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Nov 18, 2017
Pluto's atmosphere could be colder than expected because of a cooling mechanism controlled by haze particlesThe result is an atmospheric temperature of about minus 203 degrees Celsius, instead of the predicted minus 173 degrees Celsius.
Oct 30, 2017
From Charlie Brown's Snoopy to Rahul Gandhi's Pidi, loveable dogs have long been making their owners more likeableRahul bringing Pidi into the fold with a 14-second video is a smart move. You may have a lack of awe and appreciation for Rahul, but you can't hate his dog.
Sep 28, 2017
NASA researchers figure out the mystery behind the bladed terrain on PlutoThe jagged geological ridges are found at the highest altitudes on Pluto's surface, near its equator, and can soar many hundreds of feet into the sky.
Sep 08, 2017
Pluto's more prominent surface features get official names honouring yesteryear's pioneersThe Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGSPN) has officially named some of the more prominent surface features on the planet.
Apr 05, 2017
Nasa's New Horizons mission is half way to its next flyby target in the outer solar systemContinuing on its path through the outer regions of the solar system, Nasa's New Horizons spacecraft has now traveled half the distance from Pluto.
Mar 31, 2017
The Earth is not a planet for the same reasons that Pluto is no longer considered as oneThe Earth cannot technically be considered as a planet, as it has failed to clear its orbit of all other objects.
Mar 27, 2017
Australia researchers seek help from amateur stargazers to hunt for 'Planet 9'The Australian National University (ANU) has called on amateur astronomers to help its researchers find a new planet in the Solar System.
Mar 19, 2017
Scientists say Pluto is a planet, irrespective of whether or not it is designated as oneRunyon and his co-authors argue for a definition of "planet" that focuses on the intrinsic qualities of the body itself, rather than external factors.
Feb 21, 2017
Nasa planetary scientists want to promote Pluto to the status of a planet againIf the proposed definition becomes the accepted scientific convention, then that could mean that there are over 110 planets in the solar system.
Jan 26, 2017
Nasa's New Horizons spacecraft to explore ancient object beyond PlutoNasa's New Horizons spacecraft is on its way to explore a small, ancient object located about 1.6 billion kilometres beyond Pluto, nearly two years after its historic encounter with the icy dwarf planet.