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NASA’s new false-color images of Pluto and Charon are psychedelic and informative

We’re still a few hours away from receiving confirmation that New Horizons experienced its Pluto flyby, but that doesn’t mean the team behind the spacecraft is twiddling its thumbs. This afternoon, the team, led by lead investigator Alan Stern, released this exaggeratedly colored savage image of Pluto and its larger moon, Charon. It’s a very […]