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Pluto's Secrets Revealed

NASA's New Horizons changed everything we thought we knew about this distant planet

December 1, 2017 — S. Alan Stern

Hazy Skies Cool Down Pluto

Complex chemistry in the dwarf planet’s upper atmosphere may explain one of its biggest mysteries

November 16, 2017 — Alexandra Witze and Nature magazine

Put Space Cat on a Pedestal

A campaign calls for the creation of a statue to recognize Félicette, the first cat to be sent into space. 

November 15, 2017 — Yasemin Saplakoglu

Confronting Common Wisdom