Data from Pluto and its moon reveal strange new worlds to scientists

Data from Pluto and its moon reveal strange new worlds to scientists.Only a few hours of data out of a cache that will take 16 months to fully transmit home provided scientists with tantalising clues and mysteries about Pluto and its largest moon, Charon.

After looking at just 1 per cent of Pluto’s surface, the scientists found mountains of ice towering 3350 metres above the dwarf planet. On Charon, they observed a canyon chiselled 10 kilometres deep into the moon’s surface. Earth’s own Grand Canyon is but 1.6 kilometres deep

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