Topic: Pluto

A research team led by Brandon Johnson, assistant professor of Earth, environmental and planetary sciences, connected data from the New Horizons spacecraft with scientific models to discover a basin on Pluto’s surface with a positive mass anomaly. The team then deduced that a denser material, like liquid, must be below the surface.

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U. researchers discover ocean beneath Pluto’s surface

October 4, 2016 0 comments

Earth is not the only planetary body with an ocean in our solar system, according to a new study released by a team led by Professor Brandon Johnson.