New Horizons

Astronomers consult the underworld to name Pluto's first features

Posted in Science on 8th Sep, 2017
by Alex Muller

In July 2015, the New Horizons probe zipped past Pluto, and images and information gathered are still being processed and studied.

New Horizon Probe has finished transmitting pictures 15 months after the Pluto Flyby

Posted in Science on 29th Oct, 2016
by Alex Muller

There's a great deal of work ahead to understand the 400-plus scientific observations that have all been sent to Earth.

New horizons gets the green light from NASA to explore a world beyond pluto

Posted in Hardware on 6th Jul, 2016
by Alex Muller

New Horizons, that showed us Pluto up close for the first time, received NASA approval to forge ahead to an ancient target beyond Pluto.

Pluto could have liquid sub-surface ocean

Posted in Science on 22nd Jun, 2016
by Alex Muller

New Horizons it revealed that the dwarf planet might have a liquid ocean sloshing around under its icy crust. According to a new analysis such an ocean likely still exists today.

Pluto's Interactions with the Solar Wind Are Unique

Posted in Science on 5th Jun, 2016
by Alex Muller

Pluto's atmosphere interacts with the solar wind in a never-before-seen hybrid way, one that's both comet-like and planet-like.