Dwarf Planet's Puzzling Landscape Snaps into View

February 17, 2015 6:47 PM

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NASA’s Dawn probe is slowly closing in on its final destination and new observations of the dwarf planet Ceres are revealing a fascinatingly complex little world.

“As we slowly approach the stage, our eyes transfixed on Ceres and her planetary dance, we find she has beguiled us but left us none the wiser,” said principal investigator Chris Russell, of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), in a NASA news release. “We expected to be surprised; we di...

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