Add Your Blog | | Signup
New Laurel's Pluto Blog · 2h ago

Pluto is still a planet, and geophysical planet definition proposal is not a "non-starter"

In his Feb. 22 New Scientist comment, "Pluto is Still an Ex-Planet," Mike Brown attempts to impose one view in an ongoing debate as fact.The community of planetary scientists who support Plu...
New Laurel's Pluto Blog · 5d ago

87 Years of Pluto: Complete List of Signatories Who Signed 2006 Petition Rejecting IAU Definition

February 18, 1930, is a tribute to underdogs. On this day, 87 years ago, 24-year-old Clyde Tombaugh, working at the Lowell Observatory with just a high school diploma, discovered planet Plut...
New Laurel's Pluto Blog · 2W ago

Six New Horizons scientists propose geophysical planet definition

New Laurel's Pluto Blog · 3W ago

New Horizons video simulates Pluto landing; Charon had icy tectonic plates

New Laurel's Pluto Blog · 1M ago

NASA Hosts Facebook Live to Mark Success, Future of New Horizons Mission

NASA Hosts Facebook Live to Mark Success, Future of New Horizons Mission: Members of NASA’s New Horizons team will discuss the achievements of the first encounter with Pluto and look ahead t...
New Laurel's Pluto Blog · 1M ago

YIR IV: New Horizons returns all data of Pluto, a small world with big surprises | NASASpaceFlight.com

New Laurel's Pluto Blog · 2M ago

Winter Solstice: A New Cycle Begins

The wonderful aspect of anything cyclic is that at the end, we always return to the starting point. For Earth’s solar year, many consider that starting point to be Sun’s nadir in the Norther...
New Laurel's Pluto Blog · 2M ago

Pluto’s subsurface ocean could possibly support primitive life

New Laurel's Pluto Blog · 2M ago

New theory proposes weather, not impact, produced Pluto’s Sputnik Planitia

New Laurel's Pluto Blog · 3M ago

Final Pluto data returned by New Horizons, but analysis is just beginning