State of the Planet

News from the Columbia Climate School

Tag: New Horizons

  • Pluto’s Landscape Is More Like Earth’s Than Previously Thought

    Pluto’s Landscape Is More Like Earth’s Than Previously Thought

    New analysis of data gathered from NASA’s 2015 flyby of Pluto shows evidence of Earth-like snow-capped mountains and the potential for glaciers made of methane ice.

  • Finding Pluto

    Finding Pluto

    Far away, a beloved dot Arcs through cold and shrouded spaces, Not lonely, as we had once thought, But circled by more rocky faces:

Science for the Planet: In these short video explainers, discover how scientists and scholars across the Columbia Climate School are working to understand the effects of climate change and help solve the crisis.
  • Pluto’s Landscape Is More Like Earth’s Than Previously Thought

    Pluto’s Landscape Is More Like Earth’s Than Previously Thought

    New analysis of data gathered from NASA’s 2015 flyby of Pluto shows evidence of Earth-like snow-capped mountains and the potential for glaciers made of methane ice.

  • Finding Pluto

    Finding Pluto

    Far away, a beloved dot Arcs through cold and shrouded spaces, Not lonely, as we had once thought, But circled by more rocky faces: