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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