Pluto

Dr. Richard Binzel reacts to the first image of Pluto. (Image Credit: NASA)

MIT Astronomer Was ‘Gasping For Air’ After Seeing Historic Pluto Flyby

At 5:45 a.m. Tuesday thousands of scientists on NASA’s New Horizons team got the clearest glimpse of one-time planet Pluto up close, including an MIT professor who helped make the research possible.

07/14/2015

This undated image taken by the Hubble telescope shows Pluto and its moons: Charon, Nix, and Hydra. (Photo by NASA via Getty Images)

Scientists Asking For Help Naming Pluto’s Recently Discovered Moons

Have you ever wanted to name a planet?

02/12/2013