Melting of Io by Tidal Dissipation

@article{Peale1979MeltingOI,
  title={Melting of Io by Tidal Dissipation},
  author={S. Peale and P. Cassen and R. Reynolds},
  journal={Science},
  year={1979},
  volume={203},
  pages={892 - 894}
}
  • S. Peale, P. Cassen, R. Reynolds
  • Published 1979
  • Geology, Medicine
  • Science
  • The dissipation of tidal energy in Jupiter's satellite Io is likely to have melted a major fraction of the mass. Consequences of a largely molten interior may be evident in pictures of Io's surface returned by Voyager I. 
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