Sunday, 17 February 2013

Saturn's Rings & Moonlets: Unlocking Mysteries

Feb. 14, 2013 — Research by Loughborough University physicists casts new light on Saturn's moonlets -- and could help solve some of the mysteries surrounding planet formation.



New research casts new light on Saturn's moonlets -- and could help solve some of the mysteries surrounding planet formation. (Credit: NASA)
Saturn's F ring has long been of interest to scientists as its features rapid change on timescales from hours to years, and it is probably the only location in the solar system where large scale collisions happen on a daily basis.

More - Link >>> http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/02/130214103705.htm

Sources: University of Loughborough, ScienceDaily.com .

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