Chasing comets, Pluto fly-by and Falcon landing: A year in space

Posted in Science on 31st Dec, 2015
by Alex Muller

A look back at the space technology and exploration highlights of 2015.

Scientists stunned as New Horizons' photos show Pluto's surface as still geologically active

Posted in Science on 15th Nov, 2015
by Alex Muller

The lack of craters on the 'heart' area called Sputnik Planum remain one of the most compelling discoveries about Pluto.

New Horizons: Pluto may have ice volcanoes

Posted in Science on 10th Nov, 2015
by Alex Muller

Two possible ice volcanoes have been identified on the surface of Pluto.

New Horizons changes course for next deep-space rendezvous

Posted in Science on 24th Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

The New Horizons deep-space probe aims to rendezvous with a Kuiper Belt object one billion miles beyond Pluto in 2019.

Pluto's striking surface variations and unique moon rotations

Posted in Science on 19th Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

Pluto isn't alone in having water ice on its surface, measurements indicate that Nix and Hydra, two of Pluto's five moons, are also covered with water ice.