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2013-Jul-31, 08:11 PM
The geyser jets of Enceladus donít shoot out in a continuous stream, but are more like an adjustable garden hose nozzle, says Cassini scientist Matt Hedman, author of a new paper about the workings of this fascinating tiger-striped moon. Observations from Cassini found that the bright plume emanating from Enceladus’ south pole varies predictably. The [...]

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