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Bejeweled Worlds

What an impoverished universe it would be if Saturn and the other giant planets lacked rings. Planetary scientists are finally working out how gravity has sculpted these elegant ornaments

September 1, 2003 — Douglas P. Hamilton, Joseph A. Burns and Mark R. Showalter

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