell that the article was published by a formal…

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    Callie returns in triumphant fashion in this second Calpurnia Tate book following the Newbery Honor-winning first novel. Calpurnia continues to study science and nature at her grandfather’s side. Together they begin to dissect worms and insects, moving upwards towards vertebrates. Callie develops several scientific devices to measure latitude and barometric pressure. When the barometric pressure drops seriously low and an unusual gull shows up in the yard, Granddaddy heads to the telegraph…

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    commonly known status as a planet. (Chris 1). It being reclassified wasn't the only thing that happened, Nasa sent a spacecraft out and it just recently passed by Pluto. When the spacecraft passed an important discovery was made about Pluto’s surface. It had a three and one-half mile volcano that could be holding alien life inside of it (Jon 1). If alien life is on Pluto then shouldn't it be a planet? Or because it has an atmosphere, granted it only comes when it orbits around a certain point of…

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    “It was really cold. That was my first thought, comin’ out of that ship,” the elderly woman grins at him, thrusting a steaming cup of tea in his hands. He chuckles a bit. The young man clears his throat. “So, miss, I have some questions for you, if you don’t mind.” “Not at all!” She sits down across from him, sipping her own tea. Wind blows outside, snow covering the world. It’s dark outside. Freezing. Pluto is a desolate planet. “What was it like to move here?” “Terrifying,” she chuckles, “I…

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    In the dark underground castle sits Pluto. He's doing the only thing Pluto does well, complaining. Let's listen in. "I’m to attractive to be stuck down here, not that anyone would know because I never leave". His voice is now escalating into a yell. " my brothers Neptune and Jupiter don't even come visit. This castle smells like rat poop and desperation". As Pluto continues yelling to himself his mind wondered over to if he had someone here that wasn't dead. He started to think that if there…

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    Proserpina was but a young girl, with a curious mind, warm-hearted attitude and a will for adventuring into the unknown. She resided in the town of Pleio, with her mother who tried to keep her from wandering off and causing trouble. However, she couldn't quite manage it this time. Proserpina was prancing down the street of Pleio when she saw a man, who was in torn rags, crying on the side of the cobble road. She didn't like seeing people sad, so she went over and asked what was wrong. "Sir, what…

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    as children, they learned that Pluto was a planet, and they do not like change. However, in this essay, I argue that classifying Pluto as a dwarf planet is justified as the classification is useful; however, its status as a dwarf planet should not indicate that it is not as interesting as the planets. I will discuss, first, the historical context in which Pluto came to be demoted, the respective definitions of planets and dwarf planets, and finally, the usefulness of the classifications that…

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