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Buzz Pluto's tall peaks and frozen plains in NASA flyby video

NASA's New Horizons has sent back remarkable new images of the distant dwarf planet, but nothing captures the feel of Pluto quite like this new video.

By 21 July 2015

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Express your rage over Pluto's de-planeting with this Woot shirt

Tired of people piling on poor Pluto just because they believe it's no longer a planet? Amazon's daily deal website has a shirt that will show what side you're on.

By 17 July 2015

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Aw, NASA probe spies Pluto's 'heart' as flyby begins

Pluto, the focus of NASA's New Horizons spacecraft, has a softer side in the form of a distinctive heart-shaped feature on its surface.

By 10 July 2015

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NASA gives Pluto's 'heart' a name, reveals second riveting shot of dwarf planet

In a just-held briefing, NASA says that Pluto's "heart" will be named for the dwarf planet's original discoverer, a dark spot on moon Charon is called "Mordor," and Pluto is a relative newborn.

By 16 July 2015

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See NASA's 'last, best look' at Pluto's mysterious dark spots

NASA's New Horizons probe gets one last glimpse at four strange dark spots along Pluto's equator as scientists puzzle over their origin.

By 14 July 2015

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Pluto's features could have names like Mt. Tardis and Vader Crater

The folks behind NASA's New Horizons released a list of the most popular suggested names for places on Pluto that shows sci-fi and fantasy fans are getting plenty of representation.

By 11 July 2015

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New images reveal Pluto's mysterious spots

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has returned new colour images of Pluto, showing two very different faces -- and uniform spots along the equator.

By 2 July 2015

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Experience Earth on 'Pluto Time' with this NASA tool

Visit another world without ever leaving your yard. A NASA website gives you the time of day when light on Earth is the same as you would see on Pluto.

By 7 June 2015

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Watch the drunken wobble of Pluto's smaller moons

Pluto has had a rough few years. First, it lost its status as a planet. Now most of its tiny moons are acting like rebellious teenagers.

By 4 June 2015

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NASA's New Horizons post-Pluto target is just a billion miles away

If a mission extension is approved, the New Horizons spacecraft will take a short jaunt to a mysterious icy object in the Kuiper Belt.

By 31 August 2015