space
Set Course for Pandia: Jupiter’s Newly Discovered Moons Officially Have Names

The International Astronomical Union has approved new names for five recently discovered moons around Jupiter. Read More >>

astronomy
Pluto’s Moon Charon Now Has a Crater Called Dorothy, Among Other Newly Named Features

Up until July 2015, Pluto’s largest moon, Charon, was just a pixel in terms of what we knew about it. That all changed when NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft zipped through the system, revealing craters, deep crevices, valleys, and mountains on the distant moon—surface features that now have formal names. Read More >>