Burkhard Militzer is a professor of Earth and Planetary Science and of Astronomy at the University of California, Berkeley in Berkeley, California.
Saturn’s Rings Might Be Made From A Missing Moon
A new theory suggests that Saturn’s gravity shredded up a moon and flattened it, giving us the planet’s iconic rings.
Saturn Put A Ring On It Only Relatively Recently
Saturn’s rings are estimated to have only formed millions of years ago, which is much younger than the planet itself.