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Study: Distant dwarf planet has no atmosphere

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Astronomers say Pluto's icy more distant sister seems even more alien than thought because it doesn't have an atmosphere. Scientists gained that bit of new knowledge about the dwarf planet Makemake (MAH'-kay MAH'-kay) by measuring light from data gathered by several large telescopes. Researchers report in the journal Nature that the small planet may simply have some...