NASA Dawn Probe sends stunning images of spots on dwarf planet Ceres

April 21, 2015 6:21 PM

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Washington – NASA’s Dawn spacecraft sent stunning new images of asteroid Ceres, giving hint about the geological processes of Ceres’s birth. It sent images of two bright patches on the asteroid.

It is believed that these spots reflecting sunlight in an efficient manner, should be hinting towards the presence of external ice. However, the fact that ice is not stable on an airless body makes this point non plausible. Another explanation could be that salts, which remained after the external i...

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