Tuesday, 14 July 2015

Google Celebrates The New Horizons Pluto Flyby With A Doodle

Today, Google celebrates the New Horizons Pluto flyby with a doodle. With data analyzed within the last days, researchers on the New Horizons team have processed enough Pluto flyby data to start nailing down all-new details.

In the very first announcement of scientific discoveries from the New Horizons mission, we learned Pluto is the largest object in the Kuiper Belt, has gas escaping its atmosphere, and that the light-coloured polar cap is an ice cap.

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