Andrew Prentice’s Modern Laplacian Theory (MLT) has made definite predictions, with a reasonable success rate, for the bodies of the Solar System for the last ~40 years. The latest new body in view of our probes is Ceres, which the MLT predicts is a metal/silicate core wrapped in water ice and salt.
Note Prentice’s statement:
Perhaps Dawn will find the surface of Ceres to be very flat, though roughened through aeons of impacts, with fresh craters having bright floors and ejecta.
…in light of this enigma: