New Close-Up of Pluto Reveals Very Young, Craterless Plain

According to New Horizons planetary scientists, this frozen region is no more than 100 million years old, and is possibly still being shaped by geologic processes. This icy plains region, Sputnik Planum, is north of Pluto’s icy mountains, in the center-left of the heart feature, named Tombaugh Regio after Clyde Tombaugh, who discovered the dwarf [...] —> Read More