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Pluto’s ‘bladed terrain’

September 28 , 2017 2456 days 1055 0
  • Scientists have found that the “bladed terrain” is made almost entirely of tall deposits of methane ice.
  • NASA’s New Horizons mission discovered the Pluto’s bladed terrain.
  • Scientists have now decoded the mystery and found that Pluto undergoes climatic variation.
  • When Pluto is warmer, the methane ice begins to basically ‘evaporate’ away-the sublimation process takes place.

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