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‘Sugar world’ sweetens the Solar System’s remote reaches

A colour composite image of Arrokoth on a black background

The icy body Arrokoth (artificially coloured) might be sugar coated, according to laboratory experiments on the types of ice found on its surface. Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute/Roman Tkachenko

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Nature 630, 273 (2024)

doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-024-01655-8

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