"Animal Crossing: New Horizons" became a form of virtual escape for me and many others amid the chaos of the coronavirus pandemic. Here's why.
The distant space object is named after an ancient term — that was later co-opted by the Nazis.
Mysterious out-of-this world Ultima Thule is a billion miles beyond Pluto, 4 billion miles from Earth.
The New Horizons probe is hurtling toward an object nicknamed Ultima Thule in the mostly unexplored Kuiper Belt.
Over time, the heart might actually have a "beat."
Get ready for touchdown!
The hills of ice appear to be drifting in a sea of frozen nitrogen.
From its very first days, space exploration has been a highly visible, but strictly confidential, endeavor funded by various government agencies. Fifty-eight years after NASA was founded, space exploration still has the power to captivate and inspire.
"Whatever they are, they're definitely weird."
A day in the life of the dwarf planet.