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Haze heats Pluto's atmosphere yet explains its cold temperature

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Haze heats Pluto's atmosphere yet explains its cold temperature

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Haze heats Pluto's atmosphere yet explains its cold temperature

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Haze heats Pluto's atmosphere yet explains its cold temperature

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Haze heats Pluto's atmosphere yet explains its cold temperature

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England: Nature Publishing Group

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Nature (London), 2017, Vol.551 (7680), p.352-355

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England: Nature Publishing Group

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Pluto's atmosphere is cold and hazy. Recent observations have shown it to be much colder than predicted theoretically, suggesting an unknown cooling mechanism. Atmospheric gas molecules, particularly water vapour, have been proposed as a coolant; however, because Pluto's thermal structure is expected to be in radiative-conductive equilibrium, the r...

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Haze heats Pluto's atmosphere yet explains its cold temperature

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TN_cdi_proquest_miscellaneous_1965248170

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0028-0836

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1476-4687

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10.1038/nature24465

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