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Pluto's weird surface has puzzling pitted terrain

Pluto's surface is totally the pits in a new NASA image showing odd formations of dimples, troughs and curved indentations.

By 20 October 2015


What's in a dwarf planet? First Pluto findings from New Horizons

A massive team of researchers has published the first paper about Pluto based on data received during the New Horizons flyby.

By 16 October 2015


'Like dragon scales': Pluto ripples with weird snakeskin-like features

The latest batch of photos from the New Horizons craft zoom in on the former planet to reveal weird sights straight out of science fiction.

By 25 September 2015


Beautiful new photos of Pluto show terrain, atmosphere

Pluto revealed to be "surprisingly Earth-like" in photos newly arrived from the New Horizons probe.

By 18 September 2015


Singing computer alarms the president. President Johnson, that is

Declassified CIA memos from the 1960s show the United States was concerned about Chinese computing power and that other arms race with the Soviet Union -- the space race.

By 18 September 2015


Cthulhu, Skywalker, Vulcans finally on the map...of Pluto and Charon

The first draft of maps naming spots on Pluto and Charon are out, and they'll make you want to be a space cartographer.

By 4 August 2015


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


Get the whole history of the Internet at a glance

From a Russian satellite to the death of Internet Explorer, a new infographic takes you through a succinct timeline of the journey the Web has taken over the last 58 years.

By 27 June 2015


Man dies after trying to eat tablet, reports say

Technically Incorrect: A Russian man is apparently enraged that police want to arrest him. He then reportedly begins to eat his tablet in order to avoid detention.

By 11 June 2015


Scientists propose 'cortical modem' implant to give you Terminator vision

US military research agency DARPA forsees a tiny implant that could restore sight loss or give you a heads-up display without a helmet or glasses.

By 18 February 2015