Swarms of Pluto-sized objects kick up dust round adolescent Sun-like star

December 12, 2014 9:30 PM

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Swarms of Pluto-sized objects kick up dust round adolescent Sun-like star

ALMA has found that the concentration of dust is much denser in the most distant regions of the disk.

Astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) may have detected the dusty hallmarks of an entire family of Pluto-size objects swarming around an adolescent version of our Sun.

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