New Pluto Data –“Points to More Oceans in the Universe Than Thought”

  New simulations of Pluto support the possibility of a long-lived liquid ocean existing beneath the icy crust of Sputnik Planitia located near the equator and roughly the size of Texas. The simulations showed that, without a gas hydrate insulating layer, the subsurface sea would have frozen completely hundreds of millions of years ago; but … Continue reading New Pluto Data –“Points to More Oceans in the Universe Than Thought”