Re: NASA's New Horizon Reveals Pluto's Snakeskin Surface
That, in itself, is an issue of some interest to me. What makes understanding one phenomenon more important (or more difficult) than another? Choosing one mission over another for NASA staff must be a bit like choosing one child over another. This is my first time hearing about the lights on Ceres, but I was interested, so I looked up a bit about them. The images of them are striking. It seems the two main theories are some kind of gas expulsion, or reflection from some material (like ice or salt). I do see how one could be skeptical of these explanations - don't other planets/bodies have both those features without such bright spots? But, I'm no astrophysicist - perhaps someone with more knowledge can enlighten.