How Saturn's Icy Moons Get a (Geologic) Life

@article{Kerr2006HowSI,
  title={How Saturn's Icy Moons Get a (Geologic) Life},
  author={R. Kerr},
  journal={Science},
  year={2006},
  volume={311},
  pages={29 - 29}
}
  • R. Kerr
  • Published 2006
  • Geology, Medicine
  • Science
PLANETARY SCIENCESAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA-- Why is there geology on Saturn's icy satellites? A group of Cassini team members puzzling over the odd shape of Iapetus has hit on a possible explanation. Perhaps the moons formed early and grabbed just enough heat-generating radioactivity from the nascent solar system. ([Read more][1].) [1]: http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/311/5757/29 
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