The Discovery of Eris: A New Dwarf Planet in our Solar System The discovery of Eris marked a significant milestone in the field of astronomy. In 2005, a team of astronomers led by Mike Brown of the California Institute of Technology spotted a new object in the outer reaches of our solar system. At the time, the object was thought to be a tenth planet, but its classification soon became a topic of debate among scientists. The discovery of Eris was made possible by the use of advanced telescopes and sophisticated imaging techniques. The team used the Samuel Oschin Telescope […]

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