Posts Tagged ‘ring’

Dust Traps

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013
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To date, we have discovered 865 confirmed exoplanets orbiting distant stars. But a great mystery remains: how do these planets form?

Ring Ripples Are Comet Clues

Monday, April 4th, 2011
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Ripples in the rings of Saturn and Jupiter can tell scientists when a comet passed through.

Why Did Rome Fall – Weather?

Monday, January 24th, 2011
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New evidence that the rise and fall of civilizations can be tied to dramatic changes in climate.

Saturn’s Moons

Monday, November 8th, 2010
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Did a moon form Saturn’s rings? Do the building blocks for life exist on Titan? Seltzer water inside Enceladus? Here are three recent headlines about Saturn’s moons.

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