How the Mysterious Planet 9 is Tilting Our Solar System
Is the sun actually tilted…or is it just us? DNews dives into this space mystery by taking a closer look at the effects of Planet 9.
One of the enduring mysteries of space science is the matter of our tilting sun. For decades now, scientists have known that the sun’s spin axis is about six degrees off-vertical – but no one knew why. Until now. Newly published research appears to have finally solved the enigma, as space science producer Ian O’Neill explains in today’s DNews dispatch.