Posts Tagged ‘Pluto’

Pluto – the wonder planet

Since its discovery in the year nineteen thirty, Pluto was known to be the ninth planet in the solar system and the largest dwarf planet. The discovery of Eris in two thousand and six pushed Pluto to being the second largest dwarf planet in the solar system. It takes the tenth place as the largest […]

Mercury’s iron heart is bigger than previously thought

Pluto’s relegation to dwarf planet category led Mars on assuming the role of the smallest globe in the solar system. However, recent studies concerning the composition of the planet could bring Mars the impressive title of „Iron Planet”. The cooperation between scientists on the Messenger mission orbiting Mercury and the terrestrial-based ones led to discovering […]