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What is the elusive Planet Nine?

Astronomers have recently discovered the solar system’s most distant object, thus far, which they creatively nicknamed “FarFarOut.” It is 3.5 times more distant than Pluto (140 times farther away than the Earth from the sun). The proposed distance for Planet 9, according to Greg Laughlin, an astronomer at Yale University is, “[the] best estimate for its [planet 9’s] current position and brightness put it about 950 times farther than Earth from the Sun.” For now, Planet 9 remains an elusive possibility as we continue to explore what lies on the fringes of our own solar system and galaxy.

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Inner Workings of Allergies

The flowers are blooming, their lush petals wide open as they invite you to take a whiff of their intoxicating aroma.  You sneeze a few times from the pollen, but blow your nose and take a breath of fresh air. You lean back into your chair and take a bite of your burger.  A few minutes later, you can feel your throat and tongue swelling, your face getting red, and your arms itching.