- The huge mountains on dwarf planet Pluto are possible ice volcanos. That revealed the team behind the US space probe New Horizons Monday at a meeting of the American Astronomers Association (AAS).
The spacecraft passed earlier this year by Pluto and still sends information back to Earth. It showed that find big mountains on the dwarf planet with lows at the top, like volcanoes on Earth and Mars.
New Horizons scientist Oliver White mentioned the existence of volcanoes on Pluto " the least disturbed idea where we could come " then searched for an explanation for the phenomenon. The volcanoes on Pluto would rather lava example, frozen water, nitrogen and ammonia can spit out.