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Pluto's telltale heart

Nature volume 540, pages 4243 (01 December 2016) | Download Citation

Studies of a large frost-filled basin on Pluto show that this feature altered the dwarf planet's spin axis, driving tectonic activity on its surface, and hint at the presence of a subsurface ocean. See Letters p.86, p.90, p.94 & p.97

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  1. Amy C. Barr is at the Planetary Science Institute, Tucson, Arizona 85719-2395, USA.

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