Jul 13, 2014 — It takes a long time to travel 3 billion miles. On July 14, 2015, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft will finally get a flyby glimpse of the dwarf planet, as part of a mission launched in 2006.
Jun 17, 2014 — Before NASA's New Horizons probe visits Pluto next year, scientists hope they can find another "icy body" at the edge of the solar system for a final flyby.
Feb 11, 2013 — The SETI Institute has a list of 12 choices and is collecting votes online. There's also a write-in ballot. Nemo isn't one of the nominees, but write-in candidates are being accepted. Or what about a write-in for Endor? Eyder? Maybe Korva?
Mar 14, 2011 — Growing up, Pluto was my favorite planet. I can't believe it's been five years since we lost it. Sunday was the 81st anniversary of the then-planet's discovery and some school children in Seattle held a protest Saturday to reinstate the planet.
Nov 16, 2010 — These discoveries have forced us to see something we might have known by just looking around at our own lives. It's all a mess.