Chris Snan, Staff Columnist~
NBA offseason: the most interesting, talked-about topic of the summer for us sports junkies.
Over the years, the league has been rocked by a mega trade, usually toward the end of the summer. Last year, it was Kevin Durant announcing he would be joining the Golden
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Katherine Graves, Copy Desk Chief~
Astronomers may have identified our solar system’s seventh dwarf planet, 2014 UZ224, informally called “DeeDee” meaning “Distant Dwarf.” Most people are aware of the classification-debated dwarf planet Pluto, but our solar system contains five other confirmed dwarf planets that are arguably rarely discussed.
Dwarf planets are similar to planets except the gravity of dwarf planets is not enough to clear their orbits of lesser objects, such as asteroids, according to Space.com.
Our known dwarf planets are Pluto, Ceres, Makemake, Haumea, Eris and 2007 OR10. Continue reading “The Solar System’s Black Sheep”