Moonlets created and destroyed in a ring of Saturn

September 9, 2014 10:47 AM

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Moonlets created and destroyed in a ring of Saturn

4 hours ago by Preston Dyches

There is an ongoing drama in the Saturnian ring system that causes small moons to be born and then destroyed on time scales that are but an eyeblink in the history of the solar system. SETI Institute scientists Robert French and Mark Showalter have examined photos made by NASA's Cassini spacecraft a...

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