Measurement and implications of Saturn’s gravity field and ring mass

@article{Iess2019MeasurementAI,
  title={Measurement and implications of Saturn’s gravity field and ring mass},
  author={Luciano Iess and Burkhard Militzer and Yohai Kaspi and Phil D. Nicholson and Daniele Durante and Paolo Racioppa and A. Anabtawi and Eli Galanti and W Hubbard and M J Mariani and Paolo Tortora and S. Wahl and Marco Zannoni},
  journal={Science},
  year={2019},
  volume={364}
}
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