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Saturn’s Rings Formed From Large Moon Destruction

October 7th, 2010 10:50 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

Matt_dk writes “The formation of Saturn’s rings has been one of the classical if not eternal questions in astronomy. But one researcher has provided a provocative new theory to answer that question. Robin Canup from the Southwest Research Institute has uncovered evidence that the rings came from a large, Titan-sized moon that was destroyed as it spiraled into a young Saturn.”

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