But we won't know until we get there.
It has to do with a surprisingly hazy atmosphere.
Scientists aren't just jerking you around—this is about something more than your childhood nostalgia
Imagine the space-scuba diving potential
Bubble, bubble, toil and trouble
Emails among scientists suggest it's possible
How skeptical should we be, and how will we find out if this mystery planet is really out there?
With 'Star Trek' and Pluto stamps, its time to start mailing things again
Could icy slush be driving the dwarf planet's geological activity?
Short answer: It depends who you ask
The latest and greatest images from the New Horizons mission
So. Many. Things.
New Horizons spacecraft reveals the dwarf planet is slightly larger, has polar ice cap, and more
After nine years and three billion miles, here's what we're learning from it all
Even though I helped demote it
Witness history in the making
New Horizons scientist Leslie Young discusses what to expect from the flyby on Tuesday, and the 28-year wait leading up to it
Just 3.5 million miles to go!
The first color movies from New Horizons show Pluto and Charon in a weird waltz
And he thinks the upcoming flyby will prove it
This year's missions to the outer solar system are set to shake up the planetary family tree
The Dawn spacecraft arrives at Ceres this March, and it could be the most surprising space mission in decades
What will we find when we reach Pluto and Ceres? We don't know, but it's going to be wild.