After nine years in stasis en route to the outer limits of the solar system, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has woken up in preparation for its Pluto survey.
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.
The ThinkGeek Planetary Glass Set is a set of 10 drinking glasses made to look like the Sun and the planets -- even Pluto.
And we have our winners! Two Plutonian moons get new names after nearly half a million votes stream in from the Internet community.
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson frequently uses Twitter to rate how well popular sci-fi films follow scientific principles. How did Christopher Nolan's "Interstellar" stack up?
Declaring that "failure is not an option," Alyssa Carson wants to go further than any human has gone before. She's already been to NASA's Space Academy three times.
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.
How many licks does it take to get to the center of the solar system? Find out with a set of planet lollipops.
This video teaches you all about Triton, a former dwarf planet that was captured by Neptune and forced into its orbit around the planet.
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.