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New Findings From NASA’s Dawn Mission at Dwarf Planet Ceres

New Findings From NASA’s Dawn Mission at Dwarf Planet Ceres

Bright Areas on Ceres Suggest Geologic Activity The surface of the dwarf planet Ceres is generally looking quite dark, but with notable exceptions. NASA’s Dawn spacecraft sent back images of hundreds of bright areas that stand out there. Now, scientists have a better sense of how these reflective areas formed and changed over time – processes indicative…

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