NASA Boffin: Time for Pluto to be Crowned ‘Planet’ Again…

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NASA’s New Horizons has sent exciting waves in the astronomy world by revealing a side of Pluto never seen before. Latest images from the mission reveal the planet is not just an icy, inert wasteland at the edge of the solar system – in fact it is geologically active, with new glacier plains of nitrogen […]

Rosetta Needs the Help of the Sun to Completely Analyze the Origin of Comet 67P

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Scientists who studied the information gleaned from Rosetta spacecraft orbiting the comet, discovered that whatever it is that envelopes the body of the ancient space traveler is nothing but simple molecules. It is also enclosed by volatile gas vapors. Rosetta was sent on a historic voyage in 2004 to discover what comets are really made […]