Astronomers Observe Chaotic Rotation of Pluto’s Small Moons

A team of astronomers using observations from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has found that two of Pluto’s small moons, Nix and Hydra, are not neatly rotating on their axes but are in chaotic rotation while orbiting around Pluto and its largest moon, Charon. According to the scientists, Nix and Hydra have bright surfaces similar [...] —> Read More