Dwarf planet Ceres found to be blasting water vapor into space

The finding has been called 'unequivocal' by researchers, according to a paper published in Nature. This is a first time water vapor has been found originating from an object within the asteroid belt, and shows Ceres has both an atmosphere and an icy surface.

The finding has been called 'unequivocal' by researchers, according to a paper published in Nature. This is a first time water vapor has been found originating from an object within the asteroid belt, and shows Ceres has both an atmosphere and an icy surface.