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Why Pluto?

Humans have spent almost a decade getting a spacecraft, New Horizons, all the way to Pluto – but why did we go to so much effort? Nature Video takes a look at the history of this famous 'non-planet' and asks why it is that we care so much about Pluto.

Find all of Nature’s New Horizons coverage here: Pluto and Ceres: Fresh views of dwarf planets

doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-019-00338-z

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