Super Saturn Discovered with Rings Stretching 55 Million Miles


Because of its detailed ring system, Saturn is known as the “jewel of the solar system.”  Saturn’s rings stretch from edge-to-edge as wide as 175,000 miles, about the distance from the Earth to the Moon.  Even though the other gas planets in our solar system have a series of rings, Saturn’s system of rings is the most prominent and well known.  However, a new exoplanet–some 420 light years from Earth–has been discovered with a ring system that dwarfs any ring system ever before seen; it is a ring system over 200 times larger than the rings of Saturn.

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NASA Responds to Lawsuit over Mars Donut

NASA responds to Mars Donut lawsuit

A little while ago I blogged about the mysterious donut-like object that suddenly appeared on the surface of Mars at the base of the Opportunity rover.  NASA concluded that it was only a rock and probably got there by being kicked up from one of Opportunity’s wheels while it moved from point A to point B.  Well, now NASA has a lawsuit brought against them by someone that thinks the object is more than meets the eye and he wants the investigation to go further.

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