Pluto’s Glaciers, Majestic Peaks, Striped Hazes Revealed In Stunning New Photos

Amazing. The closer we look at Pluto the more Earth-like it becomes. We share certain similar ingredients and land forms – ice, high terrain, low terrain. And the sun shines on Pluto just as it does on Earth, though Pluto, being more than 3 billion miles away, receives far less solar energy. But it does…
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Grab A Paddle, We’re Headed Down Mars’ Reull Vallis

Here’s a photo to relish. Granted, the perspective was computer-generated, but it’s based on hard data obtained from the High-Resolution Stereo Camera on the European Space Agency’s Mars Express. Spectacular, isn’t it? The spacecraft has been in orbit about the Red Planet since Christmas Day 2003, snapping photos of features down to about 6 feet…
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Glaciers Once Plucked The Valleys Of Mars … And Will Again

Glaciers. If you live in the northern half of the U.S. or Alaska it’s hard to go anywhere without seeing the effects of the two miles of ice that once drove slower than your grandmother over this landscape. Thousands of lakes left over from melting ice, rocks scraped and gouged by other rocks dragged by…
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