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Ultima Thule Beyond Pluto Is Flat Like a Pancake (and Not a Space Snowman After All)


The final photos that NASA's New Horizons spacecraft snapped of Ultima Thule during the probe's epic Jan. 1 flyby reveal the distant object to be much flatter than scientists had thought. (Space.com) More More

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