Pluto’s giant ice volcanoes may still be erupting

Pluto’s giant ice volcanoes may still be erupting

View larger. | The view from New Horizons of a region on Pluto with multiple icy domes that scientists say are giant ice volcanoes. The surface and atmospheric hazes are in grayscale. An artistic interpretation of possible past volcanic processes is in blue. Image via NASA/ JHUAPL/ SwRI/ Isaac Herrera/ Kelsi Singer. Nearly seven years … Read more

Towering ice volcanoes identified on surprisingly vibrant Pluto

Towering ice volcanoes identified on surprisingly vibrant Pluto

A heart shaped region named Sputnik Planum is seen in an enhanced view of Pluto in an undated image from NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft, which flew past the dwarf planet in 2015.NASANASA/Reuters A batch of dome-shaped ice volcanoes that look unlike anything else known in our solar system and may still be active have been … Read more