Podcaster: Dr. Pamela Gay
Title: The Daily Space – Sublimating Nitrogen Responsible for Pluto’s Icy Polygons
New models of sublimating nitrogen show that the process creates enough heat to drive the formation and texture of the polygons in Sputnik Planitia. Plus, black holes, star formation, and an interview with Dr. Jonathan McDowell, orbital police.
Bio: Dr. Pamela Gay is a Senior Scientist at Planetary Science Institute and a Director of CosmoQuest.
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