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Report Suggests Remote Object Had Warmer Past

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Report Suggests Remote Object Had Warmer Past

Report Suggests Remote Object Had Warmer Past

Report Suggests Remote Object Had Warmer Past

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Quaoar is a huge ball of frozen rock and ice beyond Pluto that was discovered two years ago. A new report in Nature says Quaoar's ice must have been warmed at some point; the question is how. NPR's David Kestenbaum reports.