“We are Only Starting to Grasp Pluto’s Life Story” –Formed from a Billion Comets with a Hidden Ocean and Possibility of Life

“Using chemistry as a detective’s tool, we are able to trace certain features we see on Pluto today to formation processes from long ago. This leads to a new appreciation of the richness of Pluto’s ‘life story,’ which we are only starting to grasp,” said Christopher Glein of Southwest Research Institute’s Space Science and Engineering Division.

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