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Feb 4, 2016 01:33 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Like the icebergs that float in Earth's Arctic Ocean, it seems Pluto has water ice 'hills' that float atop an ocean of frozen nitrogen.
Feb 2, 2016 01:20 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
Pluto's largest moon, Charon, is cloaked in darkness, with just a tiny sliver lit up by the distant sun, in a newly released photo.
Feb 1, 2016 05:30 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
Water ice is surprisingly abundant on Pluto's surface, a new map of the dwarf planet reveals.
Jan 22, 2016 11:20 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Pictures are still filtering back from NASA's New Horizons close-up of Pluto last year and one of the biggest surprises so far comes from the region informally known as Sputnik Planum.
Jan 14, 2016 12:40 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Pluto's weirdly dynamic and 'young' surface has just become even more intriguing with the release of this stunning color image of what is thought to be a huge cryovolcano, or ice volcano.
Jan 12, 2016 12:31 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Is this a mystery for Mulder and Scully? Probably not, but it demonstrates how surprisingly dynamic Pluto's icy surface really is.
Jan 5, 2016 01:18 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
It's been a long time coming, but the US Postal Service has released its designs for its 2016 stamps and one set rightfully features the biggest space story of 2015 -- NASA's New Horizons mission to Pluto.
Dec 7, 2015 06:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Newly returned pictures taken by NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft are giving scientists -- and the rest of us -- the most detailed views of Pluto’s stunningly diverse landscape.
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