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SOFIA finds hidden clues in Pluto's haze

SOFIA finds hidden clues in Pluto's haze

Remote observations of Pluto by NASA's airborne observatory SOFIA, show that the thin haze enshrouding Pluto is made of very small partic...Read More

Viacom buys television streaming service for USD 340 mn

Viacom buys television streaming service for USD 340 mn

San Francisco: US media group Viacom announced on Tuesday a deal to buy free streaming television service Pluto TV for USD 340 million in...Read More

US: Make Pluto a planet again, 6-year-old girl urges NASA

US: Make Pluto a planet again, 6-year-old girl urges NASA

Washington: Six-year-old Cara O’Connor of Ireland, who dreams of becoming a NASA astronaut one day, wrote a letter to the space agency ur...Read More

Moon saving Pluto’s atmosphere from decay

Moon saving Pluto’s atmosphere from decay

Washington: Pluto’s moon Charon may be significantly reducing the loss of atmosphere of the icy dwarf planet by creating a shield and red...Read More

What shaped Pluto’s huge icy heart?

What shaped Pluto’s huge icy heart?

London: Researchers believe they now know the origin of the large heart-shaped nitrogen glacier revealed in 2015 on Pluto by the New Hori...Read More

After Pluto, New Horizons set to meet deeper space object

After Pluto, New Horizons set to meet deeper space object

Washington: After its historic first-ever flyby of Pluto, NASA’s New Horizons mission has received the green light to fly onward to an ob...Read More

What keeps Pluto’s icy ‘heart’ beating

What keeps Pluto’s icy ‘heart’ beating

Washington: In a discovery that points to exciting geological activity on a distant cold planet billions of miles from the Earth, NASA sc...Read More

NASA probe beams best close-up images of Plut

NASA probe beams best close-up images of Plut

Washington: The most stunning and close-up images of Pluto’s surface have been beamed back to Earth by NASA’s New Horizons space probe.

Pluto’s unique interaction with solar wind revealed

Pluto’s unique interaction with solar wind revealed

Washington: Pluto behaves less like a comet than expected and somewhat more like a planet like Mars or Venus in the way it interacts with...Read More

Space around Pluto nearly dust free says NASA

Space around Pluto nearly dust free says NASA

Washington: Space environment around Pluto and its moons is almost empty, containing only about six dust particles per cubic mile, accord...Read More

Giant bite mark found on Pluto’s surface

Giant bite mark found on Pluto’s surface

Washington : Far in the western hemisphere, scientists on NASA’s New Horizons mission have discovered what looks like a giant “bite mark”...Read More

NASA discovers ‘bite-mark’ on Pluto’s surface

NASA discovers ‘bite-mark’ on Pluto’s surface

Washington – Far in the western hemisphere, scientists on NASA’s New Horizons mission have discovered what looks like a giant “bite mark”...Read More

New Horizons spots methane on Pluto’s snowcapped peaks

New Horizons spots methane on Pluto’s snowcapped peaks

Washington: The New Horizons team has discovered a chain of exotic snowcapped mountains stretching across the dark expanse on Pluto, info...Read More

NASA snap shows Pluto’s atmosphere in infrared wavelength

NASA snap shows Pluto’s atmosphere in infrared wavelength

New York: The US space agency NASA has released a photo taken by its New Horizons spacecraft that shows Pluto’s atmosphere in infrared wa...Read More

See mesmerising Pluto in colour now

See mesmerising Pluto in colour now

Washington: The US space agency NASA has released enhanced colour mosaics of Pluto that combines some of the sharpest views of the myster...Read More

New image shows Pluto’s puzzling patterns, pits

New image shows Pluto’s puzzling patterns, pits

Washington: It seems that the more we see of Pluto, the more fascinating it gets. A new image taken by New Horizons spacecraft shortly be...Read More

Hey, Pluto looks like our mother Earth!

Hey, Pluto looks like our mother Earth!

Washington :  A near-sunset view of the rugged, icy mountains and flat ice plains extending to Pluto’s horizon covering 1,250 km area has...Read More

Flowing ice on Pluto a sign of past life?

Flowing ice on Pluto a sign of past life?

Washington : After spotting stunning mountain ranges on Pluto, NASA’s New Horizons mission has now found evidence of exotic ice flowing a...Read More

NASA identifies haze, flowing Ice on Pluto

NASA identifies haze, flowing Ice on Pluto

Washington DC: NASA’s New Horizons mission has made surprising new discovery, and found haze and flowing ice on Pluto. John Grunsfeld, NA...Read More

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Pluto has 11,000 feet high, young ice mountains: NASA

Washington : NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft, which successfully made a historic flyby of Pluto, has discovered young ice mountains on the...Read More

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