Dwarf Planet


NASA Releases Best Photo Yet of Pluto

NASA Releases Best Photo Yet of Pluto

New Horizons just zipped by Pluto. NASA has now shared the best photo of Pluto so far to give an idea what will come tomorrow....

Jul 14 2015, 7:25am CDT

New Horizons is Less than One Million Miles Away from Pluto

New Horizons is Less than One Million Miles Away from Pluto

The New Horizons spacecraft closes in on Pluto and is now less than 1 million miles away sending new never before seen photos o...

Jul 13 2015, 12:34am CDT

NASA Probe Sets Out for Pluto

NASA Probe Sets Out for Pluto

The probe will be the first of its kind to visit the smallest planet....

Jul 8 2015, 12:27pm CDT

New Horizons Shows 300 miles wide Spots on Pluto

New Horizons Shows 300 miles wide Spots on Pluto

Did someone use a giant shotgun to shoot holes into Pluto? New images of New Horizons spacecraft show distinct giant holes on e...

Jul 2 2015, 9:20am CDT

Dwarf Planet Ceres Revealed by NASA in Video

Dwarf Planet Ceres Revealed by NASA in Video

Images of the dwarf planet Ceres by NASA show certain unique features of the dark and covert body in space....

Jun 9 2015, 8:22am CDT

Pluto Moon Charon and Pluto Form Binary Planet

Pluto Moon Charon and Pluto Form Binary Planet

New research gives a preview of what NASA's Horizon will encounter when visiting Pluto....

Jun 4 2015, 1:42am CDT

Pink Dwarf Planet Found Beyond Pluto

Pink Dwarf Planet Biden Spotted Beyond Pluto

A new, “pink”, dwarf planet has been discovered beyond the known edge of the solar system in an area that should be completely...

Mar 27 2014, 2:22pm CDT

Astronomers Find A Planet That Wobbles Like A Top

Astronomers Find A Planet That Wobbles Like A Top

Newly discovered planet Kepler-413b is about 2,300 light years from Earth. It circles its two suns – an orange and red dwarf –...

Feb 6 2014, 5:42pm CST

Pluto's Decision Hardest on Textbook Makers & Discoverer's Widow

Pluto's Decision Hardest on Textbook Makers & Discoverer's Widow

Though it's not going to affect anyone's everyday life (unless maybe you're an astronomer), the decision that just came out of...

Aug 25 2006, 4:00am CDT

Official: Pluto is a Dwarf Planet

As reported 2,500 scientists from around the world are currently in Prague, Czech Republic to discuss and define for all time e...

Aug 24 2006, 12:41pm CDT