Pluto

May 19, 2016
May 19, 2016

New Horizons delivers first images of icy world since Pluto flyby

The New Horizons space probe is bringing new images of a remnant of the early solar system, after its historic brush with Pluto last summer, reports ABC News.

February 28, 2016
February 28, 2016

First photos of Pluto’s north pole released

NASA just released incredible new photos of Pluto’s north pole, and they seem to raise more questions about this icy planet.

February 21, 2016
February 21, 2016

Pluto’s moon may have had an ocean

Images from NASA’s New Horizons mission suggest that Pluto’s moon Charon once had a subsurface ocean that has long since frozen and expanded, pushing outward and causing the moon’s surface to stretch and fracture on a massive scale, according to NASA.

January 30, 2016
January 30, 2016

Surprising amount of water ice found on Pluto’s surface

A new map of the dwarf planet revealed that water ice is surprisingly abundant on Pluto's surface.

January 21, 2016
January 21, 2016

'Ninth planet' may exist in solar system, say US scientists

American astronomers say they have strong evidence that there is a ninth planet in our Solar System orbiting far beyond even the dwarf world Pluto.

January 12, 2016
January 12, 2016

Space slug mystery solved!

The explanation for the unusual look involves some interesting behavior from the nitrogen-heavy ice.

January 9, 2016
January 9, 2016

New photos show Pluto's icebergs appear to float in sea of nitrogen ice

The new images of Pluto sent back to planet Earth from NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft, show the dwarf planet’s plains and ‘icebergs’ floating in a sea of nitrogen ice, reports Mashable.com.

December 6, 2015
December 6, 2015

Best-ever Pluto photos show breathtaking views of Dwarf Planet

Get ready to be amazed: NASA today unveiled the best-ever images of Pluto, revealing the dwarf planet's varied and exotic landscape in amazing detail.

October 23, 2015
October 23, 2015

Pluto's moon Kerberos finally shows itself

An image of Kerberos, one of the two tiny moons of Pluto, is finally been returned by the US space agency's New Horizons probe.

October 11, 2015
October 11, 2015

First photos of water on Pluto puzzling scientists

Scientists have suspected for months the presence of water on Pluto. But it was not until recently that they had solid proof, and the discovery is raising intriguing questions about the color and location of the water ice.