How old are Saturn’s rings? They could be brand new, or they could be as ancient as the Solar System itself. Planetary scientists thought they knew the answer thanks to new data from Cassini, but new ideas are calling even that into question.
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- Saturn: Jewel of Our Solar System (NASA)
- Saturn (Wikipedia)
- Take a stunning 250000 kilometer-long video tour of Saturn’s rings (SyFy Wire)
- Saturn Facts (NinePlanets.org)
- Age-old debate on Saturn’s rings reignited (EPSC)
- Saturn’s Rings May Be Ancient After All (Space.com)
- What are Saturn’s rings made of? (Cool Cosmos)
- ‘Snow-cannon’ Enceladus shines up Saturn’s super-reflector moons (EPSC)
- James Webb Space Telescope (NASA)