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Recent Changes in Saturn Rings Puzzle Scientists (Bush Administration to Blame)
Space.com ^ | 9/7/05 | AP

Posted on 09/07/2005 4:05:24 AM PDT by nuke rocketeer

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- New observations by the international Cassini spacecraft reveal that Saturn's trademark shimmering rings, which have dazzled astronomers since Galileo's time, have dramatically changed over just the past 25 years. Among the most surprising findings is that parts of Saturn's innermost ring -- the D ring -- have grown dimmer since the Voyager spacecraft flew by the planet in 1981, and a piece of the D ring has moved 125 miles inward toward Saturn.

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TOPICS: Astronomy; Conspiracy; Education; Science
KEYWORDS: cassini; rings; saturn
Somehow, some leftie will find a way to blame the President's refusal to go along with Kyoto for this problem!
1 posted on 09/07/2005 4:05:24 AM PDT by nuke rocketeer
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To: nuke rocketeer

See! Global warming is spreading!


2 posted on 09/07/2005 4:06:53 AM PDT by twntaipan (Leadership: Rudy has it! W has it! Ray Nagin (mayor of New Orleans) can't spell it!)
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To: nuke rocketeer

Tell the liberals to check Uranus too.


3 posted on 09/07/2005 4:08:23 AM PDT by NetValue (No enemy has inflicted as much damage on America as liberals.)
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To: nuke rocketeer

Tell the liberals to check Uranus too.


4 posted on 09/07/2005 4:08:40 AM PDT by NetValue (No enemy has inflicted as much damage on America as liberals.)
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To: nuke rocketeer

OMGWTF BUSH'S FAULT!!!


5 posted on 09/07/2005 4:14:52 AM PDT by DefiantZERO
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To: nuke rocketeer

Note to Mark Morford: NASA has also determined there are rings of debris around Uranus.


6 posted on 09/07/2005 5:47:52 AM PDT by VRWCmember
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To: VRWCmember

Are they Kling-ons??


7 posted on 09/07/2005 5:57:28 AM PDT by nuke rocketeer
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To: nuke rocketeer

alas...

Changes in Saturn Rings Baffle Scientists
Washington Post | Monday, September 5, 2005 | ALICIA CHANG
Posted on 09/05/2005 7:20:18 PM PDT by Zrob
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/1478155/posts


8 posted on 09/07/2005 7:44:25 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (Down with Dhimmicrats! I last updated by FR profile on Sunday, August 14, 2005.)
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Scientists Find That Saturn's Rotation Period Is A Puzzle
University of Iowa | June 28, 2004 | Gary Galluzzo and Don Gurnett
Posted on 01/13/2005 6:00:04 PM PST by SunkenCiv
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/1320410/posts


9 posted on 09/11/2005 8:35:31 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Down with Dhimmicrats! I last updated by FR profile on Sunday, August 14, 2005.)
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Changes in Saturn Rings Baffle Scientists
Washington Post | Monday, September 5, 2005 | ALICIA CHANG
Posted on 09/05/2005 7:20:18 PM PDT by Zrob
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/1478155/posts


10 posted on 10/01/2005 10:39:20 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (Down with Dhimmicrats! I last updated by FR profile on Sunday, August 14, 2005.)
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