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Pluto Has Giant Versions of Ice Formations Found on Earth

7 Jan 2017, 05:16 UTC
Pluto Has Giant Versions of Ice Formations Found on Earth
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Surface of Pluto imaged by NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft in July 2015. Credit: NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI
Using a model similar to what meteorologists use to forecast weather and a computer simulation of the physics of evaporating ices, scientists have found evidence of snow and ice features on Pluto that, until now, had only been seen on Earth.
Read the rest of this story here: Scientists Offer Sharper Insight into Pluto’s Bladed Terrain Tagged: ice, NASA, New Horizons, penitentes, Pluto, science, space

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