SoT 195: Pluto – King of the Kuiper Belt

Hosts: Ed Brown, Dr. Shayne Joseph, Lucas Randall, Dr.  Mike Goldsmith.

Listen to this episode: (44:43)

A special episode all about Pluto and the New Horizons mission. We’re joined by Dr. Mike Goldsmith, a science writer with a PhD in astrophysics who’s currently writing a book about Pluto. Keep an eye on Amazon for New Horizons To Pluto to be published in the next month or so.

Further information:

Mike’s New Horizons To Pluto blog

New Pluto Images Reveal a Planet That’s Stunningly Alive

New Horizons Close-Up of Charon’s ‘Mountain in a Moat’

Charon’s Surprising, Youthful and Varied Terrain

Pluto’s heart named ‘Tombaugh Regio’ in celebration of dwarf planet’s discovery

New Horizons Reveals Pluto’s Extended Atmosphere

First maps of Charon and Pluto