Pluto

Pluto Might Become A Planet Again

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 02.03.2015 | UK Tech

Two NASA missions in 2015 might see the number of official planets jump from eight to 10 — and yes, that could mean a comeback for Pluto. NASA's ...

Tiny Moons Of Pluto Caught On Camera

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 19.02.2015 | UK Tech

NASA has unveiled dramatic new images of two small moons orbiting Pluto. The New Horizons spacecraft is currently hurtling towards the dwarf planet...

Have We Mis-Counted The Solar System?

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 16.01.2015 | UK Tech

Scientists at the University of Madrid and the University Of Cambridge have put forward the revolutionary theory that there could in fact be two more ...

The Man Who Discovered Pluto Is Going To Pluto

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Tech

NASA's New Horizons probe has finally come within reach of the tiny planet Pluto where it'll begin studying the small ball of ice and its orbiting moo...

Pluto To Finally Get The Recognition It Deserves

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 27.02.2015 | UK Tech

Pluto, the plucky celestial body that has been whizzing around our solar system, could soon be classified as a planet once again. The former-planet...

Pluto's New Moons Named

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 03.07.2013 | UK Tech

Despite a concerted international public effort and the risk of incurring the wrath of Trekkies everywhere, neither of Pluto's recently discovered mo...

Pluto's New Moon Could Be Named 'Vulcan' Thanks To Star Trek Fans

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 15.04.2013 | UK Tech

Pluto's newest - and smallest - moon could be named 'Vulcan' after a public vote was stormed by fans of Star Trek. In the Trekkie universe, Planet ...

Pluto's New Moons To Be Named By Public Vote

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 15.04.2013 | UK Tech

Want to name a Moon? Astronomers are giving the public the chance to come up with names for two new satellites recently discovered to be orbiting P...

Nasa Scientists Discover New Moon Orbiting Pluto

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 11.09.2012 | UK Tech

Pluto might not be a planet, but it just got another moon. Technically a 'dwarf planet', after its status was downgraded in 2006, Pluto is now thou...

'Building Blocks Of Life' Discovered On Pluto

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 23.12.2011 | UK Tech

Scientists using the Hubble telescope believe they have discovered hydrocarbon molecules on Pluto, which could go some way to explaining the origins o...