Map of Pluto’s Craters Reveals Dwarf Planet’s Turbulent Past

According to NASA’s New Horizons team, the surface of the dwarf planet Pluto varies in age. To determine the ages of different surface units on Pluto and piece together the dwarf planet’s geologic history, New Horizons researchers count crater impacts. “The more crater impacts, the older the region likely is,” explained team member Dr Kelsi [...] —> Read More