What a year for the Drake Equation! Today, NASA announced clear evidence of water on Pluto:
Just 10 days after confirming that liquid water has been found on Mars, the US space agency revealed a landmark discovery the amazing dwarf-planet has both ice and a ‘gorgeous’ blue sky.
A Nasa spokesman said: “New Horizons has detected numerous small, exposed regions of water ice on Pluto.
“The discovery was made from data collected by the Ralph spectral composition mapper on New Horizons.”