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Planet X may be closer than thought

And while some have concluded that there must indeed be a hidden ninth planet in our solar system, others have questioned the clusters of Kuiper belt objects that Brown and Batygin provided as evidence. “We simulated the combined observer bias of all studies in which distant Kuiper belt objects have been detected and found that the probability of the clustering (which Brown and Batygin observed and appears to indicate the presence of Planet Nine) is a false alarm…between 0.2 and 0.4 percent.” Thus, The evidence for Planet X is still strong.

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