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[Interview] Discovery of The Decade for Dwarf Planets? Eris and Makemake Geothermal Activity

February 20th, 2024  •  34 mins 52 secs  •  Download (48.1 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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Huge Kuiper Belt discovery! With James Webb astronomers were able to see that Eris and Makemake show signs of geothermal activity. How exactly did that happen? Figuring out with Dr Christopher Glein, Lead Scientist at Southwest Research Institute.