Saturn’s rings in a supercomputer

Moscow, Russia (SPX) Aug 10, 2015

Why some planets, like Saturn or Jupiter, have their rings, while others like, the Earth or Mars do not? It turned out that “the size does not matter” – not only giants as Saturn possess the rings, but even tiny asteroids do: According to the recent discovery of the Spitzer Space Telescope, the remote asteroid Chariklo, which is only 260 km in diameter, also has rings.

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