Astronomers Discover Rare Kilometer-Sized Object in Outer Solar System
“We didn't even have enough money to build a second dome to protect our second telescope! Yet we still managed to make a discovery that is impossible for the big projects.”
Scientists Discovered a New Dwarf Planet at the Edge of Our Solar System
Giving Pluto some more company.
This Bizarre Meteorite May Be the First to Come From the Outer Solar System
Is this strange meteorite a fragment of a mysterious fifth gas giant?
New Horizons Sets Off to Its Next Destination: Beyond Pluto
The extended mission isn’t yet approved, but the craft needed to move now or miss its window forever.
Everything You Need to Know About the First Comprehensive Study on Pluto
A tale of craterless plains and unusually shiny moons.
NASA Releases High-Res Images of Pluto’s 'Dragon Scales'
The latest from New Horizons.
Life After Pluto: NASA Announces the Next Target for New Horizons
The spacecraft will be celebrating New Year’s Day 2019 with a (tiny) new planetary friend.
Pluto’s Icy Plains Reveal Its Recent Geological Activity
The New Horizons flyby is over, but the fun has just begun.
Beyond the Glamour Shots: What New Horizons Is Learning About Pluto
Pluto is a unique celestial body, which makes it perfect for answering some lingering questions about where we came from and where we're going.
After Nine Years in Space, NASA's Pluto Probe Is About to Wake Up
New Horizons won't actually reach the dwarf planet until July, but it has a lot of work to do before then.
NASA's Pluto Probe Is Already Planning Its Next Job
The Hubble just added some extra time to New Horizons's life, though it won't reach Pluto for another year.