Lots of strange things about Saturn can be explained by a destroyed moon

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Saturn is an unusual planet in some obvious ways, most notably its extensive ring system. But it's also strange in some less obvious ways: The rings appear to be far, far younger than the planet, and they stay stably in the plane of Saturn's orbit while the planet's axis of rotation wobbles around dramatically. A new modeling study released in yesterday's edition of Science suggests that these od...

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