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Scientists decode mystery of Pluto’s ‘bladed terrain’

Shedding light on mysterious formations resembling giant knife blades of ice on Pluto, scientists have found that the “bladed terrain” is made almost entirely of methane ice, and likely formed as a specific kind of erosion wore away the surfaces, leaving dramatic crests and sharp divides. Continue reading Scientists decode mystery of Pluto’s ‘bladed terrain’