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you May, after all, not ” Planet Nine “. For years, astronomers are looking for-without success-to the body whose gravity would account for the strange orbits of certain objects in the Kuiper belt, a distant dump space in the outer Solar System, full of rocks that can reach up to 1,000 km in diameter, and from which they derive many of the comets that visit the vicinity of the Earth

But there is another thing that could have the same “pull” of gravity that this hypothetical planet. Something much smaller but, on the whole, completely invisible: a black hole primary . Its existence was proposed in a study published in 2019por Jakub Scholtz, of the University of Durham and James Unwin,