NASA DISCOVERS GIANT RING AROUND SATURN

Dy’er Sez: And they also found Klingons around Uranus.

 

 

 

Sorry…I couldn’t help that…I just HAD to.

 

Story from BBC, Video from AP:

New ring detected around Saturn
By Jonathan Amos
Science reporter, BBC News
 
A colossal new ring has been identified around Saturn. The dusty hoop lies some 13 million km (eight million miles) from the planet, about 50 times more distant than the other rings and in a different plane.

Scientists tell the journal Nature that the tenuous ring is probably made up of debris kicked off Saturn’s moon Phoebe by small impacts.

They think this dust then migrates towards the planet where it is picked up by another Saturnian moon, Iapetus.

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