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  • Pluto and two moons
    Getting closer! New Horizons sees two of Pluto’s smaller moons for first time
    The New Horizons spacecraft, on course for a historic encounter with Pluto this summer, is now close enough to see two of its smaller moons for the first time. The new views also come 85 years after the discovery of Pluto by astronomer Clyde...
  • Pluto and Charon seen from New Horizons
    New Horizons sends back new photos of Pluto on Clyde Tombaugh's birthday
    As the New Horizons spacecraft continues speeding toward its rendezvous with Pluto this summer, it has just sent back new photos of the dwarf planet and its largest moon, Charon, it was reported yesterday, Feb. 4, 2015. The occasion is all the...
  • New Horizons
    New Horizons Gets Ready to Explore Pluto
    The New Horizons spacecraft, which was launched from Cape Canaveral back in January 2006, is coming to the end of its nine year, four billion mile voyage to explore Pluto and it's surrounding moons. It was so long a voyage that Pluto itself...
  • Planets past Pluto: At least 2 large planets may orbit farther out, study shows
    Planets past Pluto: At least 2 large planets may orbit farther out, study shows
    New research suggests that there just might be, out beyond the sun-starved orbit of Pluto, at least a couple more planets in our Solar System -- and those worlds could possibly be larger than Earth. A newly released study has found that the orbits...
  • Planets beyond Pluto: Possible two more planets past that of Pluto, big find
    Planets beyond Pluto: Evidence of more planets in solar system, outsizing Earth
    Are there planets beyond Pluto, just waiting to be discovered? New research organized by British and Spanish scientists this week has revealed potential evidence of at least two additional planets might be far away in our solar system. According...
  • Planets beyond Pluto
    Solar system might contain two more undiscovered planets beyond Pluto
    Our solar system might be a little bigger than we think, some scientists are saying, as there could be two or more planets hiding in the dark reaches of space past Pluto. The idea that there could be a dark planet lurking in the far reaches of our...
  • New Horizons Probe to wakeup and take a gander at Pluto!
    New Horizons Probe on Pluto's doorstep: NASA to wake-up probe after 9 years
    It was nine years ago that the New Horizons Probe left Earth headed for Pluto. If you remember that lift-off at all, you probably remember thinking nine years is a long way off and you more than likely never gave it a second thought, but the time...
  • New Horizons spacecraft readies itself for its Pluto flyby
    New Horizons spacecraft readies itself for its Pluto flyby
    At approximately 9:30 pm EST( 6:30 pm PST or 2:30 pm UTC), on Saturday (December 6), the New Horizons spacecraft will wake up from its 18 month hibernation. As soon as the craft wakes up it will send a confirmation back to Earth that will take...
  • Power of Pluto
    Power of Pluto
    I enjoy the subject of astrology and most especially the MODE Cosmic Therapy humanistic, psycho-analytic delving into the intricacies involved. I enjoy it, not only because it entertains and educates, but because I thoroughly love dissecting...
  • Venus and Mars focus attention on relationships and transformation
    Venus and Mars focus attention on relationships and transformation
    November 9-15. 2015Sun 17 Scorpio 13' 5" 16s58Moon 21 Gemini 42'46" 18n33Mercury 1 Scorpio 6'32" 10s01Venus 21 Scorpio 7' 4" 17s33Mars 10 Capricorn 39' 7" 24s29Jupiter 21 Leo 17'21" 15n01Saturn...
  • November Thanksgiving
    Thanksgiving - the lonely holiday on the playground
    If the calendar year were a school and holidays were the students, Christmas and Halloween would beat everyone at tetherball then win four square at recess against New Year's and the 4th of July. Easter would be with the holidays for veterans...
  • Pluto
    Is Pluto Really a Planet?
    Is Pluto a planet? Millions of schoolchildren would undoubtedly answer yes, since one of the first things they learned in school was that the solar system had nine planets, and Pluto was the ninth one. However, back in 2006, the International...
  • Pluto Planet
    Pluto might just become a planet again
    Everyone’s favorite little (dwarf) planet may be having a comeback. Ever since its infamous demotion in 2006, the people have not been willing to let go of Pluto, and neither have some scientists, reported USA Today on Tuesday. Ever since...
  • Three views of Pluto from different orientations.
    Pluto declared a planet again by popular vote
    The Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics published the results of the most recent debate about Pluto being a planet or not being a planet at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics website on Sept. 22, 2014. Experts argued both...
  • moon
    Uranus, Pluto and Mercury: Obsessions, distorted information and the unexpected
    Mercury in Libra sets off the Uranus-Pluto square September 9-14. The energy will peak on September 9, when Mercury squares Pluto and the moon enters Aries, and again on September 13, when Mercury opposes Uranus.Events in the world will be large...