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Cold, Cold Bodies, Warm Hearts

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Science  30 Mar 2007:
Vol. 315, Issue 5820, pp. 1789
DOI: 10.1126/science.315.5820.1789a

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LEAGUE CITY, TEXAS-- Astronomers have calculated how some Kuiper belt objects, which circle on the frigid dark fringes of the solar system for eons on end, might have husbanded their primordial allotment of heat until the present day, they announced at the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, held here from 12 to 16 March 2007. (Read more.)