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Nov 20, 2015 01:11 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Although the NASA New Horizons mission's close encounter with the Pluto system lasted a matter of hours, the probe was still able to image a full 'day' on Pluto and largest moon Charon.
Nov 13, 2015 02:06 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Is this an Andy Warhol interpretation of Pluto? Actually, it's a beautiful example of when scientific data can imitate art.
Nov 10, 2015 12:24 PM ET // Irene Klotz
A new test for defining the planetary status of an exoplanet has been formulated, but a certain dwarf planet in our solar system still doesn't make the planetary grade.
Nov 9, 2015 03:55 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Giant mountains found on Pluto are believed to be volcanoes that spewed out ice and other volatiles, new research presented on Monday shows.
Nov 2, 2015 01:57 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Scientists analyzing the spectacular high-resolution data streaming back from NASA's New Horizons mission have discovered something curious about a crater on Pluto's largest moon, Charon.
Oct 19, 2015 12:34 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Like a woodworm-infested log, new photos from NASA's New Horizons mission of dwarf planet Pluto have revealed a pockmarked terrain that is as puzzling as it is beautiful.
Oct 8, 2015 02:28 PM ET // Jason Major
A tiny frozen world three billion miles away from the sun isn't the place where you might expect to find a brilliant blue sky, but that's exactly what NASA's New Horizons team has discovered on far-off Pluto. Continue reading →
Oct 1, 2015 07:12 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Move over Pluto, it's time for Charon to step into the limelight.
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