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Pluto and the Quest to Mordor

Yesterday NASA released the first ever close-up images of Pluto and its moon, Charon, taken by the New Horizons space probe. On its Northern side, playfully dubbed Mordor, Charon appears to have a thin layer of material which might have come from Pluto itself. When the New Horizons did a flyby of Pluto itself, NASA received the first ever seen...