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Life, Unbounded

Life, Unbounded

Discussion and news about planets, exoplanets, and astrobiology

Good-Bye Pluto, Thanks for Everything

Although we've only just begun to see the scientific return from NASA's New Horizons mission and its close encounter with the Pluto–Charon system, this has been an unexpectedly profound human endeavor...

July 15, 2015 — Caleb A. Scharf

The Pluto Punch-Through

On July 14, 2015, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft finally reaches Pluto. But the encounter will be brief

June 8, 2015 — Caleb A. Scharf

Crazy, Wonderful Spacecraft Orbits

Over the years humans have deployed spacecraft into some wild, wacky, and extremely clever orbital configurations to better study the cosmos.

May 26, 2015 — Caleb A. Scharf

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Scientific American Health & Medicine