Everything We've Learned About Pluto This Week
NASA's New Horizons has sent back a trove of new data about the dwarf planet - from ice plains to atmospheric haze.By Evan Thomas | July 26, 2015
Last time we checked on Pluto, New Horizons had just spotted a range of relatively young mountains made mostly of ice. (Video via Newsy)
In the last week or so, New Horizons has sent back a trove of new data, on more than just mountains. Here’s a rundown of its findings. (Video via NASA)
On its way past, New Horizons captured some of the best images yet of Pluto’s moons Nix and Hydra. Yes, they’re still blurry, but more data is coming. And remember: a couple weeks ago these moons still looked like a few pixels to us.