You know Pluto, the favorite ex-planet in our solar system? Well, the little fella continues to amaze experts. Researchers have just found out some really interesting things about the dwarf planet. Images provided by the New Horizons Spacecraft suggest that Pluto holds as much water as Earth’s combined oceans.
“The fact that even cold, distant Pluto could have a subsurface ocean means that there are potential habitats even in apparently unpromising locations,” says Francis Nimmo, a New Horizons scientist based at the University of California, Santa Cruz.
According to experts, the ocean located inside Pluto could have a volume almost equivalent to that of Earth’s oceans” and is “potentially habitable”. However, proving whether or not this ocean can sustain life is something that will take a while. You know Pluto, the favorite ex-planet in our solar system?