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From Space.Com: Pluto Planet Debate Flares Up Again
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, Pluto, Planet, Debate, ancient, discovery, history, humans, interesting, nasa, news, research, science, scientists, world )

Fiona
- 378 days ago - space.com
The long-simmering argument about Pluto's planethood has just flared up again. For more than 75 years after its 1930 discovery, Pluto was regarded as our solar system's ninth planet âEUR" a distant and frigid oddball
Plutos Interaction With the Solar Wind Is Unique, Study Finds
Science & Tech  (tags: Pluto, NASA, New Horizions Mission, Solar System, Solar Wind Around Pluto (SWAP) instrumen )

Steve
- 1113 days ago - nasa.gov
Pluto behaves less like a comet than expected and somewhat more like a planet like Mars or Venus in the way it interacts with the solar wind, a continuous stream of charged particles from the sun.
Science Papers Reveal New Aspects of Pluto and Its Moons
Science & Tech  (tags: Pluto, New Horizions Mission, Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI), Charon, NASA, Ralph/MVIC, Ames Research Center, Solar System )

Steve
- 1163 days ago - nasa.gov
A year ago, Pluto was just a bright speck in the cameras of NASAs approaching New Horizons spacecraft, not much different than its appearances in telescopes since Clyde Tombaugh discovered the then ninth planet in 1930.
Nasa Discovers Methane Snowcapped Mountains on Pluto
Science & Tech  (tags: space, science, nasa, Pluto, Cthulhu, mountains of Madness, tentacles )

Louise
- 1177 days ago - livemint.com
PlutoâEUR(TM)s Cthulhu streach is covered by a layer of dark tholins - complex molecules that form when methane is exposed to sunlight. The Dark one has not commented but does say eating politicians does give him gas
Putting PlutoâEUR(TM)s Geology on the Map
Science & Tech  (tags: nasa, research, science, study, astronomy, Pluto, Sputnik Planum )

Louise
- 1197 days ago - pluto.jhuapl.edu
Images from NASAâEUR(TM)s New Horizons mission are showing that the surface of Pluto possesses an astonishing and unexpected geological diversity. To help make sense of this complexity of PlutoâEUR(TM)s surface has formed and evolved over time.
Christmas Pluto
Science & Tech  (tags: Pluto, New Horizions Mission, NASA, Ralph/LEISA instrument, Planetary science )

Steve
- 1248 days ago - nasa.gov
Pluto gets into the holiday spirit, decked out in red and green.
Stunning New Mosaic Of Pluto Reveals Battered Surface
Science & Tech  (tags: Pluto, science, astronomy, space, nasa, New Horizons, research, discovery )

Michael
- 1252 days ago - iflscience.com
Each week, we look forward to new and exciting Pluto announcements, and this week is definitely no exception. Just five months ago we were on the edge of our seats, anticipating the first-ever up-close views of the icy world.
The Mountainous Shoreline of Sputnik Planum
Science & Tech  (tags: New Horizions Mission, NASA, Pluto, Sputnik Planum, al-Idrisi mountains )

Steve
- 1268 days ago - nasa.gov
In this highest-resolution image from NASA's New Horizons spacecraft, great blocks of PlutoâEUR(TM)s water-ice crust appear jammed together in the informally named al-Idrisi mountains. The latest update from the New Horizons Mission.
A Day on Pluto, a Day on Charon
Science & Tech  (tags: Nasa, Pluto, New Horizions, Charon, Dwarf Planet )

Louise
- 1282 days ago - nasa.gov
On approach in July 2015, the cameras on NASAâEUR(TM)s New Horizons spacecraft captured Pluto rotating over the course of a full Pluto day.
Why the Orbits of Pluto's Moons Are Perplexing Scientists
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, interesting, nasa, New Horizon, Pluto, science, Smithsonian Magazine, space )

Kayleen
- 1291 days ago - csmonitor.com
The moons orbiting Pluto and its largest moon, Charon, are spinning incredibly fast; one is spinning backward against its orbit and some are tilted on their sides. Scientists are puzzled, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Four Months After Pluto Flyby, NASAs New Horizons Yields Wealth of Discovery
Science & Tech  (tags: Pluto, New Horizons, NASA, Cryovolcanos, Space Exploration, Ames Research Center, Discoveries, 3-D Mapping, Kuiper Belt, Styx, Nix, Hydra, Kerberos )

Steve
- 1293 days ago - nasa.gov
The New Horizons mission shows us a Pluto we never thought possible, it is a whole new world.
Pluto's Landscape Is So Complex That Nasa Scientists Aren't Sure How It Got There, After New Horizons Images Could Show Huge Fie
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, space, science, technology, Pluto, New Horizons, research, history )

Cat
- 1351 days ago - independent.co.uk
I love this! The surface of Pluto is so complex that scientists arenâEUR(TM)t sure how it got there, they have said.
New Pluto Images From New Horizons: ItâEUR(TM)s Complicated
Science & Tech  (tags: space, solar system, New Horizons, Pluto )

Louise
- 1352 days ago - pluto.jhuapl.edu
New Horizons began its yearlong download of new images and other data showing a diversity of landforms and complexity of processes that rival anything seen in the solar system.
 

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