Miracles and Wonders: New Horizons and Pluto


The Earth is a mind-boggling 93 million miles from the sun. It takes sunlight, on average, some 8 minutes 20 seconds to reach us. Pluto, the recently demoted planetoid, is more than 39 times further away, and its take sunlight 5.5 hours to get there. The inverse square law says that the amount of light…