View Full Version : New Studies: Planetary Rings Harbor Records of Past Smash-Ups

2011-Mar-31, 09:10 PM
Planetary rings are more than just astronomical marvels — they’re also a sort of archive, chronicling histories of impacts for decades. A pair of studies were published online in Science today by two different teams that noticed odd characteristics in the rings of Saturn and Jupiter — and followed them to this promising conclusion.*In the [...]

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