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Why Pluto is the coolest dwarf planet in the galaxy

Pluto may merely be a dwarf planet, but that doesn't stop it from having some pretty awesome quirks that help it stand out from the crowd. Learn about Pluto and its many moons in this video.

By May 21, 2014

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Trekkies conquer contest to name Pluto moons

And we have our winners! Two Plutonian moons get new names after nearly half a million votes stream in from the Internet community.

By February 25, 2013

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Taste Pluto: Solar system lollipops are otherworldly

How many licks does it take to get to the center of the solar system? Find out with a set of planet lollipops.

By September 6, 2012

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Pluto is a planet again! (in Illinois)

Pluto was excommunicated from the planet world in 2006. Now, the Illinois state senate has decided that the excommunication vote was invalid and that it will reinstate the planet.

By March 6, 2009

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Tiny planet extends the borders of our Solar System

A dwarf planet out beyond Pluto has been found orbiting our sun — and there may be another planet 10 times the size of Earth.

By March 26, 2014

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Crave Ep. 111: Man vs. jetpack

A German inventor builds a DIY jetpack. Plus, Trekkies win a space battle by voting to rename a Pluto moon "Vulcan." All that and more on this week's episode of Crave.

By March 1, 2013

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Help name some Plutonian moons

A contest gives the public a chance to help rename two small moons orbiting Pluto, but it might help to brush up on your knowledge of the mythological Greek underworld.

By February 11, 2013

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Man vs. jetpack, Ep: 111

A German inventor has built a DIY jetpack. We get a first look at "Star Wars" pinball for iOS and Android, and "Star Trek" fans win a major space battle when they vote to name a Pluto moon "Vulcan." All that and more on this week's episode of Crave.

By March 4, 2013

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Here's what happens when one planet captures another

This video teaches you all about Triton, a former dwarf planet that was captured by Neptune and forced into its orbit around the planet.

By May 27, 2014

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Today in Tech History: June 22, 2008

The moons of Pluto and some serious computer pioneers.

By June 20, 2008