Disappearing Ice Volcanoes on the Dwarf Planet Ceres

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A digital reconstruction of a dormant ice-volcano on the dwarf planet Ceres
The ice volcanoes on the dwarf planet Ceres (image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA/PSI).

The only mountain on Ceres may slowly disappear over a few hundred million years, spreading out like honey on a plate.

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Disappearing Ice Volcanoes on the Dwarf Planet Ceres
Nola Taylor Redd
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Jesse Rogerson, PhD

As a passionate science communicator, Jesse Rogerson loves promoting science literacy to the public. He frequently represents the Canada Aviation and Space Museum on television and radio, social media, and at conferences. He co-developed a science communication workshop for Canadian science professionals, to instruct them in more effective methods of communicating their science. A trained and practicing astrophysicist, Jesse holds a PhD in observational astrophysics from York University, and recently published a peer-reviewed paper in The Astrophysical Journal. Jesse enjoys riding his motorcycle, board games, and ultimate frisbee.