See pic: NASA releases updated global map of Pluto!

See pic: NASA releases updated global map of Pluto!

It is all courtesy New Horizons, that NASA is able to provide viewers with amazing discoveries.  

See pic: NASA's New Horizons captures Pluto in all its hazy glory!

See pic: NASA's New Horizons captures Pluto in all its hazy glory!

The New Horizons team, that works tirelessly to learn and understand more about the structure and behavior of Pluto’s complex atmosphere, has come across the discovery.

See pics: Icy ‘spider’ on Pluto!

See pics: Icy ‘spider’ on Pluto!

NASA has released a beautiful image of Pluto where an unusual geological feature, resembling a giant spider is sprawling across the planet's icy landscape.

See pics: Pluto’s bladed terrain in 3-D

See pics: Pluto’s bladed terrain in 3-D

The US space agency NASA's New Horizon spacecraft has spotted one of the strangest landforms on the dwarf planet when it flew over Pluto in July, 2015.

New Horizons collects only a few dust grains during Pluto flyby

New Horizons collects only a few dust grains during Pluto flyby

 The space environment around Pluto and its moons appears to be clean as an instrument riding on NASA's New Horizons spacecraft found only a handful of dust grains, the building blocks of planets, when it whipped by Pluto at 31,000 miles per hour last July, a study says.

New Horizons scientists find giant 'bite mark' on Pluto's surface!

New Horizons scientists find giant 'bite mark' on Pluto's surface!

Scientists discovered what looks like a giant 'bite mark' on the Pluto's surface. 

New Horizons spots methane on Pluto's snowcapped peaks

New Horizons spots methane on Pluto's snowcapped peaks

The data indicates that the location of the bright ice on the mountain peaks correlates almost exactly with the distribution of methane ice.

See pic: NASA's New Horizons captures image of Pluto's North Pole!

See pic: NASA's New Horizons captures image of Pluto's North Pole!

In another image beamed back to NASA, New Horizons gives us another proof of Pluto's diversity in terms of its geological and compositional features, this time in an enhanced color image of the north polar area.  

Pluto's moon Charon may have had subsurface ocean

Pluto's moon Charon may have had subsurface ocean

Images from New Horizons suggest Pluto's moon Charon may have had an ancient ocean.

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NASA's New Horizons spots mysterious 'floating hills' on Pluto

NASA's New Horizons spots mysterious 'floating hills' on Pluto

The hills are likely miniature versions of the larger, jumbled mountains on Sputnik Planum’s western border.

See pic: Pluto's blue atmosphere in infrared wavelength

See pic: Pluto's blue atmosphere in infrared wavelength

The US space agency NASA recently released a first look of Pluto’s atmosphere in infrared wavelengths.

Good evidence for 9th planet in solar system: Scientists

Good evidence for 9th planet in solar system: Scientists

Scientists reported today they finally have "good evidence" for Planet X, a true ninth planet on the fringes of our solar system. The gas giant is thought to be almost as big as Neptune and orbiting billions of miles beyond Neptune's path, distant enough to take 10,000 to 20,000 years to circle the sun.

New Horizons anniversary: Ten years ago today, Pluto probe rocketed into sky

New Horizons anniversary: Ten years ago today, Pluto probe rocketed into sky

Ten years ago on this day, 19 January, 2006, the small probe - weighing barely 1,000 pounds - lifted off from Cape Canaveral.

US honours Pluto's historic flyby with postal stamps

US honours Pluto's historic flyby with postal stamps

The US Postal Service has released a preview of its new 2016 stamps highlighting NASA's planetary science programme, including the New Horizons' historic 2015 flyby.

2015 roundup: Ten awe-inspiring photos from space

2015 roundup: Ten awe-inspiring photos from space

Take a look at top ten awe-inspiring photos from space.

NASA spreads holiday cheer, gives Pluto a Christmas makeover!

NASA spreads holiday cheer, gives Pluto a Christmas makeover!

NASA says the New Horizons composition team used infrared wavelength ranges in blue, green and red color channels to create this Christmas portrait of Pluto.

CRISPR – Science's Breakthrough of the Year!

CRISPR – Science's Breakthrough of the Year!

CRISPR came on top of Science's annual list of scientific breakthroughs given fresh demonstrations of its muscle this year.

NASA's New Horizons gives insight into Pluto's latest discoveries

NASA's New Horizons gives insight into Pluto's latest discoveries

New Horizons is all set to provide new insights on the solar system's farthest planet.

Planet X: Is there a super-Earth at the edge of our solar system?

Planet X: Is there a super-Earth at the edge of our solar system?

This controversial study has dealt with a healthy dose of skepticism and two major conclusions have been drawn.