Pluto Has Giant Versions of Ice Formations Found on Earth

Surface of Pluto imaged by NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft in July 2015. Credit: NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI

Using a model similar to what meteorologists use to forecast weather and a computer simulation of the physics of evaporating ices, scientists have found evidence of snow and ice features on Pluto that, until now, had only been seen on Earth.

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