Dwarfplanet

02.17.17
Dawn probe spots organic materials on dwarf planet Ceres
02.17.17

Dawn probe spots organic materials on dwarf planet Ceres

NASA scientists also believe they're native to the dwarf planet.

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01.22.17
Dwarf planet Ceres' surface isn't what scientists expected
01.22.17

Dwarf planet Ceres' surface isn't what scientists expected

It's a hint at origins near the very edge of the Solar System.

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12.16.16
Dwarf planet Ceres is 'oozing' with water
12.16.16

Dwarf planet Ceres is 'oozing' with water

It's got more water (by weight) than Earth, and has the ice volcanoes to prove it.

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11.23.16
NASA says Ceres' brightest crater is made of salt
11.23.16

NASA says Ceres' brightest crater is made of salt

The material was left behind by liquid that seeped from underground.

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10.13.16
Astronomers spot a tiny dwarf planet beyond Pluto
10.13.16

Astronomers spot a tiny dwarf planet beyond Pluto

And it's all thanks to the Dark Energy Camera.

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07.11.16
Hawaiian telescope spots a new dwarf planet beyond Neptune
07.11.16

Hawaiian telescope spots a new dwarf planet beyond Neptune

Pluto has another friend.

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03.28.16
New Horizons spots signs of a former lake on Pluto
03.28.16

New Horizons spots signs of a former lake on Pluto

Even one of the most distant dwarf planets had liquid on its surface.

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01.13.16
NASA's closest-ever Ceres photos reveal more odd shapes
01.13.16

NASA's closest-ever Ceres photos reveal more odd shapes

The dwarf planet is pretty, but still mysterious.

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12.26.15
Pluto gets rainbow-hued in NASA's latest images
12.26.15

Pluto gets rainbow-hued in NASA's latest images

New Horizons' infrared filter is casting the dwarf planet in a new light.

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