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Pluto Moons Nix and Hydra Wobble or Dance to Cosmic Rhythm?

In a rare momentum of action, NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has captured that Pluto’s moons, Nix and Hydra, wobble unpredictably, which the astronomers call sky dance that goes in rhythm though the reason behind is far from it. NASA’s associate administrator John Grunsfeld attributes is confident that the New Horizons spacecraft destined to cross Pluto in July will throw more ...

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NASA New Horizons probe detects ‘polar cap’ on distant dwarf planet Pluto

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft took images of bright and dark regions on Pluto’s surface during its close flyby in mid-July this year revealing broad surface markings including a bright area at one pole that may be a polar cap. “As we approach the Pluto system, we are starting to see intriguing features such as a bright region near Pluto’s visible ...

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