Posts by Neville

Professor Emeritus Saint Petersburg State University Area of specialty: Experimentally demonstrating the elaborate logic underpinning nature's awesome machinery. At the IF since 1991.

Saturn’s Colorful Rings

Taken during the Cassini spacecraft’s orbital insertion on June 30 show definite compositional variation within the rings. The general pattern is from “dirty” particles indicated by red to cleaner ice particles shown in turquoise in the outer parts of the rings.