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Whoa, Scientists Have Detected A Ring Around This Wacky Dwarf Planet

Whoa, Scientists Have Detected A Ring Around This Wacky Dwarf Planet

Beyond Neptune sits one of the stranger dwarf planets, Haumea. This icy rock receives its flattened dinosaur egg shape from its lightning-fast rotation — a day only lasts four hours there. But it gets even weirder. New evidence is consistent with the presence of a ring. A tiny ring for…