Pluto

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.

The Next Journey To Pluto Is Now On Plot

Posted in Science on 27th Apr, 2017
by Alex Muller

An orbiter that will fully investigate the fascinating Pluto

Pluto 'has slushy ocean' below surface

Posted in Science on 17th Nov, 2016
by Alex Muller

Pluto may harbour a slushy water ocean beneath its most prominent surface feature, known as the "heart".

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.

There's a New Dwarf Planet Far Beyond Pluto's Orbit

Posted in Science on 12th Jul, 2016
by Alex Muller

It takes 700 years to make a complete orbit, making it one of the most remote known objects in the entire solar system of significant size.