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New Horizons Discovers Flowing Ices on Pluto | NASA


New Horizons Discovers Flowing Ices on Pluto NASA

New Horizons Discovers Flowing Ices on Pluto NASA

New Horizons Discovers Flowing Ices on Pluto NASA

New Horizons Discovers Flowing Ices on Pluto NASA

New Horizons discovers flowing ices in Pluto’s heart-shaped feature. In the northern region of Pluto’s Sputnik Planum (Sputnik Plain), swirl-shaped patterns of light and dark suggest that a surface layer of exotic ices has flowed around obstacles and into depressions, much like glaciers on Earth.

Credits: NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI

Source: http://www.nasa.gov/feature/new-horizons...

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I'm digging the phrase "surface layer of exotic ices".

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