The new KBOs being observed now are too far away to reveal discoveries like those on Arrokoth, but the team can measure aspects such as each object's surface properties and shape. ScienceDaily shares links with scholarly publications in the TrendMD network and earns revenue from third-party advertisers, where indicated. New Horizons continues to carry out new observations of additional Kuiper Belt objects it passes in the distance. View all the latest top news in the environmental sciences, or browse the topics below:. Retrieved February 17, from www. The solar nebula origin of Arrokoth, a primordial contact binary in the Kuiper Belt.