Weekly Space Hangout: Feb 13, 2019 – Luciano Iess of the Cassini Radio Science Team | Universe Today
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Weekly Space Hangout: Feb 13, 2019 – Luciano Iess of the Cassini Radio Science Team

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Dr. Morgan Rehnberg (MorganRehnberg.com / @MorganRehnberg & ChartYourWorld.org)

Luciano Iess, professor of Aerospace Engineering at Sapienza University of Rome, is a member of the Cassini radio science team that recently determined, after analyzing gravity science data collected during the final orbits of Cassini around Saturn, that its iconic rings are a relatively young feature of the planet. You can read more about this and the teams other exciting discoveries online at the following sites:

https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/01/missions-expose-surprising-differences-interiors-saturn-and-jupiter

https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?feature=7315

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