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Scientists believe Pluto may have had rivers and lakes of liquid nitrogen

Thanks to some new intel provided by NASA’s New Horizons probe, scientists now believe Pluto’s surface may have once hosted rivers and lakes of liquid nitrogen. 

Image of the Day: The Frigid Frozen Canyons of Pluto's North Pole

Here's a new enhanced-color image from New Horizons of Pluto's barren polar region.

Pluto's moon Charon likely ruptured from the inside, ripping a gash four-times the size of the Grand Canyon

It took more than a few years, but when NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft finally sent back some of the first high-quality pictures ever captured of Pluto’s moon Charon, it brought just as many questions as answers.

NASA's New Horizons team discovers vast reserves of H2O ice on Pluto

The icy dwarf planet may be hiding much more ice than previously thought.

NASA releases psychedelic new footage of Pluto, captured by New Horizons

If the straight-up images of Pluto weren’t enough to get you interested in space exploration, NASA has released some psychedelic new footage captured by New Horizons’ more interesting instruments.

Here's the trippy space weather New Horizons flew through to reach Pluto

It took about a decade to get there, but NASA’s New Horizons probe finally sent back our first good pics of the former planet Pluto. But it had to navigate some trippy space weather to get there.

Image(s) of the Day: A day in the life of Pluto and Charon

Witness the wonder of Pluto and its main moon through a daily cycle of New Horizons images.

Image of the Day: NASA's psychedelic new Pluto pic

This brilliant new image of Pluto is a beautiful blast of cosmic color.

Pluto may have giant, 4-mile-high volcanoes that spew ice instead of lava

It was only a few months ago that we actually got our first real pictures of Pluto, and now NASA officials believe the former planet could be home to massive volcanoes that spew ice.

Awe-inspiring new Pluto image revealed with New Horizons' first official science paper

Here's the latest color Pluto image published with NASA's first mission findings report.

Blue skies and H2O ice discovered by New Horizons' Pluto team

Here are more monumental discoveries straight from New Horizons' Pluto mission.

New NASA images + video sweep over the surface of Pluto's moon, Charon

Charon shines in these latest astonishing shots of Pluto's largest moon.

Perplexing new Pluto images reveal odd "snakeskin" surface features

Here's this week's set of stupendous New Horizons images straight from Pluto.

See New Horizons' striking new panoramic images of Pluto

Here are NASA's latest breathtaking images of the dwarf planet Pluto.