Home > slashdot > Saturn’s Strange Hexagon Recreated In the Lab

Saturn’s Strange Hexagon Recreated In the Lab

April 8th, 2010 04:12 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

cremeglace writes “Saturn boasts one of the solar system’s most geometrical features: a giant hexagon encircling its north pole. Though not as famous as Jupiter’s Great Red Spot, Saturn’s Hexagon is equally mysterious. Now researchers have recreated this formation in the lab using little more than water and a spinning table—an important first step, experts say, in finally deciphering this cosmic mystery. More details, including a cool demo video, at ScienceNOW.”

Source: Saturn’s Strange Hexagon Recreated In the Lab

Related Articles:

  1. Cassini Gets Amazing Views of Saturn’s Hexagon
  2. Saturn’s Hexagon May Be Solar System’s Coolest Mystery
  3. What Life Was Like Inside the Hexagon Project
  4. Bin Laden Hideout Recreated In Counter-Strike
  5. Minecraft Creator Notch’s $70 Million Mansion Recreated In Minecraft
blog comments powered by Disqus