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Solar system: Recipe for making Saturn's rings

Abstract : Simulations show that the still-mysterious origin of Saturn's vast, icy rings could be explained by the 'peeling' by Saturn's tides of the icy mantle of a large satellite migrating towards the planet
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Aurélien Crida, Sébastien Charnoz. Solar system: Recipe for making Saturn's rings. Nature, Nature Publishing Group, 2010, 468 (7326), pp.903-905. ⟨10.1038/nature09738⟩. ⟨cea-00904206⟩



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