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“Planet Nine” not needed to explain outer object orbits, researcher claims

Cosmos Magazine - Wed 6 Jun 18

New hypothesis also potentially explains mechanics of dino-killing asteroid. Richard A Lovett reports.

Gravitational "bumper cars" could put Planet Nine hypothesis on ice

Gizmag - Tue 5 Jun 18

Over the last few years, there's been growing evidence for a huge, ninth planet lurking on the very edges of the Solar System. The dwarf planets and other icy bodies out there move in ...

Collective gravity, not Planet Nine, may explain the orbits of 'detached objects'

Phys.org - Mon 4 Jun 18

Bumper car-like interactions at the edges of our solar system—and not a mysterious ninth planet—may explain the dynamics of strange bodies called "detached objects," according to a new study.

Collective gravity, not Planet Nine, may explain the orbits of ‘detached objects’, Science Blog - Mon 11 Jun 18
Collective gravity, not Planet Nine, may explain the orbits of 'detached objects', SpaceDaily - Tue 5 Jun 18
Collective gravity, not Planet Nine, may explain the orbits of 'detached objects', ScienceDaily - Mon 4 Jun 18
Collective gravity, not Planet Nine, may explain the orbits of "detached objects", Newswise - Mon 4 Jun 18

We May Not Need ‘Planet 9’ to Explain Unusual Orbits in Outer Solar System

Extremetech - Wed 6 Jun 18

For the past few years, scientists have been trying to find a hypothetical Planet 9 that may exist outside our known solar system based on the very unusual orbits of certain dwarf planets. But ...

The gravitational pull of thousands of small space rocks, rather than a massive, unseen planet, could be creating the odd orbits of objects in the Kuiper Belt.

Discovery News - Wed 6 Jun 18

Credit: NASA/JPL-CaltechDENVER — Small but rowdy space rocks pushing and jostling one another may have created the unusual orbits some astronomers cite as the signature of ...

No need for Planet Nine? Small objects' gravity could explain weird orbits

FOXNews - Wed 6 Jun 18

DENVER — Small but rowdy space rocks pushing and jostling one another may have created the unusual orbits some astronomers cite as the signature of the hypothesized " Planet Nine," a new study ...

No Need for Planet Nine? Small Objects' Gravity Could Explain Weird Orbits, SPACE.com - Tue 5 Jun 18

'Planet 9' might really be a gang of asteroids shooting comets at us - CNET

CNET Cutting Edge - Mon 4 Jun 18

A theorized hidden planet screwing with the orbit of distant dwarf planets may really be smaller, more mischievous bits of space debris with a possible link to dinosaurs.

Scientists claim weird orbit of objects on the edge of the Milky way are NOT caused by Planet Nine

Daily Mail - Mon 4 Jun 18

Scientists from the University of Colorado at Boulder say bumper car-like interactions at the edge of the solar system explain the dynamics of 'detached bodies' such as Sedna (artist's impression). ...

New Theory: No Planet Nine, but Complex Gravity Interactions at Solar System’s Fringe

Laboratory Equipment - Mon 4 Jun 18

NewsA new theory contends that the “detached objects” interact like bumper cars, creating the strange movements that appear to defy what we can see in the solar system so far.Staff Author: Seth ...