NASA’s New Horizons Discovers Exotic Ices on Pluto

The New Horizons spacecraft has found evidence of nitrogen, carbon monoxide, and methane ices flowing across the dwarf planet’s surface. “I’m really smiling. We’ve only seen surfaces like this on active worlds like Earth and Mars,” said Dr John Spencer of Southwest Research Institute, a scientist for the New Horizons mission. Newly released photos captured [...] —> Read More