New Horizons Geologists Spot Possible Cryovolcanoes on Pluto

Using images of Pluto’s surface, geologists with the New Horizons mission have discovered that two of dwarf planet’s mountains could be cryovolcanoes – exotic volcanoes that erupt volatiles such as water, ammonia or methane, instead of molten rock. The two cryovolcano candidates, named Piccard Mons and Wright Mons, are huge features measuring tens of miles [...] —> Read More