A deep dive into the abyss

  title={A deep dive into the abyss},
  author={D. Jewitt},
  pages={980 - 981}
  • D. Jewitt
  • Published 2020
  • Geology, Medicine
  • Science
The flyby of the Kuiper Belt object Arrokoth provides quick and tantalizing observations Since 1992, astronomers have unveiled a vast population of solid bodies in orbit beyond Neptune. Known as the Kuiper Belt, this region of the Solar System is a dynamical fossil preserving a record of the planet-formation epoch (1). The belt is also a repository of the Solar System's most primordial material and the long-sought nursery from which most short-period comets originate. Most of what we know about… Expand

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