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Fraser
2008-Feb-19, 09:20 PM
Even in the smallest telescopes, Saturn's bright rings pop into view. But those might be just the tip of the iceberg. During a recent flyby of the planet, NASA's Cassini spacecraft noticed empty patches where the constant rain of high-energy electrons slowed down. Perhaps there are partial rings there, invisible to the spacecraft's cameras. And [...]

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