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Could life exist on a recently discovered planet only 4.25 light years away? NASA’s new OSIRIS Rex mission will put a probe on a neighboring asteroid where it will gather rock and soil samples and return them to Earth for analysis. And, as they search for the mysterious giant Planet 9, said to exist in the far reaches of the solar system, astronomers have discovered several new minor planets. Host Rick Pantaleo talks with some of the scientists involved with these projects and discoveries.