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Saturn's Rings Are Disappearing

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Scientists from NASA Goddard have discovered that not only are Saturn's rings younger than previously thought, but also that the rings are actually disappearing at a rapid pace through a process called "ring rain." Learn more about this phenomena in this animated video.

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Video Produced & Edited by: David Ladd
Saturn Ring Rain Animations by: Lisa Poje
Additional Animations by: NASA's Conceptual Image Lab & NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Video narrated by: Jerome Hruska
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