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Scientists discover massive ring around Saturn


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#1 Darth Biscuit

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Posted 07 October 2009 - 01:11 PM

http://www.cnn.com/2...ring/index.html

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This would have been more entertaining if they had discovered giant rings around Uranus.

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Posted 07 October 2009 - 01:12 PM

that is clearly photoshopped

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Posted 07 October 2009 - 01:13 PM

that is clearly photoshopped


By NASA?






...but why?

#4 Darth Biscuit

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Posted 07 October 2009 - 01:22 PM

I think it may just be for illustration purposes as the ring can't be seen easily... hence why it's only now been discovered.

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Posted 07 October 2009 - 01:27 PM

its amazing that with everything pointed towards space that we are just now finding tuff like this...esp. something as close as Saturn

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Posted 07 October 2009 - 01:33 PM

its amazing that with everything pointed towards space that we are just now finding tuff like this...esp. something as close as Saturn


True... I'm sure there's a lot out there that is yet to surprise us...

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Posted 07 October 2009 - 01:36 PM

still waiting on the radio waves to make it to some distant planet

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Posted 07 October 2009 - 01:50 PM

with all the money we spend on wars and sh%t we will probably go to mars in 500 years

#9 Matt Foley

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Posted 07 October 2009 - 02:43 PM

Chevy just shut Saturn down. You knew there would be consequences.

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Posted 07 October 2009 - 09:06 PM

Saturn is about 10x farther from the Earth than Mars is...I don't think that's "close."