Pluto


Pluto's Frozen Surface may Hide a vast Liquid Ocean

Pluto's frozen surface may conceal a liquid ocean lying deep beneath, suggests new research based on analysis of features reve...

Nov 17 2016, 10:40pm CST

Pluto has a Liquid Subsurface Ocean

Pluto has a Liquid Subsurface Ocean

The planet Pluto has a semi-solid ocean and it lies directly beneath its crust....

Nov 17 2016, 4:21am CST

New Horizons Sends Last Bit of Data from Pluto Flyby

New Horizons Sends Last Bit of Data from Pluto Flyby

The data stored on NASA’s spacecraft has arrived on earth before starting the next leg of its journey...

Oct 29 2016, 3:24am CDT

New Horizons' Final Pluto Data Reaches Earth

New Horizons' Final Pluto Data Reaches Earth

It took more than a year but the last bits of science data from New Horizons' Pluto flyby -- stored on the spacecraft's digita...

Oct 28 2016, 2:21am CDT

NASA's New Horizons finds possible Clouds on Pluto

NASA's New Horizons finds possible Clouds on Pluto

Scientists from NASA's New Horizons mission claim to have identified some cloud candidates on Pluto after examining images tak...

Oct 19 2016, 4:21am CDT

What Made Mysterious Heart on Pluto

What Made Mysterious Heart on Pluto

Apparently there seems to be the case that there is a reason behind the enigmatic heart shape on Pluto’s surface....

Sep 20 2016, 10:57am CDT

The Existence of Planet Nine Beyond Pluto Remains a Mystery

The Existence of Planet Nine Beyond Pluto Remains a Mystery

The existence of Planet Nine beyond Pluto remains pretty much a mystery. It is said to be ten times larger than our home planet...

Jul 29 2016, 4:32am CDT

NASA Sets New Horizons Probe to Visit 2014 MU69 After Pluto in the Kuiper Belt

NASA Sets New Horizons Probe to Visit 2014 MU69 After Pluto in the Kuiper Belt

NASA extends New Horizons mission. Now the Pluto probe is set to fly by one more heavenly body in the Kuiper Belt by 2019. This...

Jul 5 2016, 5:57am CDT

After Pluto, New Horizons set to Meet Deeper Space Object

After Pluto, New Horizons set to Meet Deeper Space Object

After its historic first-ever flyby of Pluto, NASA's New Horizons mission has received the green light to fly onward to an ob...

Jul 2 2016, 6:39pm CDT

Super Grand Canyon Argo Chasma on Pluto's Moon Charon

Super Grand Canyon Argo Chasma on Pluto's Moon Charon

Pluto's largest moon Charon is home to an unusual canyon system that's far longer and deeper than the Grand Canyon on the Eart...

Jun 24 2016, 12:06am CDT

Pluto Could Still Have a Liquid Ocean Underneath its Surface, Says Study

Pluto Could Still Have a Liquid Ocean Underneath its Surface, Says Study

New Horizons' data suggested that Pluto might once have had liquid water underneath its icy crust but new analysis suggest...

Jun 22 2016, 12:51pm CDT

Liquid Ocean on Pluto a Distinct Possibility: Researchers

Liquid Ocean on Pluto a Distinct Possibility: Researchers

Using a thermal evolution model for Pluto updated with data from NASA's New Horizons mission, researchers hope that the dwarf...

Jun 22 2016, 5:07am CDT

Stunning Backlit Image Reveals Possible Cloud in Pluto's Atmopshere

Stunning Backlit Image Reveals Possible Cloud in Pluto's Atmosphere

The newly released image shows the twilight zone of Pluto and highlights certain features of the dwarf planet....

Jun 4 2016, 3:55am CDT

What Keeps Pluto's Icy Heart Beating

What Keeps Pluto's Icy Heart Beating

In a discovery that points to exciting geological activity on a distant cold planet billions of miles from the Earth, NASA scie...

Jun 3 2016, 4:49am CDT

NASA Releases New Horizons' Best Pluto Surface Images

NASA Releases New Horizons' Best Pluto Surface Images

NASA's New Horizon probe has sent home the most detailed view of Pluto's terrain you will see for a very long time.The mosaic s...

May 30 2016, 12:07am CDT

Pluto Interacts with Solar Wind in a Unique Way, Much Like an Actual Planet

Pluto Interacts with Solar Wind in a Unique Way, Much Like an Actual Planet

New analysis finds that Pluto behaves less like a comet as was commonly assumed and somewhat more like a larger planet in our s...

May 6 2016, 9:30pm CDT

NASA’s New Horizon Finds Halo Craters on Pluto

NASA’s New Horizon Finds Halo Craters on Pluto

The image shows a spectacular cluster of bright haloes spreading across Pluto's Vega Terra region....

Apr 24 2016, 3:14am CDT

NASA Discovers Frozen Nitrogen Lake on Pluto

NASA Discovers Frozen Nitrogen Lake on Pluto

NASA has managed to discover what may be the remains of an ancient frozen body of water on Pluto....

Mar 29 2016, 6:57am CDT

Pluto Once Had Lakes and Rivers of Liquid Nitrogen

Pluto Once Had Lakes and Rivers of Liquid Nitrogen

There is a very real possibility that Pluto may once have had flowing streams and pools of liquid nitrogen....

Mar 22 2016, 8:25am CDT

New Horizons Data Reveal New Aspects of Pluto and its Moons

New Horizons Data Reveal New Aspects of Pluto and its Moons

The New Horizons spacecraft has revealed several unseen scenes of Pluto and its moons. They do indeed give one pause for though...

Mar 19 2016, 6:37am CDT

Pluto’s Mysterious Floating Hills Revealed

NASA’s New Horizon Captures Mysterious Floating Hills on Pluto

A series of strange and weird floating hills have been spotted on the surface of the planet Pluto. They have intrigued scientis...

Feb 5 2016, 8:00am CST

Pluto has More Water Ice than Initially Thought, NASA Reveals

Pluto has More Ice Water than Initially Thought, NASA Reveals

Ice water is considerably more widespread across Pluto's surface than was previously known....

Feb 1 2016, 9:28pm CST

Pluto Killer's Daughter Wants Planet Nine to be Called Lilah

Pluto Killer's Daughter Wants Planet Nine to be Called Lilah

Mike Brown, aka Pluto Killer, got a message from his daughter to name Planet Nine after her when he finds it....

Jan 21 2016, 2:25am CST

There is a 9th Planet Say Scientists and its Not Pluto - Video

There is a 9th Planet Say Scientists and its Not Pluto - Video

Researchers say that there is strong evidence of a ninth planet in our solar system. We just do not know where it is. Update: W...

Jan 21 2016, 1:25am CST

Volcano on Pluto's surface

High-Res Images of Pluto Reveal Possible Ice Volcanoes Created Recently

NASA space scientists are currently fascinated and at the same time intrigued by high-res color images of possible ice volcanoe...

Jan 15 2016, 8:35am CST

X Marks the Spot on Pluto's Icy Plains

X Marks the Spot of Curious Activity on Pluto

A pic of an X spot on Pluto’s surface taken by the NASA spacecraft is marked by spontaneous activity....

Jan 9 2016, 9:27pm CST

NASA Captures Pluto from the Edge of our Solar System

NASA Captures Rainbow-Hued Pluto from the Edge of our Solar System

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft recorded a spectacular rainbow Pluto. The movie makes us feel as we are looking out at Plut...

Dec 28 2015, 10:27pm CST

New Horizons Shows Pluto as Never Seen Before

New Horizons Shows Pluto as Never Seen Before

The New Horizons spacecraft has sent the first pics of Pluto....

Dec 7 2015, 3:23am CST

NASA’s New Horizons Captures a Day on Pluto and a Day on Charon

NASA Captures a Day on Pluto and a Day on Charon

Pluto and its largest moon Charon face a different scenario from the earth. The longest day they have to see is a far cry from...

Nov 21 2015, 7:18am CST

Psychedelic Pluto Image Represents Wealth of Information about Pluto

Psychedelic Pluto Image Represents Wealth of Information about Pluto

NASA has released a psychedelic pic of Pluto for the first time. It is indeed a pretty picture to gaze at in adoration....

Nov 15 2015, 5:18am CST

Pluto has Ice Volcanoes

Pluto has Ice Volcanoes

As technology improves, we are finding out more and more about Pluto. Scientists have been studying the giant mountains that yo...

Nov 9 2015, 4:11pm CST

NASA unveils Mosaics of Pluto with its Largest Moon Charon

NASA unveils Mosaics of Pluto with its Largest Moon Charon

NASA has begun a scheme called Pluto Time. It has revealed mosaics of the planet Pluto made from pics and along with that its m...

Oct 21 2015, 4:39am CDT

Pluto Is a Surreal World, Flyby Reveals

Pluto Is a Surreal World, Flyby Reveals

New Horizons team has released the details of diverse findings from the dwarf planet....

Oct 18 2015, 5:46am CDT

Pluto has Blue Skies like Earth

Pluto has Blue Skies like Earth

New Horizons finds blue skies and frozen water on Pluto....

Oct 9 2015, 10:12pm CDT

Pluto Moon Charon has Colossal Planet-wide Canyon

Pluto Moon Charon has Colossal Planet-wide Canyon

New images from NASA's New Horizons spacecraft reveal giant canyon across the Pluto moon Charon....

Oct 2 2015, 12:40am CDT

Pluto wears Snakeskin and Intense Colors

Pluto wears Snakeskin and Intense Colors

Pluto, as it turns out, is quite the fashion victim. The newest NASA hi-res photos reveal unseen features of the dwarf planet....

Sep 25 2015, 6:47am CDT

NASA Turns Images of Pluto into Aerial Tour

NASA Turns Images of Pluto into Aerial Tour

The images taken by new Horizon feature many fascinating details about the dwarf planet and have been turned into a tour....

Sep 22 2015, 2:46am CDT

NASA’s New Horizons Captures New Diverse Images of Pluto

NASA’s New Horizons Captures New Diverse Images of Pluto

The pictures downloaded from the New Horizon shows the planet has a bewildering variety of surfaces....

Sep 11 2015, 5:45am CDT

Watch NASA's New Horizons Historic Pluto Flyby Video

Watch NASA's New Horizons Historic Pluto Flyby Video

The Kuiper Belt object known as 2014 MU69 will be the next destination of the NASA spacecraft....

Sep 2 2015, 9:35am CDT

NASA’s New Horizons Next Target Lies Beyond Pluto

NASA’s New Horizons Next Target Lies Beyond Pluto

NASA’s next target for its probe to examine lies way beyond Pluto....

Aug 29 2015, 5:04am CDT