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originally posted by: Dr UAE
thank God ISIS doesn't have access to other planets and celestial bodies in our solar system otherwise none us will have been able to see a thing out there
thank God for that
Ahuna Mons is a volcano that rises 13,000 feet high and spreads 11 miles wide at its base.
"Ahuna is truly unique, being the only mountain of its kind on Ceres," he said. "It shows nothing to indicate a tectonic formation, so that led us to consider cryovolcanism as a method for its origin."
Dawn scientist Ottaviano Ruesch, of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland, is the lead author on the Science paper about Ceres volcanism. He says, "This is the only known example of a cryovolcano that potentially formed from a salty mud mix, and which formed in the geologically recent past."