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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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NASA's Voyager I hit by third solar 'tsunami'

After traveling for 37 years, Voyager I is recording pulses from the sun that confirm it has entered a different region near the edge of the solar system called interstellar space.

By July 8, 2014

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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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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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Planets with a drunken wobble could be more lively

The wackier a planet's wobble, the more likely it could be to sustain life and keep from going full Popsicle, according to new research.

By April 17, 2014

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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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If the moon was a pixel: a scale model of the solar system

Get your scrolling hand ready. An interactive web page has created a scale model of the solar system, where the moon is the size of just one pixel.

By March 23, 2014

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Colbert turns his funny gun on Snowden in RSA keynote

No joke: Stephen Colbert's not a fan of Edward Snowden's whistleblowing, the political satirist tells a packed house at the closing RSA Conference keynote speech.

By February 28, 2014

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Adorn your wall with free map of solar system's biggest moon

Lots of people have maps of the Earth festooning their walls. Now you can be one of the first to have a map of Ganymede, Jupiter's icy moon, on yours.

By February 13, 2014