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Seven things we've learned about Ultima Thule, the farthest place visited by humans - Tue 21 May 19

About a billion miles more distant than Pluto is Ultima Thule, a peanut-shaped object in the outer solar system that's the farthest place ever visited by humans.

Seven things we’ve learned about Utlima Thule, the farthest place visited by humans, L.A. Times - Fri 17 May 19

New Horizons Reveals Ultima Thule's Quiet, Lonesome Past

Discover Magazine - Thu 16 May 19

After New Horizons streaked past Pluto in 2015, its main task was over, but it still had work to do. On New Year’s Day of 2019, it made a flyby of another, even more distant object named 2014 ...

New Horizons reveals Ultima Thule's quiet, lonesome past, - Fri 17 May 19

New Horizons team publishes first Kuiper Belt flyby science results - Thu 16 May 19

NASA's New Horizons mission team has published the first profile of the farthest world ever explored, a planetary building block and Kuiper Belt object called 2014 MU69.

Bland, no moons, no craters, no atmosphere. Welcome to Ultima Thule

Cosmos Magazine - Thu 16 May 19

The Kuiper Belt Object looks dull, but that’s what make it exciting. Richard A Lovett reports.

NASA finds water and 'organic molecules' on 'farthest world ever explored' Ultima Thule 

Daily Mail - Tue 21 May 19

Researchers at the Southwest Research Institute in Texas found the traces and said they are 'very different from most icy objects explored previously by spacecraft'.

NASA finds water, 'organic molecules' on mysterious Ultima Thule

FOXNews - Mon 20 May 19

Since first encountering the mysterious Ultima Thule, "the farthest world ever explored," earlier this year, NASA has made several discoveries about the ancient space object. Now, researchers ...

NASA’s First Kuiper Belt Flyby Reveals Ultima Thule’s Ancient Secrets - Fri 17 May 19

NASA’s New Horizons mission team just published results on the first Kuiper Belt flyby, and it explores the mysterious formation of Ultima Thule and details on its ancient past. The New ...

NASA details the most distant world we've ever observed

Engadget - Fri 17 May 19

Back in February, NASA released the clearest images of Ultima Thule -- the Kuiper Belt object New Horizons got close to in a flyby, which makes it the farthest world we've ever ...

First results from New Horizons’ time in the Kuiper Belt

Ars Technica - Thu 16 May 19

Only about 10 percent of the data has been transmitted so far, but it says a lot.

Distant object at edge of Solar System is an ancient relic from 4.5 billion years ago

USA today - Thu 16 May 19

It's a rather uninspiring object, with no moons, rings or dust clouds in orbit around it; nor is there any evidence of an atmosphere.        

A Gentle Kiss: How the Kuiper Belt Object Ultima Thule Was Born - Thu 16 May 19

A surprisingly gentle merger between two small primordial bodies formed the distant object Ultima Thule, a new study suggests.

NASA finds space rock Ultima Thule is two bodies in an eternal hug - CNET

CNET Cutting Edge - Thu 16 May 19

New Horizons' visit to the cold, tiny world provides a glimpse at the earliest days of our solar system.

We're Finally Learning More about MU69, the Strange, Flat Rock in the Outer Solar System

Gizmodo - Thu 16 May 19

New Horizons mission scientists have released the first peer-reviewed results from their study of 2014 MU69, demonstrating just how “pristine” this object is.Read more...

NASA's New Horizons Team Publishes First Kuiper Belt Flyby Science Results

SpaceDaily - Fri 17 May 19

Laurel MD (SPX) May 17, 2019 NASA's New Horizons mission team has published the first profile of the farthest world ever explored, a planetary building block and Kuiper Belt object called ...