The amateur astronomer who discovered Pluto and visited the dwarf planet after his death
This latest research focuses on one of the most enigmatic landforms yet seen on the dwarf planet Pluto
Is there a reasoning behind it or is it still a mystery? We take a look…
Scientists and engineers are seriously discussing the possibility of sending an orbiter to Pluto and beyond into the Kuiper Belt
What is it about Pluto that made astronomers – such as the likes of Dr Mike Brown, Professor of Planetary Astronomy at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) – insist on its declassification?
Now, thanks to the efforts of the team behind the spacecraft, the first official validated topographical maps published and are available to all
New research into the formation of Pluto explores the idea that the dwarf planet was originally formed from ancient comets
A head-on collision, a near miss or not even possible? We find out if these two planets can actually collide
Almost three years after NASA’s New Horizons mission flew past Charon, the International Astronomical Union (IAU) has named some of its landmarks
The team behind the Pluto mission is looking for your ideas on what to informally name its next flyby destination, a billion miles past the dwarf planet
Using actual New Horizons data and digital elevation models of the dwarf planet, mission scientists have created a film that offers a spectacularly new perspective
The pair reside in the frigid outskirts of our Solar System called the Kuiper Belt
We go on a hunt for white holes in the latest issue of All About Space, out now!
The dwarf planet raises the question of whether some truly novel life forms could exist on such a frigid world
The NASA mission reached a major milestone this week when the last bits of science data from its flyby – arrived safely on Earth
A giant asteroid impact in the dwarf planet’s past offers new insights into the possibility of a 100-kilometre body of water beneath its surface
What is the origin of the large nitrogen glacier on Pluto revealed by NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft in 2015?
“Who would have thought that Pluto is a graffiti artist?”
The NASA mission has received the green light to fly onward to an object deeper in the Kuiper Belt, known as 2014 MU69
The rugged highland features in the image are informally named Krun Macula