The most mind-boggling scientific discoveries of 2019 include the first image of a black hole, a giant squid sighting, and
The object, called MU69, is nicknamed Arrokoth, which means "sky" in the Powhatan/Algonquian language (it was previously nicknamed Ultima Thule). It's the most distant object humanity has ever visited.
What does a small, icy world roughly four billion miles from Earth have to do with the Nazis? That’s the question NASA was wrestling with before it announced on Tuesday that a space object formerly known
“Bestowing the name Arrokoth signifies the strength and endurance of the indigenous Algonquian people of the Chesapeake region,” Lori Glaze, the director of NASA’s planetary science division, said at naming
(CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.) — The most distant world ever explored 4 billion miles away finally has an official name: Arrokoth. That means “sky” in the language of the Native American Powhatan people, NASA
NASA has renamed the most distant object ever explored, the mysterious Ultima Thule, after controversy arose that its name was linked to the Nazi party. Previously known as "2014 MU69," the celestial was