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Pluto has Snowcapped Mountains, But Why?

We can thank NASA's New Horizons spacecraft for opening our eyes up to Pluto's complexity. On July 14th, 2015, the…

1 year ago

From the Land of Ice and Snow

[/caption] Views from the window of NASA's DC-8 reveal sweeping expanses of ice and rock as part of the¬†ongoing 2011…

10 years ago

Were Martian Rocks Weathered by Water?

[/caption] There are many ways rocks can be textured. Wind erosion, water erosion, the escape of volcanic gases during their…

10 years ago

What is an Avalanche?

Have you ever noticed how the snow packs on a car windshield after a heavy snowfall? While the temperature is…

11 years ago