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New Zoomed Photo of Pluto Reveals Ice Mountains Up to 11,000 Feet High

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You knew it was going to be stellar. One NASA scientist has already made reference to the “incoming waterfall of data” which would be following yesterday’s historic #Plutoflyby by New Horizons. The photo below, courtesy of The New York Times, … Continue reading

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Getting to Know Pluto and It’s Five Known Moons: Target Date July 14th 2015

“Nix, Styx, Hydra, Charon and Kerberos” – the five known moons of Pluto all have magical sounding fairy names which make them sound a little bit like the five known dwarves [ or gnomes] of the solar system. Hilariously, at … Continue reading

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