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    Default Ultima Thule looks like a 'giant pancake' and NASA isn't sure why



    The icy object known as Ultima Thule has "melted" into a "giant pancake" and "a dented walnut," NASA said in a statement on Saturday. Fourteen newly released images show that the object is significantly flatter than previously thought. You can read more about this, and see the photographs here, at:
    https://www.foxnews.com/science/myst...-isnt-sure-why
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    Default Re: Ultima Thule looks like a 'giant pancake' and NASA isn't sure why

    Thank you Marshall for pointing to this surprising news.
    It's amaizing how two pancakes got stuck together with their edges!
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    Default Re: Ultima Thule looks like a 'giant pancake' and NASA isn't sure why

    Several different views from the NASA website: https://www.nasa.gov/feature/new-hor...t-ultima-thule

    Very interesting and lots to explain!!

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    Default Re: Ultima Thule looks like a 'giant pancake' and NASA isn't sure why

    Thanks for pointing this out Marshall, highly interesting.
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    Default Re: Ultima Thule looks like a 'giant pancake' and NASA isn't sure why

    That's what happens when you make dumplings in a shallow dish.....

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