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The hills are alive: Nasa's New Horizons spots several 'floating' hills on Pluto

Feb 05, 2016

The hills are alive: Nasa's New Horizons spots several 'floating' hills on Pluto

Nasa's New Horizons spacecraft has captured images of frozen nitrogen glaciers on Pluto carrying numerous 'floating' hills that may be fragments of water ice, giving an insight into the dwarf planet's fascinating and abundant geological activity. #didyouknow #Nasa #Pluto #New Horizons #Shareworthy #Sputnik Planum
Not Pluto: Scientists say they have 'good evidence' for a ninth planet in the solar system

Jan 21, 2016

Not Pluto: Scientists say they have 'good evidence' for a ninth planet in the solar system

Scientists reported on Wednesday they finally have "good evidence" for Planet X, a true ninth planet on the fringes of our solar system. #Life #NewsTracker #science #Planet #Pluto #Space #Solar System #Neptune #cosmos #Shareworthy #Planet 9
Nasa has released the best close-up photos of Pluto we may see in decades

Dec 08, 2015

Nasa has released the best close-up photos of Pluto we may see in decades

Nasa has released a series of sharp Pluto snapshots, billing them as the best close-ups of the dwarf planet we may see for decades. #didyouknow #Nasa #Pluto #Space #New Horizons #Shareworthy #US
Nasa unveils new stunning Pluto images, shows its spectacular surface colours

Oct 16, 2015

Nasa unveils new stunning Pluto images, shows its spectacular surface colours

Pluto contains a rich variety of colors on its surface, according to observations out Thursday from NASA's New Horizons probe that stunned astronomers. #Nasa #Planet #Pluto #Images #Surface #Colours #amazing #Shareworthy
See Plutos blue skies and frozen water in latest photos from Nasas New Horizons

Oct 09, 2015

See Plutos blue skies and frozen water in latest photos from Nasas New Horizons

In a major finding, the first colour images of Pluto's atmospheric hazes beamed by Nasa's New Horizons spacecraft show that the icy-dwarf planet has blue skies similar to Earth and frozen water on its surface. #didyouknow #Nasa #Earth #spacecraft #Pluto #New Horizons #Shareworthy #Kuiper Belt #Alan Stern #blue sky
New Horizons latest photos show Pluto's largest moon Charons colourful and violent history

Oct 02, 2015

New Horizons latest photos show Pluto's largest moon Charons colourful and violent history

Nasa's New Horizons probe has returned the best colour and the highest resolution images ever of Pluto's largest moon Charon which show a surprisingly complex and violent history. #didyouknow #Nasa #Mars #Moon #Grand Canyon #Pluto #Charon #Crater #New Horizons #Shareworthy #saterlite
Up next for Nasa, missions to Venus and near-earth objects by 2020

Oct 01, 2015

Up next for Nasa, missions to Venus and near-earth objects by 2020

In its quest to explore Venus, near-earth objects and bizarre metal asteroids, Nasa has zeroed on five key science investigations among 27 proposals through its ambitious Discovery programme. #didyouknow #Nasa #Mars #Pluto #Asteroids #Venus #Lucy #Shareworthy #Discovery programme #John Grunsfeld #Psyche #Near Earth Objects
It looks more like dragon scales: Plutos latest photos reveal new topographical details

Sep 25, 2015

It looks more like dragon scales: Plutos latest photos reveal new topographical details

New snakeskin images of Pluto sent by NASA's New Horizons probe have revealed a multitude of previously unseen topographic and compositional details. #didyouknow #Nasa #Pluto #photos #New Horizons #Shareworthy #snakeskin #William McKinnon
'Its a treasure trove': New Horizons probe sends important data about Pluto to Earth

Sep 07, 2015

'Its a treasure trove': New Horizons probe sends important data about Pluto to Earth

Seven weeks after New Horizons sped past the Pluto system to study the unexplored world, the mission team has begun the intensive downlinking of the massive data the spacecraft collected and stored on its digital recorders. #didyouknow #Nasa #Earth #spacecraft #Pluto #New Horizons #Shareworthy #Alan Stern
Pluto could have alien life, says physicist Brian Cox after New Horizons flyby

Aug 31, 2015

Pluto could have alien life, says physicist Brian Cox after New Horizons flyby

Pluto may contain a subsurface ocean warm enough to host life, according to English physicist Brian Cox who also said that humans could be the only complex life in our galaxy. #TheySaidIt #Nasa #Galaxy #Pluto #Space #Aliens #Charon #Hydra #Kerberos #Styx #New Horizons #Pluto flyby #Brian Cox #Nix