New Horizons

New glimpses of Pluto

Advancements in technology now afford scientists greater opportunities to explore space. In 2006, New Horizons spacecraft was launched on a mission to take images of Pluto. Flyover images from the spacecraft reveal a new perspective on Pluto.

Creating artificial intelligence

Advancements in technology now afford scientists greater opportunities to explore space. In 2006, New Horizons spacecraft was launched on a mission to take images of Pluto. Flyover images from the spacecraft reveal a new perspective on Pluto.

Why the Pluto flyby matters

After almost a decade-long journey and 3 billion miles through the solar system, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft made history when it passed by Pluto in July of 2015. Dr. Phil Metzger, a planetary physicist at the University of Central Florida Space Institute and former NASA scientist at the Kennedy Space Center, discusses the significance of […]

SciTech Now Episode 208

In this episode of SciTech Now, archaeology moves underwater as researchers discover clues from the past; planetary physicist Phil Metzger on the New Horizons flyby over Pluto; one southern California couple is going to extreme measures to revolutionize the physical therapy industry; and PBS Secrets of the Dead has the extraordinary story of a young […]