Tag: pluto

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Watch: Pluto Probe Phones Home

NASA’s v space probe has phoned home to say it’s successfully passed Pluto. There were scenes of jubilation when the space agency was contacted by the craft, almost 24 hours after it first crossed paths with the dwarf planet. Sky’s Mark

NASA Prepares For a Close Encounter With Pluto

When the probe gets closer, maybe we’ll discover Pluto’s heart is broken, because we don’t call it a planet any more. Have we tried asking Pluto if it identifies as a planet? Why aren’t we more concerned about making it feel unsafe with exclusionary astro-normative trigger language?