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February 17, 2018
Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.
6-year-old tells NASA to make Pluto a planet again: 'You need to fix this problem for me'
February 17, 2018 - 11:22am
November 5, 2017
Is this an evil pumpkin face or what? Stripped of its perpetually smoggy atmosphere, Titan, in this new Google map, reveals dark dunes, mountain chains and lakes. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Google Maps
ASTRO BOB: Don your spacesuit, we're going for a ride
November 5, 2017 - 8:55am
November 26, 2016
Pluto nearly fills the frame in this image from the Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI) aboard NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft, taken on July 13, 2015 when the spacecraft was 476,000 miles from the surface. NASA/Handout via REUTERS
Underground ocean found on Pluto, likely slushy with ice
November 26, 2016 - 12:19pm
July 7, 2015
Bill Sheehan stands by a telescope, which he made, at his Willmar home. It’s similar to one that was used by Clyde Tombaugh, who discovered Pluto nearly 85 years ago while working in Flagstaff, Arizona. Sheehan will speak in Flagstaff this month when the New Horizons spacecraft does a flyby of Pluto. (CAROLYN LANGE | TRIBUNE)
Preparing for Pluto
July 7, 2015 - 11:02pm