Another Red Planet? New Horizons Data Reveal True Color of Pluto

Planetary researchers involved in NASA’s New Horizons mission combined the latest black and white map of Pluto’s surface features with a map of the dwarf planet’s colors to produce a detailed color portrait of the dwarf planet’s northern hemisphere. According to the scientists, the reddish color of Pluto is likely caused by hydrocarbon molecules that are [...] —> Read More