NASA releases coloured images of Pluto
The pictures are part of a sequence taken near New Horizons' closest approach to Pluto on July 14 this year with resolutions of 77-85 metres per pixel.
India's first bitcoin trading app launched
In India, there are at least 15 bitcoin exchange forums, with the majority being set up over the past two years.
Space around Pluto nearly dust free: NASA
Space environment around Pluto and its moons is almost empty, containing only about six dust partic...
NASA finds giant 'bite mark' on Pluto's surface
Researchers suggest it may have been caused by a process known as sublimation - the transition of a substance from a solid to a gas.
'Snakeskin' textured mountains spotted on Pluto
An image of Pluto taken by New Horizons unveiled bizarrely textured mountains, informally named the Tartarus Dorsa, rise up along Pluto's day-night terminator.
Christmas Pluto still out in the cold
But since this July, when Nasa’s New Horizon’s mission made Pluto a social media sensation, the institution seems to have realised the former planet is now a star.
NASA spacecraft spots 'floating' hills on Pluto
New Horizons spacecraft has captured images of frozen nitrogen glaciers on Pluto carrying numerous floating hills that may be fragments of water ice.
New Horizons' next flyby target could be two icy bodies
Washington, Aug 5 (IANS) Even as NASA's New Horizons spacecraft gets ready for the most distant flyby in the history of space exploration, scientists believe that the probe's next target could actually be two objects.
Pluto's atmosphere is billowing away into space
The tail, which extends tens of thousands of miles beyond Pluto, is probably the result of solar winds charging up molecules in the planet's atmosphere.
NASA spots 'Super Grand Canyon' on Pluto's moon Charon
The image captured by New Horizons several hours before its closest approach in July last year shows a portion of the eastern limb in the global view of Charon.
Pluto may have liquid ocean under ice shell: study
The pictures New Horizons sent back from its close encounter with the Kuiper Belt's most famous denizen showed that Pluto was much more than a simple snowball in space.
NASA probe beams sharpest ever images of Pluto
Mission scientists expect more imagery from this set over the next several days, showing even more terrain at this highest resolution.
NASA probe New Horizons spacecraft captures Pluto in twilight
The southern portions of the nitrogen ice plains named Sputnik Planum, as well as mountains of the informally named Norgay Montes, can also be seen across Pluto.
NASA probe beams best close-up images of Pluto
The view in the mosaic extends from the "limb" of Pluto almost to the "terminator" or day/night line in the southeast of the encounter hemisphere.
Pluto may have giant icy volcanoes: NASA
The two cryovolcano candidates are large features measuring tens of kilometres across and several kilometres high, NASA said.
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