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Pluto’s Icy Ocean May Harbor Life

Pluto’s Icy Ocean May Harbor Life

Evidences suggest that an ocean laden with ammonia lies beneath the heart-shaped region on Pluto known as Sputnik Planitia...

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Pluto’s Heart Possibly Has a Hidden Salty Ocean

Pluto’s Heart Possibly Has a Hidden Salty Ocean

There happens to be the possible existence of a hidden salty ocean beneath the planet Pluto’s heart....

Sep 26 2016, 5:51am CDT

NASA Releases Best Close-up View of Pluto’s Surface to Date

NASA Releases Best Close-up View of Pluto’s Surface to Date

This is an assemblage of the best and most detailed images of Pluto. The images were obtained when New Horizons spacecraft flew...

May 28 2016, 3:57am CDT

Pluto’s Moon Hydra is Covered in Nearly Pure Water Ice

Pluto’s Moon Hydra is Covered in Nearly Pure Water Ice

Pluto's farthest moon is comprised of pristine water ice, making its surface look highly reflective....

May 9 2016, 8:51pm CDT

New Horizons Shows A Hidden Ocean Beneath Pluto’s Icy Surface

New Horizons Shows A Hidden Ocean Beneath Pluto’s Icy Surface

The New Horizons spacecraft showed a hidden ocean beneath Pluto’s icy exterior....

Apr 11 2016, 6:46am CDT

NASA Captures Giant Icy 'Spider' on Pluto’s Surface

NASA Captures Giant Icy 'Spider' on Pluto’s Surface

NASA's New Horizon spacecraft spotted a unique geological feature on Pluto's landscape that resembles a giant spider....

Apr 9 2016, 3:58am CDT

Scientists Discover Methane Snow on Pluto’s Peaks

Scientists Discover Methane Snow on Pluto’s Peaks

Researchers suspect that the peaks of snowcapped mountains are covered with methane, a major component in natural gas on Earth....

Mar 5 2016, 2:51am CST

NASA's Image Shows Frozen Canyons in Pluto’s North Pole

NASA's Image Shows Frozen Canyons on Pluto’s North Pole

The incredible image shows off the diverse geological and compositional features of Pluto....

Feb 26 2016, 11:36pm CST

Pluto's moon Charon

Pluto’s Moon Charon Stretched and Fractured with Frozen and Expanded Water

NASA’s Long-Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI) mounted on New Horizons spacecraft obtained several images of Pluto’s moon Char...

Feb 22 2016, 11:25am CST

Pluto’s Moon Charon May Had An Ancient Ocean

Pluto’s Moon Charon May Have Had An Ancient Ocean

If the latest data is anything to go by, Pluto’s moon Charon may once have harbored an ocean....

Feb 20 2016, 8:45am CST

Organa crater

Scientists Catch Sight of Organa Crater on Pluto’s Largest Moon, Charon

Space scientists managing the New Horizons spacecraft have caught sight of a crater on Pluto’s largest moon, Charon; and incide...

Oct 30 2015, 8:25am CDT

Pluto’s Mysterious Moon Kerberos Revealed by New Horizons

Pluto’s Mysterious Moon Kerberos Revealed by New Horizons

Images of the planet Pluto’s mysterious moon Kerberos have been brought before our view....

Oct 23 2015, 8:22am CDT