Are Bright Spots on Ceres Electric? | Space News

In March, the NASA Dawn Spacecraft entered the orbit of the mysterious dwarf planet Ceres, with the craft scheduled to begin sending images to Earth later this month. For several weeks, surprising and unexplained bright spots within a crater on the planet’s surface have generated enormous buzz in popular media. While it’s too early to form any final conclusions about the nature of the mysterious phenomena, here we explore the possibility that the bright spots are electrical in nature.

Want to network with other like-minded individuals? Join us at EU2015 Conference: Paths of Discovery, June 25-29, Sheraton Phoenix Downtown.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email