about account add arrow-down arrow-left arrow-right arrow-up back-arrow register-arrow book-mobile book categories chat-bubble-mobile chat-bubble close college contact-us credit-card drag email-square facebook-mobile facebook-square facebook faq film history home load modal-error person pinterest-square play-mobile play queue remove resume search share show star tick trailer trash twitter-mobile twitter-square twitter university warning warning youtube-square open-eye close-eye promo-tag tag check info info active
13

Saturn and the Rings: Gravity’s Masterpiece

Lecture no. 13 from the course: A Field Guide to the Planets

Saturn and the Rings: Gravity’s Masterpiece

Taught by Professor Sabine Stanley | 32 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course

With its exquisitely complex ring system, NASA describes Saturn as the “jewel of our solar system.” Learn what decades of exploration have revealed about the origin and morphology of these ever-changing icy rings and how they interact with Saturn’s closest moons. From the rings to propeller moonlets, a massive hexagonal polar storm, and the giant vortex, our fascination with Saturn never ends!

Reviews

j********m
November 18, 2019

Reply

Delete