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Working with the Hubble Space Telescope, Alan Stern and colleagues generate the 1st “globe maps” of Pluto, showing colour and brightness modifications on the planet’s surface. Percival Lowell launches a search for “Planet X.” His calculations are based on inaccurate contemporary estimates of Uranus’ mass, but his quest will eventually turn up a diverse world. Pluto’s north polar region shows a diversity of geological and compositional attributes he said in…Read More