The asteroid belt might actually be a giant a cosmic refugee camp

The origin of the asteroid belt is closely linked to the history of our Solar System, and astronomers thought they had a good idea of how it formed. But a new study has come out today to contradict those ideas.

Lying between the edge of the rocky planets and the gas giants, huge rocks, up to the size of minor planets, hurtle around in a roughly disk shape known as the asteroid belt.

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