Saturn’s ‘Fuzzy Core’ Seen In Ring Ripples

Cassini Saturn
A simulated image of Saturn, constructed using Cassini images colorized to show various optical depths versus ring particle sizes. NASA/JPL-Caltech

Seismic waves in Saturn’s rings reveal the strange ‘fuzzy core’ interior of the planet within.

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft continues to uncover amazing facts about the ringed planet Saturn. A recent study in the August edition of Nature: Astronomy highlighted an intriguing method to indirectly probe the interior of the planet.

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