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# pluto - Sunday 19 July, 2015

Scientists are on the cusp of these 11 discoveries that will transform the world
# Future
# Future

Scientists are on the cusp of these 11 discoveries that will transform the world

Jul 19th 2015, 5:30 PM 40,981 Views 49 Comments

Many of the devices that power our everyday lives would have been unimaginable a century ago.

# pluto - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

"A giant surprise": New photos reveal previously unseen mountains on Pluto
# The Final Frontier
# The Final Frontier

"A giant surprise": New photos reveal previously unseen mountains on Pluto

Jul 15th 2015, 9:09 PM 21,648 Views 42 Comments

WOAH.

# pluto - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

This simple GIF shows you everything we learned about Pluto today
# Hi Pluto
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# Hi Pluto

This simple GIF shows you everything we learned about Pluto today

Jul 14th 2015, 3:43 PM 3,590 Views 1 Comment

Plucky little Pluto.

Take a look at Pluto as you've never seen it
# Final Frontier
# Final Frontier

Take a look at Pluto as you've never seen it

Jul 14th 2015, 2:16 PM 18,343 Views 42 Comments

As no-one has ever seen it really – NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft is currently as close to the distant (former) planet as any probe in history.

# pluto - Saturday 11 July, 2015

Nasa just released the clearest photo you've ever seen of Pluto
# New Horizons
# New Horizons

Nasa just released the clearest photo you've ever seen of Pluto

Jul 11th 2015, 1:00 PM 40,606 Views 33 Comments

It has never been seen in such detail.

# pluto - Sunday 21 June, 2015

The final approach to Pluto: We live in very exciting times for space exploration
# Opinion
# Opinion

The final approach to Pluto: We live in very exciting times for space exploration

Jun 21st 2015, 7:30 PM 100 Views 60 Comments

In less than one month, on 14 July, New Horizons will make its closest approach to Pluto.

# pluto - Friday 17 January, 2014

Column: Why is Pluto not a planet?
# Stargazer
# Stargazer

Column: Why is Pluto not a planet?

Jan 17th 2014, 12:55 PM 798 Views 38 Comments

Most of us grew up learning that there were nine planets in the Solar System. But why did Pluto get demoted? Conor Farrell explains how our understanding of the icy body changed.

# pluto - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

What would you call Pluto's two smallest moons?
# Pluto
# Pluto

What would you call Pluto's two smallest moons?

Feb 12th 2013, 3:06 PM 5,979 Views 60 Comments

The SETI Institute are giving the public the chance to choose the names of the moons referred to now as P4 and P5.

# pluto - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

Astronomers get rare glimpse of icy, dwarf planet
# Space
# Space

Astronomers get rare glimpse of icy, dwarf planet

Nov 21st 2012, 8:30 PM 11,110 Views 17 Comments

‘Makemake’ is one of five dwarf planets known to exist on the edge of our Solar System – but very little has been known about it until this point.

# pluto - Wednesday 11 July, 2012

Hubble telescope spots fifth moon near Pluto
# Space
# Space

Hubble telescope spots fifth moon near Pluto

Jul 11th 2012, 11:25 PM 5,386 Views 31 Comments

The irregular-shaped moon is less than 23 km wide, according to NASA. No wonder they never spotted it before now…

# pluto - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

'New Earth' found in distant solar system
# New Earth
# New Earth

'New Earth' found in distant solar system

Dec 6th 2011, 11:58 AM 4,131 Views 28 Comments

Nasa has called the discovery of Kepler 22-b a “major milestone on the road to finding Earth’s twin”.