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View Full Version : Zap! Saturn Moon’s Electron Beam Beaned Cassini Spacecraft From Charged Surface



Fraser
2014-Oct-20, 01:10 PM
Ever took a balloon and rubbed it against your hair? That’s an example of electrostatic charging, which you see as the balloon briefly attracts strands of hair against your head. Turns out a similar process is taking place on Saturn’s moon Hyperion. More astounding, it wasn’t until recently that scientists saw a curious effect on […]

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