NASA probe sees all 5 of Pluto's known moons for the first time

For the first time, a probe speeding toward Pluto has seen all the known members of the dwarf planet's cosmic family.NASA's New Horizons probe caught sight of Pluto and all five of its known moons for the first time in new photos and animations released this week.

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NASA probe sees all 5 of Pluto's known moons for the first time

For the first time, a probe speeding toward Pluto has seen all the known members of the dwarf planet's cosmic family.NASA's New Horizons probe caught sight of Pluto and all five of its known moons for the first time in new photos and animations released this week.

The New Horizon's Holiday Glitch was More Fear-Inducing Than We Realized

When the New Horizons probe glitched and went into safe mode last weekend, the situation was worse than anyone outside the lab even knew. For hours, the lab heard not a peep from their probe, uncertain if it even still existed. When it finally called home,

Say Hi To Pluto's Smallest Moons

After nine years and a 3 billion mile journey, NASA’s New Horizons probe is finally getting close to everyone’s favorite ex-planet, Pluto. And in doing so, she’s also captured the first ever family portrait of Pluto and all its little moons. Read more...

Charon, You are a Glorious, Beautiful, Complicated Moon

This is Pluto’s largest moon, Charon, in the most beautiful, detailed, highest-resolution single frame image we’ll be downlinking from the flyby this month. And it is amazing.Read more...

Earth, Meet Hydra

Hydra is the outermost of Pluto’s known moons, and until now, we’d only ever seen it as a faint pixel of light. Today, planet Earth gets its first real glimpse of this tiny, enigmatic satellite.Read more...

New Horizons is carrying the ashes of Pluto's discoverer to Pluto 

Later this week, NASA's New Horizons probe will finally be close enough to Pluto to begin observing the dwarf planet and its moons. Along with a bevy of scientific instrument, the probe has also been carrying a sentimental payload: a tiny tin of the ashes belonging to Clyde Tombaugh,

The Spacecraft That Will Finally Give Us a Close-Up View of Pluto

When the New Horizons spacecraft launched, Pluto was still considered a planet. Now, eight years later, the space probe is finally nearing the end of its 2.9 billion-mile journey to Pluto—and has just roused itself from deep hibernation ahead of its arrival.Read more...

How Did We Get to Pluto So Fast?

On July 14th, the New Horizons spacecraft will make history when it sails past Pluto, formerly known as the ninth planet. Even more incredible is how fast we got there. The spacecraft traveled 3 billion miles in nine and a half years. That’s about a million miles a day for almost ten years.

The Biography of Pluto, Our Favorite Planet

On the 23rd and 24th of January, 1930, a young astronomer working in Flagstaff, Arizona, scanned a small patch of the night sky. He was taking pictures of star positions, looking for anomalies that would signal movement somewhere at the edge of the solar system.

Here's the Science so far on Pluto's Icy Mountains and Bumpy Plains

The more of Pluto’s surface we see, the more interesting landscapes it offers us to explore. Here’s a closer look at the landforms revealed so far, and what types of processes might have created them.Read more...

The new, most popular 'Westworld' theory for Season 2 is a doozy

Westworld is back and, by the looks of it, the Season 2 premiere is up to some old tricks again. Last season's big twist centered around the show taking place over multiple timelines experienced by Dolores,

New parents trying to leave the hospital accidentally end up in the royal baby media frenzy

Two new parents trying to leave the hospital with their newborn baby ended up with worldwide media attention. Will and Kate's third bundle of royal joy arrived on Monday, and the global press waited at the Lindo Wing of St. Mary's Hospital in London for a first glimpse of the newborn.SEE ALSO:

Launching a startup? These are the 5 skills you need to have.

No matter how groundbreaking your startup idea is, you won't be able to get it off the ground if you don't possess the necessary technical and interpersonal skills. In an era where startups are a constant, having a strong work ethic and encyclopedic knowledge on the subject alone just won't cut it.

Your dream Dyson vacuum is finally on sale

Robot vacuums are cool and all, but they're not exactly easy on the wallet. Nothing beats the power and reliability of Dyson, or at least that's what every wedding registry will tell you. And since cleaning the house is a perennial task,

The data scientist behind the Cambridge Analytica scandal fires back at Facebook

The scapegoat in Facebook's ongoing data privacy scandal is firing back at the social media giant.Aleksandr Kogan, the relatively unknown scientist who was paid by Cambridge Analytica for data he harvested from more than 87 million Facebook users, is speaking out in a series of interviews,

Spring cleaning is old news. It's time to start your spring glow up.

This post is part of Mashable's Spring Cleaning Week. Just a little something to distract you from the eternal dread of constantly wiping all those fingerprints off your screen. Aaaahhh! Spring is finally here (I think?

Drake follows through on designing this high school custom uniforms, which feature the perfect lyric

During the filming of "God's Plan," Drake gave away a lot of money to the good people of Miami — $1 million to be exact. But while creating the tear-jerker of a video,

Qualcomm reveals its plan to take over the Internet of Things

SAN FRANCISCO — As competition for Internet of Things dominance heats up, Qualcomm is hoping its technology will power billions of the next generation of wearables,

People are trying to sell half-eaten pints of Blue Bell ice cream for thousands of dollars

People who grew up accustomed to eating Blue Bell can explain that this particular brand of ice cream is kind of a big dealUnfortunately, after a deadly outbreak of listeria was discovered in a Blue Bell factory, the company recalled all of its products. As a result,

Apple says HomeKit products will start shipping in June

On the heels of a report that said Apple HomeKit products would be delayed, the company is pushing back on the claim, saying that devices that will run on its smart home framework will ship right on time.Apple told Mashable that HomeKit-compatible products will be available as early as June,

蓝宝石没那么不堪,康宁也不用太担忧

康宁玻璃和蓝宝石孰优孰劣,又起争论。在摩根斯坦利科技媒体通讯大会上,康宁高级副总裁 Tony Tripeny 对蓝宝石猛烈抨击,认为把它作为触摸层的保护介质是行不通的,从各方面指标讲,它都比康宁玻璃差得远。

iPhone 6可能配备移动支付功能,苹果已和信用卡机构商谈合作计划

据The Information消息,苹果已和几家信用卡机构商谈了合作计划,很可能于今年秋天推出支付服务,iPhone用户可以凭设备在苹果实体店实现支付操作,当然用户支付信息也会同时上传至电子钱包。

Twitter's Officially Filling Your Timeline With People You Don't Follow

Over the weekend, we caught wind that Twitter was testing some new ways of showing you tweets in your timeline, specifically from folks that you don't actually follow. It turns out this is official policy. Get ready to see a lot of stuff you didn't ask for.Read more...

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【人人晚报】23期:你不了解的16个谷歌大秘密

【导读】 作为互联网精英的你们,你们对我们的大谷歌的了解又有多少呢?今天小编就来给你说说谷歌哪些你完全不了解的 […]

用上靚晶片玩「音質」 ? ZTE 正式發表全新 Nubia Z9 Max 及 Nubia Z9 mini 手機

正如早前所作出的預告,ZTE 終於在今日下午於北京舉行新智能手機發表會,而會 上官方發表了兩款全新的 Nubia Z9 Max 及 Nubia Z9 mini 智能手機。不過今次發表會上反而看不見傳聞已久的 Nubia Z9,令人有點意外。

Toronto's war on raccoons escalates with sneaky aerial assault

Animal warfare just got real in CanadaToronto's "war on raccoon nation" has escalated quickly, outstripping its humble, trash-based beginnings and transforming into an all-out infiltration of the city's tallest assetsSee also:

Enterprise SaaS Marketplace AppDirect Raises $140M Series E Round Led By J.P. Morgan

AppDirect makes it easier for enterprises to buy cloud services from the likes of Box, Google, Symantec and others (and serves as a kind of referral service for these businesses). The company today announced that it has raised a $140 million funding round led by J.P. Morgan.

互联网黑客,除了盗刷信用卡还能偷走你的整栋房子

他叫 Max Hastings,住在英国伦敦,身高一米九,现年 70 岁,退休的年龄,曾经是一名战地记者,现在是个编辑,是个历史学家,也是个写书的作者。比如最近就写了本历史方面的书,有关二战的。但现在我们要说的故事真和他的书一点关系也没有,是关于他家的一栋房产是如何被黑客偷走的。Max Hastings 、Penelope Hastings 以及他们的爱犬 他和他的妻子 Penelope Hastings,以及一条狗住在一起,没有什么太多的事,平时写书安度晚年。Max Hastings 本来生活得优渥又平静。

美国将减少未来军用运输无人机的投入

美国陆军航空兵少将Michael Lundy表示,希望将已经缩减的军队运输飞机采购预算(过去三年下滑大约40%)用于研究和购置真人操控和驾驶的飞机,而不是无人机。毕竟,他们是真正的军队。我们已经拥有大量无人机”, Lundy在一次美国陆军协会的航空会议上,当有人问到是否有需求去使用特定的无人机飞行系统去运输货物(类似于海军陆战队在阿富汗做的任务试验)时答道。他说军方打消了无人机运输的想法,因为这个使用场景过于单一。

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