Survival rates of Kuiper Belt Objects with binary companions are used to determine the history of the Solar System.
Ever wonder why there aren’t more planets between Mercury and the Sun? Maybe it’s the Sun’s fault.
What can the colors of Kuiper Belt Objects tell us about how the Solar System formed and evolved?
Yes, ‘Oumuamua is weird; and no, it is probably not a probe sent by an alien civilization. Sometimes scientists (and journalists) should be a little more careful when making (and reporting on) extraordinary claims, especially when the word “alien” is involved.
The mere existence of a binary asteroid near Jupiter can enlighten us to conditions in the early Solar System and shake up what we thought we knew about this time period!
Titan might actually be more akin to Mars and Earth than we first thought.