Latest News on Kuiper Belt
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May 20, 2019
NASA researchers find evidence of water, organics on Kuiper Belt object Ultima ThuleNASA has found evidence for methanol, water ice, and organic molecules on Ultima Thule's surface.
Feb 12, 2019
NASA's faraway space snowman Ultima Thule has a flat, not round, behindThe finding may spark new theories on how such primitive objects formed early in the solar system.
Jan 23, 2019
Planet Nine mystery solved? Study suggests it's something far cooler than a planetPlanet Nine could just be a clump of smaller objects that appear as one, single 'planet'.
Jan 16, 2019
Light, camera, tumble! NASA releases film of space snowman captured by New HorizonsThe small, icy rock is seen spinning like a propeller on its centre – like a tumbling snowman!
Jan 02, 2019
NASA's explorer 'phoned home' after journey to the most distant world everThe explorer travelled 4 billion-mile to a frozen rock at the edge of the solar system.
Dec 31, 2018
NASA spaceship New Horizons zooms toward Ultima Thule: How to watch it LIVENASA will ring in the New Year with a live online broadcast to mark flyby of the Ultima Thule.
Dec 28, 2018
NASA's New Horizons to fly into the New Year studying a distant rock beyond PlutoNew Horizons will fly-by of the farthest object ever studied by a spacecraft on New Years Day.
Dec 25, 2018
NASA's New Horizons to do historic New Years' flyby of farthest ever object studiedPlutonium-powered New Horizons was launched in 2006 and is a days away from flying by Ultima Thule.
Aug 29, 2018
NASA's New Horizon spacecraft spots its next target, an icy world 160 mn km awayThe New Horizons probe, which flew past Pluto in 2015, is set to encounter the Kuiper Belt object.
May 10, 2018
Scientists find a carbon-rich asteroid which may provide insights about the Sun's formationThe object likely formed in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter and has been flung billions of kilometres from its origin to its current home in the Kuiper Belt.