Plus the robotic pig surgeon
The first color photo of Pluto, a warm-blooded fish, and much more
Next step: the moon, brought to you by your local fast food chain.
A new ice age, exploding stars, the hypothetical Doomsday Machine, and more scenarios that are almost certain to eradicate life on Earth
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They need more creative titles than P4 and P5.
Naming things in space can get political.
Cute animals are an added bonus
Not where you'd think.
You can call a star, a distant planet or a faraway galaxy anything you want, but it might not hold water with astronomers.
Boaty McBoatface is in good company
Will too many hot chili peppers kill you? Is the moon on the verge of erupting? PopSci tackles life's whys, hows and who-dunnits in this Q&A-style; feature
Plus, the skeleton of the man who brought leprosy to Britain
Plus the pentaquark
It's a new policy for the International Astronomical Union.
Plus fungus-eating bee larvae
Plus, a detailed map of Pluto's surface