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NASA released an animation of New Horizons' flyover of two of Pluto's most interesting regions: its icy mountains and frozen plains. The post Watch: Fly Over Pluto’s Icy Mountains With New Horizons appeared first on WIRED.
Colima in Mexico had a busy week, but might be calming down. The post It’s Been a Busy Week of Explosive Eruptions in Mexico appeared first on WIRED.
We have some questions about Ant-Man's insect allies. The post Let’s Nerd Out About Ants Before You See Ant-Man appeared first on WIRED.
Everyone knows that Ant-Man can get really small. But what happens to his mass when he is tiny? The post Ant-Man Shrinks by Stretching Into Other Dimensions appeared first on WIRED.
Here's who to follow if you can't get enough of the coming climate apocalypse. The post Cli-Fi—That’s Climate Fiction—Is the New Sci-Fi appeared first on WIRED.
A new national monument is smack dab in the middle of the route to a long-promised nuclear waste repository. What now? The post The Plan for Storing US Nuclear Waste Just Hit a Roadblock appeared first on WIRED.
The New Horizons team released another amazing closeup of Pluto's largest moon, Charon. The post Charon Has an Outie in New Horizons’ Latest Closeup appeared first on WIRED.
Debris from a Russian satellite threatened the International Space Station this morning, forcing the astronauts into the Soyuz vehicle for potential evacuation. The post ISS Crew Prepares to Evacuate in Real-Life Gravity Scare appeared first on WIRED.
New England is home to some really, really weird caterpillars. Samuel Jaffe wants to photograph them all. The post How Are Caterpillars So Cute Yet So Creepy, I Mean Really appeared first on WIRED.
Kazakhstani officials says they have an explanation for a mysterious epidemic of sleeping sickness: carbon monoxide drifting out of a nearby uranium mine. The post The Mystery of the Kazakhstani Sleeping Sickness appeared first on WIRED.
Smashing protons together since 2009, physicists at the LHC announced that they discovered a particle called the pentaquark on Tuesday. The post Pentaquarks Have Physicists Psyched—And Baffled appeared first on WIRED.
New, colorful imagery shows the diversity of ice covering Pluto's surface. The post The Many Ices of Pluto’s Surface, in Living Color appeared first on WIRED.
In the last decade, Pluto has grown from mere pixels seen through a telescope into a real place. Watch its incredible transformation here. The post Watch: Everything We Know About Pluto in One GIF appeared first on WIRED.
Maybe you still haven't figured out how to say the name of Pluto's largest moon. Let me help. It's pronounced "WOW." The post Charon Comes Into Focus in New Horizons’ Latest Photos appeared first on WIRED.
Check out the first image of Pluto taken during New Horizons historic flyby. The post New Horizons Sent Home a Picture of Pluto’s Mountain Ranges appeared first on WIRED.
Before today, Hydra was square. Now we can finally see its shape---if only in a few pixels. The post Everybody, Meet Hydra, Pluto’s Outermost Moon appeared first on WIRED.
A helium shortage is causing headaches and canceled experiments for scientists, and a few new ideas for how to keep buying the profoundly useful element. The post The Feds Created a Helium Problem That’s Screwing Science appeared first on WIRED.
On Tuesday evening, New Horizons sent mission control a digital handshake to confirm that it safely made it past Pluto. The post It’s Alive! New Horizons Has Survived Its Date With Pluto appeared first on WIRED.
If Pluto suddenly disappeared, would we notice the effects here on Earth? The post What If Pluto Suddenly Disappeared? appeared first on WIRED.
One of New Horizons' top astronomers clears up---kinda---how to pronounce the name of Pluto's largest moon. The post Really, Here’s How You Pronounce “Charon”—Probably appeared first on WIRED.