17 Science Facts That Will Leave You Questioning Everything

There is a dwarf planet in our solar system that spins so fast that it has become distorted.


The dwarf planet, Haumea, that orbits between 3.2 and 4.7 billion miles away from the sun, is one of the fastest rotating objects in our solar system. While its roughly the same size as Pluto, it completes full rotation every 4 hours. Because the rotation of this icy world is so fast, the dwarf planet has been distorted into an oblong shape.