Ceres Encounter Begins NASA’s Busy Year Of ‘Icy World’ Exploration

Credit: NASA/JPL

In recent times the search for extraterrestrial life, or conditions that might once have supported it, has focused largely on Mars. But as of early this month, NASA’s exploratory gaze will extend to a series of icy worlds in the farther reaches of the Solar System that may not only harbor life, but...

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