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The Dwarf Planet With a Secret Underground Ocean Reexamined

Dwarf planet Ceres was previously believed to be a relatively primitive chunk of rock. A few years ago, a NASA space probe, dubbed Dawn, unveiled that there's more to Ceres than meets the eye. Now, we're starting to discover how...

Massive Asteroid Could Actually be a Dwarf Planet

A massive asteroid could be re-labeled as a dwarf planet after new analysis calculated its actual shape. According to some astronomers, the reclassification would make it the tiniest planet in the Solar System. Hosted in the asteroid belt located between Mars...