New NASA research indicates that Saturn's iconic rings are not only younger than previously thought, but are disappearing at an extremely fast pace, compared to Saturn's age. https://t.co/O7O7E7CLdj via @NASASolarSystem pic.twitter.com/e7KXGglkRgNASA Goddard(@ NASAGoddard) link
The rings of Saturn consist of water ice, dust and stones. The gravity of the planet pulls on them, but at the same time, turning them with such high speed that she managed to escape. That balance is sometimes disturbed.also Read Scientists discover most distant object ever seen in our solar system: the rosy dwarf planet ‘Farout’ Ringenregen
Then it falls a part to Saturn, a phenomenon that ‘ringenregen’ is called. “We estimate that every half hour, an olympic-sized swimming pool of water from the rings is removed,” say the researchers. the
The Voyager probes did around 1980 already discovered that the ice raining at Saturn. The probe Cassini has last year research was done during his last dives, before he himself was swallowed up by Saturn.