At first the images were blurry. New Horizons, a nuclear-powered probe the size of a baby-grand piano, had Pluto in its sights, but it was still too far away after more than nine years of travel to resolve the dwarf planet’s surface as anything more than the blobs of light and dark that have been the best the Hubble Space Telescope has been able to do.  That changed in May 2015, when the Long-Range Reconnaissance Imager (Lorri) began returning ...

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