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Triton, Not Pluto or Eris, Is The Kuiper Belt's Largest World  Forbes

It may have been captured by Neptune since it forms, but Triton remains king of the Kuiper belt.

Pluto in glorious color images  CNN

NASA's New Horizons mission is helping us understand worlds at the edge of our solar system by making the first explorations of Pluto and venturing deeper ...

Pluto's strange ridges formed from ancient glaciers  Astronomy Magazine

Scientists have traced strange landforms on Pluto back to their ancient glacial origins.

Chasing New Horizons: Inside the Epic First Mission to Pluto  Science Magazine

On 14 July 2015, the New Horizons spacecraft flew past Pluto, capturing headlines around the world. Chasing New Horizons tells the story of that mission: how it ...

You Can Beam a Message to NASA's New Horizons Spacecraft for Historic Flyby!  Space.com

NASA's New Horizons probe is getting set for the farthest-out flyby in history, and you can send some words of encouragement to help the spacecraft get across ...

Pluto’s weird ridges may be glacial landforms unlike any on Earth  New Scientist News

Next to Pluto's heart-shaped plains are strange rolling hills unlike anything we've seen on Earth, and they may be left over from receding ancient glaciers.

Washboard and Fluted Terrains on Pluto as Evidence for Ancient Glaciation  SETI Institute

A letter by SETI Institute scientist Oliver White focuses one of the most enigmatic landforms yet seen on Pluto. Figure 1. Sputnik Planitia along its northwest ...

Pluto Pillow Is a Truly Customizable Pillow  The Daily Beast

Hating your pillow should be a thing of the past, because it's just one more thing you have to worry about when you should be enjoying a good night's sleep.

Enigmatic ridges on Pluto may be the remains of vanished nitrogen glaciers  Ars Technica

As we've gathered more details about the other planets of the Solar System, we've largely managed to explain the geography we've found by drawing analogies ...

Mysterious 'washboard' and 'fluted' ridges prove Pluto was once home to frozen GLACIERS  Daily Mail

Analysis from astronomers at the SETI Institute in California found the 'washboard' and 'fluted' terrain were caused by crustal debris being deposited when the ...

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