The origin of zodiacal light has been finally uncovered.

This dim, diffuse light in the immense gap between the planets has fascinated observers for ages.

Zodiacal cloud mystery It may seem strange, but the zodiacal cloud is light reflected from a cosmic trash full of comet debris.

These particles scatter sunlight, creating the zodiacal light in the night sky.

Traditional hypotheses attributed these particles to high-speed encounters that pulverized comet ejecta.

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Zodiacal light and disappearing stones Researchers wondered why pebble-sized particles dissolve over time.

Criminal behind the zodiac light curtain One of the team's major findings was that heat disintegrates comet debris.

It was believed that closer proximity to the Sun would accelerate pebble-sized particle annihilation due to more collisions.

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