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The Journey to Pluto, the Farthest World Ever Explored
6 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
In 2006, scientists launched a mission to explore Pluto and beyond. In 2015, after a challenge just days before approaching Pluto, New Horizons completed its first objective. The mission continues, and detailed reports are set to begin...
What Has New Horizons Taught Us About Pluto?
6 mins 6th - 12th
Did you know there are more than six hundred thousand minor planet objects in our solar system? A video shares the findings from New Horizons' fly-by of Pluto. The features were not as we expected, and we still can't answer many questions.
New Horizons—First Probe to Reach Pluto!
5 mins 10th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Many photographers struggle to take a photo of a moving object at a distance, but NASA found a way to solve that. The New Horizons probe traveled for nine years to take photos of Pluto and its moon, Charon. The excitement of finally...
Pluto: Still Not A Planet
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewJupiter's magnetic field is 20,000 times that of Earth's. An awareness of the strenght of Jupiter's magnetic field is just one of the challenges engineers face when designing spacecraft to visit Jupiter and its moons. Learn more about...
Earth Used to Have 19-Hour Days (And Pluto Has Dunes!)
6 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewSome days seem longer than others, but recent research proves our day actually lasts much longer than in the past. SciShow Space shares recent research on the length of Earth days and how this data confirms past research with much more...
New Clues to the Structure of the Universe
4 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewEvidence suggests that Pluto has undergone polar wander. A video instructor explains how Pluto's axis of rotation may have changed and how this is possible. The lesson focuses on the science behind the discovery and what it tells...