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The ‘Is Pluto a Planet’ Debate May be Heating up Once Again

The ‘Is Pluto a Planet’ Debate May be Heating up Once Again

A new study claims that the criteria used to classify planets is wrong, which means you should prepare for a new round of “Is Pluto a Planet” debates. The International ...

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NASA Releases a Video Showing a Flyover of Pluto

NASA Releases a Video Showing a Flyover of Pluto

Using New Horizons data and models of the dwarf planet, NASA put together a video showing a flyover of Pluto, from its planes to its mountains. Almost exactly two years ago ...

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New Horizons spacecraft is heading for a mysterious object  beyond Pluto

New Horizons spacecraft is heading for a mysterious object beyond Pluto

After passing by Pluto, the New Horizons spacecraft is speeding further and further away from Earth, and is approaching a mysterious red object.

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NASA’s impossible engine passes peer review

NASA’s impossible engine passes peer review

NASA’s impossible engine, also known as the EM Drive, has reportedly passed peer review and the results are set to be published professionally soon.

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Another dwarf planet has been discovered, deep on the edge of our solar system

Another dwarf planet has been discovered, deep on the edge of our solar system

NASA has confirmed another dwarf planet, known as 2015 RR245, located on the outer edges of our solar system, far beyond Neptune.

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A new dwarf planet was just discovered in our solar system

A new dwarf planet was just discovered in our solar system

A new dwarf planet named 2007 OR10, the third largest planet in the solar system only slightly smaller than Pluto, was just discovered.

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The race is on to discover the hidden ninth planet in our solar system

The race is on to discover the hidden ninth planet in our solar system

Astronomers from Caltech have discovered evidence of what may be a true ninth planet in the solar system, far beyond Pluto.

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NASA put together a brief video giving us a close up look at Pluto

NASA put together a brief video giving us a close up look at Pluto

In July 2015, the New Horizons spacecraft gave us a close up look at Pluto, sending back the best images yet of the dwarf planet.

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Pluto is even weirder than we first thought

Pluto is even weirder than we first thought

NASA’s New Horizon probe sent back a massive amount of data, including a whole lot of images that took time to reach Earth. NASA has begin to release some of those images

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Get up close and personal with the surface of Pluto

Get up close and personal with the surface of Pluto

The New Horizons probe has sent back close up images of the surface of Pluto, specifically the Norgay Montes and Sputnik Planum regions of the dwarf planet.

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