NASA: Saturn’s moons and rings are ‘vintage’ goods

A careful analysis of data from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft reveals that Saturn’s moons and rings are “vintage” goods from around the time of our solar system’s birth, according to a space agency news release. The planet’s moons and rings date back more than 4 billion years.

According to Gianrico Filacchione, a Cassini participating scientist at Italy’s National Institute for Astrophysics, examining Saturn helps scientists learn about the chemical and physical evolution of our solar system. …

via The Cuckoo’s Nest http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/forumotion/yrGQ/~3/5pSROgNVhfA/t1540-nasa-saturns-moons-and-rings-are-vintage-goods

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